Opinion: How big tech’s entry into healthcare can make you money

CES 2023 marked a “Back to Normal” for the annual tech event. With more than 100,000 back in Las Vegas, it felt like the CES of yesteryear, but for healthcare and digital health technology, everything was new. With several megatrends taking the spotlight at this year’s show, including automotive, devices and the metaverse, healthcare-focused tech … Read more

Should your small business get a loan to cover the rising costs of inflation? This may help you decide.

Small business owners have spent years trying to deal with the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic, and now inflation has thrown a wrench in the recovery’s progress. Four in five businesses report that rising prices have had a significant impact on their operations, according to the U.S. Chamber of Commerce’s Small Business Index for the … Read more

Almost everyone fails the investment literacy test

Are you ready for today’s retirement investing pop quiz? Which of the major asset classes is most correlated with inflation, performing better when inflation is higher and worse when it is lower? I bet you answered gold or maybe commodities in general. And you are not wrong, undefined you focus on the correlation of short-term … Read more

I am 62, single and have never had a retirement account. I have $100,000 to invest, but is it too late?

I am a 62 year old single male and have never had a retirement account. I own both my home and a rental property that are paid off and have no other liabilities. I have $100,000 in savings that I would like to invest for retirement. At my current job I save $10,000 a month … Read more

This investment strategy acts on 18 trends to reduce your risk when the stock market is volatile

Managed futures strategies can be useful for investors during times of economic uncertainty. The strategies seek to take advantage of price trends – up or down – and produce positive returns that offset declines elsewhere. Having some money dedicated to a managed futures strategy can reduce overall portfolio risk and potentially prevent an investor from … Read more

Does COVID spread on airplanes? Hello science? Anyone?

This article reprinted with permission from NerdWallet. It seems like all my friends got COVID this summer and many think they got it on a plane. But this is as anecdotal as the data. What does it do, you know science I must say? I spoke with Arnold Barnett, a statistics professor at MIT who … Read more

Does COVID spread on airplanes? Hello science? Anyone?

This article reprinted with permission from NerdWallet. It seems like all my friends got COVID this summer and many think they got it on a plane. But this is as anecdotal as the data. What does it do, you know science I must say? I spoke with Arnold Barnett, a statistics professor at MIT who … Read more

Asian markets mostly gain despite global tech slump

TOKYO — Asian stocks were mostly higher on Tuesday amid a global slide in technology stocks, including Japan’s SoftBank, which posted heavy losses as the market slumped. Such worries come on top of concerns about inflation and what central banks can do to curb that trend. Higher interest rates usually work as a downside for … Read more

My mother-in-law’s advisor made investments that paid off a little. Is this ethical?

How to vet a financial advisor. Getty Images Question: My mother-in-law has been investing with a registered advisor for years. I learned after her death that a large percentage of her money was invested in vehicles that paid less interest than the advisor was charging. Do you think this is ethical? Can something be done … Read more

Why a spinoff RIA started life insurance consulting

In 2017, my partners and I left the Wirehouse private bank to start our own RIA. Our goal was to make holistic wealth management a reality for our very wealthy clientele, and we were determined to support this mission with the right infrastructure. Like most teams transitioning from a corporate environment to the independent RIA … Read more