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On Straight Talk Money: Is It 1997 All Over Again?

I joined Chase Robertson and Peggy Tuck yesterday on Straight Talk Money. First on the agenda, we discuss the market’s current valuation. It’s starting to look a little like 1997. Then, as now, stocks were extremely expensive. But they continued to get even more expensive for nearly three more years. Could we be looking at […]

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All About Bitcoin

I joined David Hays last week to chat about Bitcoin:     This article first appeared on Sizemore Insights as All About Bitcoin

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On Straight Talk Money: Where Is Amazon Building Its New Headquarters?

I joined Peggy Tuck this morning to talk about, among other things, Amazon.com’s (AMZN) plans to build a new corporate headquarters. Where might the lucky recipient city be? Denver? Dallas? Maybe even Austin? We discuss. — This article first appeared on Sizemore Insights as On Straight Talk Money: Where Is Amazon Building Its New Headquarters?

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Straight Talk Money: What To Do About The Debt Ceiling Crisis… And An Old Stock Tip From Warren Buffett

I joined Peggy Tuck this morning on Straight Talk Money this morning to talk about, among other things, the North Korea crisis and pending debt ceiling showdown.   And in the final segment, we chat about a Warren Buffett recommendation from the late 1990s… one that I happened to own myself back then!     This […]

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On Straight Talk Money: Should You Tap Into Your 401k to Pay for Hurricane Harvey Damage?

I joined Peggy Tuck on Straight Talk Money yesterday. At the top of the list, the IRS annouced it would allow penalty free 401k withdrawl to those affected by Hurricane Harvey. But should you tap into your retirement savings to pay for Hurricane Harvey damages?   Up next, we chat about stocks that are “Amazon […]

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On Straight Talk Money: Getting Your Will and Testament in Order

I joined Chase Robertson and Peggy Tuck yesterday on Straight Talk Money to chat about the importance of having a proper estate plan. It’s not just for wealthy people. Even ordinary Americans with modest nest eggs need to make sure their affairs are in order. Listen to the audio here:       This article […]

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On Straight Talk Money: The Solar Eclipse, Recent Portfolio Moves, and More!

I joined Chase Robertson and Peggy Tuck this morning on Straight Talk Money. Fist on the agenda is, of course, the solar eclipse this afternoon. We also touch on the recent opening of Saudi stock market and one some recent moves in the White House.    In the next segment, I go over some recent […]

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The Beauty of the Side Hustle

I joined Chase Robertson and Peggy Tuck on Straight Talk Money to chat about, among other things, the benefit of having a side hustle:         This article first appeared on Sizemore Insights as The Beauty of the Side Hustle

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On Straight Talk Money: Amazon-Proof REITs and More

I joined Chase Robertson and Peggy Tuck last week on Straight Talk Money. First on the agenda: Amazon-proof REITs, or landlords that are strong enough to survive the Amazon.com (AMZN) assault on traditional brick-and-mortar retail:   In the next segment, we talk about Snap’s (SNAP) woes and what they means for tech IPOs in general. […]

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On Straight Talk Money: A Conversation with a Short Seller

Earlier this week, Peggy Tuck and I interviewed short seller and forensic accountant John Del Vecchio. I call John the “Horatio Caine of finance” because he knows where the bodies are buried in the financial statements. We discuss what exactly short selling is and how it’s different in real life than how it might be […]

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