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January 2016

2 Reasons To Ring In The New Year With Cash (Not Stocks)

By | Finances, Investing, Planning

Happy New Year!

Should auld acquaintance be forgot,
And never brought to mind?
Should auld acquaintance be forgot
And auld lang syne?

Auld Lang Syne by Robert Burns

We all know the song. That traditional song sung on New Year’s Eve asks the rhetorical question, “Should forget our friends and times of long ago?” And just like we shouldn’t forget the times or people of old, we shouldn’t forget the investment lessons of old. So while the stock market was probably the last thing most people were thinking of on December 31st, 2015, I couldn’t get my mind off of it. It was the “lessons of old” that had drawn my attention and had me watching closely and then taking action, while many were out-of-office and thinking about festivities. Read More