While you may not yet be ready for a medical exam by Dr. Robot, odds are that some of the packages you're receiving this holiday season will be prepped by a robot. Watch this incredible video.
Last August, Chris visited the Reuters TV set. Yesterday, I had the pleasure of dropping in at Reuters TV in Times Square to talk markets with anchor Fred Katayama. We talk bank earnings, S&P 500 earnings, and Costco.
This week, we are excited to announce the launch of the Inspired Money podcast. The idea of producing a podcast began when I attended FinCon Masters New York where I met business podcasters Philip "P.T." Taylor, James Altucher, and Farnoosh Torabi. I hope to see them again next month at FinCon Dallas because my article What Financial Health Means to Me was named one of 10 winners of a national #FinHealthMatters Day essay contest granting me entry to the the world’s largest financial content expo.
I'm out on the West Coast this week for a series of business meetings, and I brought a book. Call me old school. Putting in earplugs and settling in with a good book is a great way to fly, a welcome break from the usual screen time, and it conserves my iPhone battery. Sure, the seats are cramped, lousy food costs extra, and flight delays are routine. Yet, the earplugs block out the noise in the sky. And being 35,000 feet up for several hours, without internet, blocks out the noise below.
Morristown, New Jersey, July 7, 2017 – Runnymede Capital Management has been shortlisted in the "Investment Management" category of the 2017 US Captive Services Awards. The US Captive Awards returns for its 6th year to recognize and reward providers of captive insurance products and services, that have outperformed their competitors and demonstrated the highest levels of excellence over the past 12 months. Runnymede is the only service provider that has won each year since the inception of the awards, having been named winner of Best Customer Care in Investment Management in 2016, 2014, 2013, 2012 and Innovation in Investment Management in 2015.
Marsh Captive Solutions' 2016 Captive Benchmarking Report, analyzed 1,139 captive insurance companies (managed by Marsh globally) for benchmarking analysis. With the title, "Captive Solutions: Creating Security in an Uncertain World," the 44-page report covers many topics from reasons to form a captive, roles captives can play, and the changing regulatory landscape. In this post, I will summarize Marsh's findings in the area of investments for captive insurance companies.
We all "get" physical health. There are 15 gyms within a 2-mile radius of my house. Even the bag of corn chips on my desk is trying to convince me that it's healthy -- natural, organic, non-GMO. But we know better. We know that we need to exercise regularly and should forego the chips for an organic apple. On the other hand, financial health is often the neglected step-child to physical health, mental health, and spiritual health. In my nearly two-decades working with clients as an investment adviser, I know that even the fittest crossfitter needs to address and nourish her financial health in order to achieve balanced, good systemic health.
Whether you are setting up a 401(k) plan for your business or already have one in place, it is helpful to understand the various service providers needed to run a retirement plan. Here are the major service providers you will likely deal with on your plan.
It's Monday, the day after Father's Day, two thousand and seventeen. I hope all the Dads out there had a great one. I sure did. I am very grateful for my kids who qualify me to celebrate and to my dad, well, for everything. Even in the 19th year of working together, my dad continues to teach me and serve as an example by how much he cares about our family, clients, and business.My favorite Father's Day tweet that I saw yesterday came from Morgan Housel.
My dad's father's day advice: "Eat well, get some exercise, live below your means. You'll eliminate 90% of the problems people fall into."— Morgan Housel (@morganhousel) June 18, 2017
Simple and to the point. Great advice that resonates strongly in my middle-agedness! This got me to thinking about fatherly advice in my family. Here's what came to mind.
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