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18 Nov 2010 No Comments

Hugh Jidette isn’t real. Our national debt is.

Interesting website about our national debt. http://www.hughjidette.com/media/

11 Nov 2010 No Comments

Tax Report: Where Do Your Tax Dollars Go?

Interesting Wall Street Journal article by Laura Saunders. Click to read article…

11 Nov 2010 No Comments

White House Deficit Reduction Panel – Draft Recommendation

The attached report is the Draft proposal by the White House deficit commission co-chairs’ Erskine Bowes and Alan Simpson.  One of our favorite lines from the draft:  “The Problem is […]

3 Nov 2010 No Comments

2011 Tax Provisions Summary and Pension Plan Limitations

The Following links provide a quick overview of 2011 Tax Provisions and Pension Plan Limitations. What Tax Provisions Apply – A Quick Summary  IRS Announces Pension Plan Limitations for 2011

1 Oct 2010 No Comments

U.S. Mid-term Elections- A Catalyst for Stocks?

Fidelity’s Management and Research company provides a summary of how mid-term elections over the years have influenced the stock market. For more: MARE – Mid-Term Elections – A Catalyst for […]

1 Oct 2010 No Comments

Stat of the Day 10/1/2010

Some statistics regarding the recent performance of the S&P 500 Index (price only, ignoring dividends), as of 9/30/2010:   3rd Quarter 2010 return:                          10.7% 2010 Year-to-date return:                            2.3% 2010 High […]

23 Sep 2010 No Comments

Stat of the Day

Interesting Stat of the Day showing how the US economy has changed from a manufacturing economy (almost all of the top 10 employers in 1955 are related to the manufacturer […]

17 Sep 2010 No Comments

Eight Ways to Fix the U.S. Retirement Crisis

The following link will take you to an article that summarizes the proposals put forth by the President’s Economic Recovery Advisory Board to encourage U.S. workers to save for retirement.  […]

20 Aug 2010 No Comments

U.S. Is Bankrupt and We Don’t Even Know It: Laurence Kotlikoff – Bloomberg.com

Laurence Kotlikoff writes an interesting commentary on Bloomberg.com today. Not a pretty picture. Here’s a small sample, “This is what happens when you run a massive Ponzi scheme for six […]

19 Aug 2010 No Comments

Jeremy Siegel and Jeremy Schwartz: The Great American Bond Bubble

A good article on bonds and the impact of rising interest rates but EXTREMELY misleading to compare the -80% decline in tech stocks to a “similar bubble” in bonds .  […]