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Why Investors Are Losing To The Markets

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The market rises and the market falls- it will never be perfectly consistent. Based on research for the Dalbar study, it was discovered that there is a significant gap between the S&P 500 and investor returns that lead to the question, “Why is this gap present?”

This gap is caused by a current behavior of investors that is actually hurting more than helping; acting irrationally based on the condition of the markets. When the market is high, investors add to their investments, and when the market is low, many bail. Could it be better to stick out the bad times?

Hopefully this leaves you with some great food for thought! Have a great weekend everyone!

 

 

$12 Trillion Cash & Election

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Right now there are some very unique things happening. In fact, some statistics we haven’t seen in many generations including this recent Cubs rally into the playoffs. That’s what this video is all about — making decisions when unique circumstances present themselves.

Penrose Brewing / Eric Hobbs

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My best days are spent working with clients and helping them make progress on their big dreams. Period. Put those things together and I’m at my absolute nirvana! Well…the other day I got to spend time with one of the most driven entrepreneurs and got to spend some time with him talking about his progress. Lets just say it hasn’t been a straight line for Eric Hobbs, Tom Korder, and the rest of the team at Penrose Brewing but they are charging forward. Every time I check in with these guys something new is on the horizon and they continue to raise the bar by creating a unique experience for those enjoying the newest offering. Take a minute and familiarize yourself with the history of Penrose. Even better is swing by the Tap Room sometime to take in the full experience. A conversation with Tom and Eric will have you overflowing with passion for great beer and maybe pursuing a big dream. Cheers!

Automation

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So I have been in pursuit of systems to streamline my business and increase the experience for my clients. I came across Infusionsoft nearly a year ago and didn’t integrate even 10% of it’s capabilities until I made an investment in SixthDivision. Together both of these are “game-changers” for my business and the experience for those we interact with. It also allows us to spend more time focused on our client’s dreams and progress. So…I challenge you with this – What things can you automate in your business and in your life to make it more efficient and/or increase the experience? Step one: Lay out the processes each day you go through and create a ‘playbook’ for them with the end in mind before connecting with technology like Infusionsoft. You’ll see your strategy start to shift when you see these new capabilities.

Offense vs. Defense

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While watching some of the NCAA March Madness games I noticed some fascinating action that really gave me a strong take away I wanted to share. Specifically in the Northern Iowa vs. Texas A&M game. I’m not a big basketball guy but I get into the NCAA tourney with all the carnage that goes on with major upsets, change in leads, Cinderella stories, new heroes are born, heartbreak, and the list goes on of great stories that come out of the month of March! But this time it was like something I have never seen. A team destined for what looked like victory with only 35 seconds remaining and a 12 point lead. An 8 point lead with only 21 seconds left. It really was incredible. That’s what this video blog is all about.

Maxing Out

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Most of the time when we talk about this subject it revolves around Portillo’s and taking down an Italian beef, cheese fries and a chocolate cake shake (I’m sure many of you can relate). But today this is actually about maximizing the IRS contribution limits and the long term impact they can have towards your planning future.

Many of my clients are following this planning structure but many of you have not seen the long term impact of the path toward ‘maxing out’.

DreamNumber Tour

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So…I’m a follower of Peter Diamandis and pay attention to the projects he’s constantly working on including Singularity University that he co-founded years ago. Their mission is to educate, inspire and empower leaders to apply exponential technologies to address humanity’s grand challenges. Remember my blog on the 95% retirement failure rate that American’s face today? Well…I created DreamNumber to address that grand challenge facing humanity today. Clearly at 95% failure there’s room for technology to make an improvement and show you exactly ‘How Much’, Save It, and Make Progress! I had to make this video to apply for their program in the Spring of 2016 because I want to get the ‘How Much’ information out in front of the entire population. We face BIG challenges ahead without this information. In this video I take you through my big vision and where my greatest passion lies with my work on DreamNumber! At least for today because I will be making progress with it tomorrow.