Author Archives: Jim Miller

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Human Nature: Where Weather Meets Investing

We recently returned from our family spring break trip to Puerto Rico.  It was a wonderful week spent with good friends of ours (two families – ten people – one house!) exploring a part of the world our crew had … Continue reading

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Presidential Election Have You Worried About Your Portfolio?

Aquir / Shutterstock.com Well, we have some good news: the stock market is nonpartisan!  Based on research done by Vanguard dating all the way back to 1853, market returns have been nearly identical no matter which political party was in … Continue reading

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Daughters Are Better Than Sons? Financially, it seems so.

My wife, Melissa, and I have three children: two daughters and a son.  The girls are the oldest and youngest of our kids with our son in the middle.  When we were pregnant with our first child, I remember being … Continue reading

Posted in Financial Planning, Long-Term Care

What Can Hurricane Joaquin Teach Us About Retirement Planning?

You’ve undoubtedly been hit over the head by Hurricane Joaquin coverage the last couple days, with more reporting sure to come over the next week.  If you weren’t familiar with the “cone of uncertainty” before, you most assuredly will be … Continue reading

Posted in Current Events, Financial Planning, Retirement Planning