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Mr. Willowby’s Christmas Tree

In All by Brian Imrich

On our last trip down to visit my parents I found an old children’s book I remembered from many years ago.  The title, Mr Willowby’s Christmas Tree (aside – after …

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Free…Not For Me

In All by Brian Imrich

This year, one of the major investment companies on Wall Street launched a free, or I should say a $0 fee, investment vehicle.  If offers abroad diversified basket of US …

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Year End Reminders!

In All by Brian Imrich

As the holiday season speeds towards us there are a few reminders I wanted to share (as boring as they might be for a Friday afternoon happy hour post!) If …

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The Worst Investment I Ever Made

In All by Brian Imrich

I would expect you’re familiar with that “head slap” moment when the reality of a poor decision or outcome comes crashing down on you.  I have had many my fair …

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YouTube TV

In All by Brian Imrich

My wife and I just recently took the plunge in cancelling our long subscribed Cable TV with Time Warner, or Spectrum, or whatever name they go by now.  This post …

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Little Sister’s Wedding

In All by Brian Imrich

This weekend we are packing up the kids and headed to my sister Christina & her fiance Mike’s wedding!! The planning, the changes, the people, the expectations, the weather…I am …

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Boring Week on Wall Street

In All by Brian Imrich

It was a boring week on Wall Street.  Most weeks are…if you focus on the numbers and ignore the headlines.  As a whole, the US stock market represented by the …

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Checking Account Risks

In All by Brian Imrich

As far as financial problems go, having too much in your checking account is a welcomed one! However, even though this money is likely insured by the FDIC should your …

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If This, Then That…

In All by Brian Imrich

Making a good decision is tough.  I find myself on a life long process of trying to be better at helping people to make the most appropriate decisions.   It’s …

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Keep It Simple

In All, Having a Child by Brian Imrich

In many recent meetings, the question has been posed to me, by mostly new parents, what to do with the child’s money??  They got $50 for a baptism or $100 …

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The Race to Zero

In All, Everyday Life, Retirement by Brian Imrich

Today the awareness of investment-related fees is higher than ever. While Benjamin Graham and other professional investors wrote about the erosive effects of high mutual fund management fees, trading costs, …

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