The Fed Can’t Reverse the Decline of Financialization and Globalization

For two generations, globalization and financialization have been the two engines of global growth and soaring assets. Globalization can mean many things, but its beating heart is the arbitraging of the labor of the powerless, and commodity, environmental and tax costs by the powerful to increase their profits and wealth. In other words, globalization is the result of those… Continue reading The Fed Can’t Reverse the Decline of Financialization and Globalization

The New Widow/Widower Financial Planning Checklist

Losing a spouse is one of the most impactful and emotionally stressful life events that a human being can experience.  Even when the loss is expected, the level of emotional and pragmatic disruption can be profound.  A lifetime of shared decisions and shared finances has now concluded and must be rebuilt. ContactsContact the children’s school… Continue reading The New Widow/Widower Financial Planning Checklist

A Realistic Guide to College Prep and Selection

Junior year in high school is the most important time to begin your child’s college prep and selection journey. To begin, it’s important to identify the roles and duties of the three major players in this journey (the counselor, the parents and the student). The Role of the Counselor Advise parents and students in the… Continue reading A Realistic Guide to College Prep and Selection