Monthly Archives: November 2015

| Weekly Insight

Weekly Insight: Longer Lives, Lower Payouts

Happy Thanksgiving! There is so much to be thankful for, including the probability that we will live longer than the previous generation. In fact, each year since World War II, life expectancy has grown by an average of two months. Life insurance companies have mixed feelings about this. Policyholders living…

| Weekly Insight

Weekly Insight: Terrorist Attacks And Tourism

Our thoughts, prayers, and deepest sympathies go out to the people of France. Last Friday’s terrorist attacks were awful. In addition to contemplating the senseless loss of life, I have been wondering how killing 129 civilians will damage the French economy and affect the other 65 million residents? Terrorism always…

| Weekly Insight

Weekly Insight: Stock Options

Wouldn’t it be nice if you could lock in a minimum price that you’ll get when you sell your car a few years from now? Then you could reduce uncertainty by giving yourself a worst-case scenario that you could plan around. Alternatively, consider this scenario: suppose you bought a rental…

| Weekly Insight

Weekly Insight: Breaking News on Social Security

We have written before about the need to reform Social Security in order to keep it solvent. It was pretty safe to assume that any changes would be unpopular. However, I never envisioned that it would happen like this. Just to be clear, the changes that were included in the…

Subscribe to our Newsletter!