When we watch the news, we hear how every day events are "drastically shaping" the market, and on a day-to-day scale, the market seems volatile. How does anyone invest for the long-term? Mike uses several big ideas to shape the way he puts his portfolios together. While not every investment is right for you, Mike thinks that arming yourself with knowledge and perspective can help you make the right choices.
We invite you to take a look at some of our blogs on Mile High Investing for some big ideas, long term investments, and a new perspective on creating a portfolio that is "ahead of the curve."
What sets businesses apart? Why do some succeed and some fail, especially during economic down turns? As an investor, these are extremely important questions. Understanding them is the key to making decisions about where and how to invest. To answer these questions, I’ve been doing a series on About Money. […]Read More
History doesn’t repeat itself, but it does rhyme. With each recession and depression one thing is certain, crisis breeds profound change. As an investor, this is important because change means opportunity. Are we about to dip into another recession? I don’t believe so. Disruptive technology is creating a new wave […]Read More
Have you ever gotten a particularly nasty infection? The kind of infection which won’t go away until your doctor prescribes antibiotics? I have. It’s magical what those little pills can do. Yet in 1918 when WWI was ending, there weren’t any magical cures for disease. The Spanish Flu took the lives […]Read More
Disruptive technology. It’s one of those buzz terms thrown around constantly. If you have listened to my show, About Money, or read other posts on my blog, you’ve definitely heard the term. Get ready to hear more about it. Why? Because it’s important. Because as a smart investor you need to […]Read More
Did the Great Recession make you weary of real estate investments? Or, were you among those who benefited from short sales and foreclosures? Nearly all of us were hit by the economic fallout. While this might make us shy away from investing, it’s important to remember every economic problem creates […]Read More
You load sixteen tons, what do you get Another day older and deeper in debt O’ Saint Peter don’t you call me yet I owe my soul to the company store – Sixteen Tons, by Ford Tennessee Ernie I remember when Tennessee Ernie Ford sang Sixteen Tons. It described working conditions 100 […]Read More
How relevant are you? In today’s market, technology and productivity are turning routine jobs into machine automated ones. When I graduated from high school, you could always work in a factory or as a ditch digger if you didn’t go to college. Now, many jobs with a reproducible input-output are […]Read More
“All of our jobs are going to China.” “Everything is made in Taiwan.” “Nothing is manufactured in the United States anymore.” I hear those sayings a lot. Don’t you? I want to set the record straight. Since 1979, the United States has lost over 8 million manufacturing jobs. It may […]Read More
Do you constantly hear United States’ manufacturers are laying off American workers and sending jobs overseas? I hear about it a lot. But, not all manufacturers are rushing to China for cheaper labor. Some are coming back. A local company called Taphandles is opening two United States factories. In 1999, Taphandles’ President […]Read More
The presidential race has begun. If you have listened to the debates, you know the Affordable Care Act (Obama Care) is a hot button issue. The question: Is the health care issue just a political scheme or is there a real problem? I believe health care is a real problem, […]Read More