Podcasts

RH 027 Stock Market Declines and Hop Rising

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Show Notes Retirement Segment 2018 was the worst December since the Great Depression. The DOW was down -5.6% and the S&P 500 -6.2%. For reference the DOW lost -34% and S&P 500 -37% during the 2008 financial meltdown. Additional factors that increase investor anxiety Most market volatility since 2008 Recency bias – the tendency to […]

Health

Relationship Anger

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relationship anger

I don’t know about you, but I’ve always had a low opinion of anger. We all know that if mismanaged, anger can lead to hostility, aggression, rage and violence. When that happens, everyone loses. So I find myself surprised to be writing in defense of anger – specifically what I call relationship anger. Background I […]

Lifestyle

Reflections on Work

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I am a proponent of focusing on today and living in the moment. But sometimes I find myself reflecting on the past (introspective bondage – nah). I have a need to assess areas of my life in order to make sense of them and myself. Not surprisingly work is one of them. Here’s what I […]

Podcasts

RH 026 Money Letters and White Christmas

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Show Notes Retirement Segment Jackie is the author of Money Letters 2 My Daughter, working professional and a parent. She is a financial literacy advocate. She makes presentations and holds workshops for all ages. Financial literacy means learning about money and how it affects it your life. Jackie was raised by a single father so […]

Finance

One Year Does Not a Market Make

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2018 stock market

2018 was a challenging year if you have money in the stock market. The S&P 500 was down 6.2% and the DOW industrial average lost 5.6%. If that alone isn’t enough to set nerves on edge consider this: the most market volatility since the financial crisis; the psychological effects of recency bias (the tendency to […]