Thursday, May 1, 2014

Successful Investing: Warren Buffett Wisdom

Every year tens of thousands of people make the pilgrimage to Omaha, Nebraska to listen to arguably the most successful investment manager of all time, Warren Buffett. The extremely popular event starts this Monday. Undoubtedly, some are hoping to glean some investment secret or word of wisdom that they can turn into investment gold. And who can blame them? In a world where we are constantly bombarded with hot investments, market forecasts, and pundit predictions it seems nearly impossible to ever be sure what to do with our money. Thankfully, Warren Buffett does dispense some great advice and it is actually much different than what you might expect.

Friday, January 3, 2014

Investing Lessons from the 2014 Sugar Bowl

I have a client who is a big OU Sooner fan.  I mentioned to him my hope that OU would stand a chance against the heavily favored Alabama Crimson Tide to which he responded in jest, "I hope you aren't putting MY money on an upset." After the game I could not help but see the parallel to this year's outcome and how people actually think about investing for retirement.