The Florida Keys are a special part of the world. Longtime residents, referred to as conchs (pronounced conks) have a unique and different culture – a much simpler, laid-back, and relaxed lifestyle. The Keys are a series of islands connected by one road, US-1. The drive from the Florida mainland to Key West is a beautiful, memorable one, across 42 […]» Read more
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The Keys are a series of islands connected by one road, US-1. The drive from the Florida mainland to Key West is a beautiful, memorable one, across 42 bridges. On your left side is the Atlantic Ocean and the right is the Gulf of Mexico. The emerald green water is majestic.
The geography is simple – mile marker 0 starts in Key West and 127.5 is in Florida City. When our children were young we had a condo in Marathon. If you asked for directions you are likely to hear, "Mile marker 50, Atlantic side, go two blocks on the right."
A milestone is much more than a simple green sign
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Legendary congressional veteran Claude Pepper was a spokesman for the elderly. One of his often-copied quotes applies today: “A stockbroker urged me to buy a stock that would triple its value every year. I told him, at my age, I don’t even buy green bananas.” Today his comments apply not only to stocks but also bonds and Certificates of Deposit […]» Read more
You can work your tail off, live below your means, save like a miser, invest like the experts, build a great retirement nest egg – and still end up with virtually nothing! Don’t take the bait! The hypocrisy of some financial professionals isn’t funny when you are talking about your life savings. When I have discussions with licensed financial professionals, […]» Read more
The numbers on the US Debt Clock are spinning at a dazzling pace. US government debt is now over $21 trillion, $174 thousand per taxpayer. Add another $3 trillion for debts of state and local government on the stack. Unfunded federal government promises are almost $113 trillion, $900,000 per taxpayer, not including another $6 trillion in state unfunded pension liabilities. […]» Read more
Can an average investor use foreign currencies as a hedge against the rapid decline of the purchasing power of the US dollar? Last week, friend Chuck Butler and I discussed WHY investors should use currencies as an inflation hedge. This week we discuss HOW even small investors can do so from the comfort of their own home. The discussion continues… […]» Read more
“Look Ma! No Hands” refers to a kid riding his bike without using his hands; a risky act of courage and daring. Family elders used the term as a warning sign when kids were showing off. I’d have scoffed at today’s kids (“chicken!”) wearing helmets while riding their bike. Falling off and skinning up your body was how you learned […]» Read more
If you knew you had a short time left to live, would you do anything differently? The movie, “Bucket List” highlighted how two men came to terms with their impending demise and went on quite an adventure before they “kicked the bucket”. Longtime friend Kirk B. sent me an article published in the Watauga Democrat, “Between 65 and death”, offering […]» Read more
Remember how excited you were when you got your first “real job”? It was early January and I was fresh off active duty. I began washing cars at an auto dealer – for $1.00/hour. I’d wash off the snow and grime from every car on the sales lot. It was freezing cold. I quickly realized what I didn’t want to […]» Read more
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