Posts Categorized: Money

You can’t take it with you

But it would be nice to make it there. For some years now, I’ve been troubled by so many people I know refuse to consider how they are going to secure their future. It’s a problem that extends far beyond my own personal circle, of course, and I fret about all of the people in the… Read more »

I need more headaches

The only thing I try to avoid more than taking medicine is going to doctors. Inevitably, at some point, I’ve got to take some medicine for some ailment.  It may be an infrequent cold or a sore throat or a more often, but still not frequent, headache. The “problem” with getting sick just often enough… Read more »

Who knew the stock market had a heart?

I’ve spent the past week and a half watching myself become unretired and retired again so many times my head is spinning. The stock market has gone into whack-a-mole mode and there doesn’t seem to be any rationality left in the markets. At the risk of boring all of you, a quick primer on the… Read more »

GNABRT Day 65 – What went wrong

As mentioned in yesterday’s blog, today was a short trip Southwest to Mooresville (still in North Carolina) to reacquaint with a University of Florida comrade (and meet his post-UF family).  A nice casual dinner was planned after first stopping by his house. It was more like getting acquainted, since my memory of people and particulars… Read more »

Charity case

I was chatting with my friend about the exemplary performance of one of my favorite companies (and large stock holding), Apple.  I mentioned if my other core holding had a similarly great announcement this afternoon, I was going to take a vacation. When he asked where I would go, I popped out the “visit every… Read more »