Tag Archives: Dream. Invest. Live.

Trust Your Self

“Here you go, Tom. Here’s the car I want.” It was about ten years ago and a friend showed me a magazine ad for a Tesla. He laughed. He was part owner of a nice art gallery, but that meant … Continue reading

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Getting Better Slowly

Yay! Good news! Getting the loan on my house means a long string of long-delayed tasks can get done. Ah. What? A loan doesn’t equate to money in my account, which doesn’t translate to immediately paying off lots of bills, … Continue reading

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The Great Resignation

(The following is an expansion of post from PretendingNotToPanic.com.) The middle class was born about 650 yeas ago. It wasn’t by governmental decree, though there were probably some declarations declared. It wasn’t by some great grass-roots organization, though there was … Continue reading

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Semi Annual Exercise Mid 2021

As I note at the start of my stock synopses; “INTRO Here’s my semi-annual exercise to see if I remember why I own the stocks I own, and so I can check back and see if their stories have changed. … Continue reading

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Selling A Sliver – MVIS

I made money. I lost money. Take your pick of perspectives, but it may be best to pick both because both things are true. After a lot of research, analysis, and thought I wanted to pop myself in the forehead … Continue reading

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The Fifty One Percent

“We never agree on anything”; say some couples. “We won!”, said the majority that had the results go their way despite the minority. “It’s worth a lot, so I should get a lot.”; say so many sellers, artists, homeowners, – … Continue reading

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No News Is Still No News

History echoes. It is too easy to let no news be interpreted as negative news. Humans are so good at reading between the lines that entire grand narratives can fit between two paragraphs of a press release, in the gap … Continue reading

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Personal Finance Is Personal

Personal finance is personal. Yes, that’s the title; but since I wrote my own book on my own personal finances (Dream. Invest. Live.) the simplicity of that observation has become more apparent – even after twelve years. Finance is impersonal, … Continue reading

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Parabola Hyperbola Hyperbole – MVIS

Whee!!! Whoa. Wha? MicroVision’s stock, MVIS, has been doing some crazy stuff, lately. MicroVision has always been a story stock, but usually there was only a small audience listening. Something changed. A year ago it looked possible that a new … Continue reading

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Gamestop And Moving Smaller Stocks

Oh dear. Some financial institutions are upset that some individual stockholders figured out how to play the market taking advantage of the institutions’ techniques. The big players are upset that others have begun beating them at their old game. Simply … Continue reading

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