Author: Thad Schlaud

How to Combat Emotional Investing: Mastering the Fear Curve

Thad Schlaud

In the unpredictable world of investing, the “fear curve” is an all-too-familiar emotional roller coaster that leads many investors to make decisions that ultimately harm their financial health. It’s this curve that drives people to buy at market peaks and sell at troughs, missing out on potentially lucrative opportunities. This…

Categories: The Market

Opportunities & Challenges in This Labor Market

Thad Schlaud

For young professionals, the current economic climate presents a unique mix of opportunities and challenges. Recent reports, including a robust hiring spree with 275,000 jobs added in February, showcase the resilience and dynamism of the U.S. economy. This performance, significantly surpassing economists’ expectations, hints at a vibrant labor market, fueling…

Categories: The Market
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Podcasts for Business Owners

Thad Schlaud

Today we are discussing podcasts for business owners. Having worked with many business owners, we have admired their unwavering dedication to continuous learning. We have curated a list of five informative and enjoyable podcasts for you to listen to.

Categories: Education

Annual Rebalancing Steps To Consider This Tax Season

Thad Schlaud

As you begin to receive 2023 year-end statements, it will be tempting to focus on how well the markets performed. But especially because of this year’s solid market performance, it would be a safe bet that many investors need to consider rebalancing, because they might now be overweight or underweight…

Categories: The Market

Rethinking the Model of Success from the 1980s 

Thad Schlaud

The picture-perfect model of success, painted by the 1980s generation, was dominated by corporate ladders, sprawling houses, and luxury cars. But a wind of change has been blowing through the aspirations of today’s generation, often tagged as the children of the 1980s generation. Where their predecessors were typified by sheer…

Categories: Careers

Fortify Your Financial Security During the Holidays

Thad Schlaud

As the holiday season approaches, the air buzzes with excitement, but it also rings alarm bells for cybercriminals aiming to exploit the festive fervor. Protecting your financial information from hackers during this period demands heightened vigilance and proactive measures. Here’s a comprehensive guide to safeguard your financial well-being during the…

Categories: Family

The Biggest Issue Facing Your Employees Today

Thad Schlaud

The current economic landscape, with its rising living costs and lingering student debt, has shifted employees’ financial stress points. Recent studies, including the “Retirement Readiness 2023” report, from Buck, an integrated HR, pensions and benefits consulting firm, illuminate a stark reality: the immediate financial…

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