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What To Learn From the CannTrust Scandal

Adam O'Dell / July 16, 2019

The cannabis industry suffered a corporate scandal last week. Top Canadian producer CannTrust Holdings (NYSE: CTST) was busted by Health Canada for growing marijuana plants in an unlicensed room. It wasn’t an “honest mistake” either. Read More

Give Your Smartphone a Frontal Lobotomy

Charles Sizemore / July 15, 2019

It’s Monday, and I want you to answer a question for me honestly: Did you check your work emails last night? Don’t look down at your shoes. You know you did it. Read More

The Trouble With Hindsight Bias

Adam O'Dell / July 12, 2019

I’m going to show you a chart of a stock, and ask if you invested in a similar stock. You don’t need to know the ticker of this stock to play this game. Read More

How To Get Paid to Wait

Charles Sizemore / July 11, 2019

Well, the S&P 500 cleared 3,000 points Wednesday morning. Stocks are traded at all-time highs. And it all came about due to some reaffirmation made by the Fed. That’s not why I’m smiling though. Read More

Free Nike

John Del Vecchio / July 10, 2019

Another week, another unicorn… “What’s a unicorn?” you ask. Well, it’s a pre-initial public offering startup with a valuation greater than $1 billion. Read More

Three Alternatives to Watch Closely

Adam O'Dell / July 9, 2019

The stock market’s been especially volatile since last fall’s sell-off. Up, down… down, up… but with not a lot of net movement in one direction or the other. Read More

The 2018 Tax Filing Numbers Are In, and Most People Won’t Be Happy

Charles Sizemore / July 8, 2019

Well, the Internal Revenue Service’s — the infamous IRS — numbers are in from the 2018 tax-filing year. It’s the first under President Trump’s tax reforms, and the results won’t make anyone particularly happy. Read More

$10,000 Or Snake Bites: A Dangerous Investment

John Del Vecchio / July 5, 2019

Snake… The word alone makes me cringe. When I think of snakes, I think “scaly”… “slimy”… “evil”… They sure don’t create warm and fuzzy images in my mind, like my puppy does. Read More

How To Become Financially Independent

Adam O'Dell / July 4, 2019

Happy Fourth of July! Since the markets are closed today, I thought I’d take this time to offer up some advice on how to become financially independent. Read More