As many of you did, I watched the last several days’ television coverage of the recent free-climb of El Capitan’s 3,000 foot Dawn Wall. The two climbers were the first to climb the wall using only their hands and feet, although ropes were used to break […]

January 21, 2014



Out with the Old, In with the Familiar

I thought about making a New Year’s Resolution, but I don’t think I want to resolve to do anything differently in my life. Yes, I want to exercise more, eat better, be kind to everyone, and pray for world peace. But, do I really want a […]

January 21, 2014



A Lackluster 2014

If I could sum up the stock market for last year, I would have to say that 2014 brought us a year of quiet stock growth mixed with a few volatile tantrums. We actually saw a small tantrum in January 2014 as the S&P 500 started the year in negative territory. By the end of August, the index had […]

January 21, 2014



IRA Reminders

All IRA contributions must be postmarked on or before April 15, 2015 for a […]

January 21, 2014