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College tuition is rising faster than the inflation rate[i] and paying for higher education has become a major financial concern among many families and students. When coupled with the fact that wages remain relatively flat, and the cost of living continues to rise[ii], many families are stressed about education expenses and the possibility of incurring debt.
According to Pew Research…Read post
“Sometimes we need to lose the small battles in order to win the war.” – Sun Tzu, The Art of War
What a difference a year makes. This time last year, we were trying to make sense of the rollercoaster ride that markets took in the first three months of 2016. As you may recall, in the first six weeks of 2016, U.S. markets sold off dramatically. Major U.S. equity markets dropped ov…Read post
Managing Your Finances during Old Age
Peach Basket Parables: Cincinnati and the Longest
There is something special about overtime games, contests in which two teams are so evenly matched that a winner cannot be declared in regulation, which for a college basketball game is forty minutes. An extra period is needed, or deserved, one might say, by the players who have…Read post