Is it the season to “be patient”?

Is it the season to “be patient”?

The phrase “be patient” has been thrown around a lot lately. In a world where Amazon Prime, Alexa, Waze, and Twitter tend to define one’s attention span, being patient is an awfully hard thing for many people to do. Nonetheless, we are hearing it just about everywhere...
Why risk management matters

Why risk management matters

This weekly column has explored the topic of risk management in some detail over the past three months, addressing several questions: Are the retail investor and financial adviser underserved by the buy-and-hold philosophy? What is the potential role for dynamic...
“Green light” for the U.S. economy?

“Green light” for the U.S. economy?

With Labor Day now in the rearview mirror, most schools are back in session, and fall weather is going to be very welcome in many parts of the U.S. It has been a brutally hot summer in several regions, including my home base in Connecticut. Sunday’s heat index here...