Author Archives: Joseph Marques

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The Role of Luck and Randomness

Along with millions of other Americans, our office held a small pool for the NCAA basketball tournament this past March.  We filled out our brackets and let the games play out. Well, I won, despite spending less than 7 minutes … Continue reading

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Swimming Superstar Katie Ledecky Decides To Go Pro – A conversation between financial planners

  Joe:  Well Allison, it looks like we’re back at it.  Katie Ledecky has finally decided to turn pro just as I recommended a year and a half ago. Allison:  Yes, Joe, I saw the news release.  Are you saying … Continue reading

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Your Portfolio and the Saguaro Cactus

The Saguaro cactus (pronounced Sah-wa-ro) grows exclusively in the Sonoran Desert, which extends into areas of California, Arizona and Northern Mexico. It’s an incredible plant with amazing characteristics and a lifespan measured in centuries. Because of its massive size and … Continue reading

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Investment Lessons from the University of Maryland Baltimore County “Retrievers”

The most dramatic game of the 2018 NCAA Men’s Basketball tournament thus far was the victory of 16th seeded University of Maryland Baltimore County (UMBC) over the (overall) number one seeded University of Virginia (UVA).  For those not familiar, the NCAA … Continue reading

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