Contrary to what you may have heard, investing should not be sexy. Fast-paced, high-risk, get-rich-quick trading is not investing—it’s gambling. Good investors should be prudent, patient, and bored to death, and the investing instrument most...

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  I come across a lot of statistics in my day-to-day readings, and the statistic most pertinent to today’s show is this: The percentage of 18-34 year olds living with their parents is 30%. This...

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 It is an under-appreciated truism that all of history has been leading up to the present. While we can shape our futures, we do so with clay inherited from past generations. Like an earthquake beneath...

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The subject of this week’s show is the most riveting subject on earth: Budgeting! I say this only half-jokingly because once you know the power and importance of budgeting—and most people don’t—it becomes an fascinating...

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“Buy low, sell high” is about the only investing advice you’ll ever need. For many investors, this means buying an asset when its value is low then waiting for the market to raise its value....

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Everyone has a story worth telling. I’ve learned this from my time in the mortgage industry and on the radio, having helped thousands of individuals with their mortgages and having talked with thousands more who...

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Summer is allegedly vacation season, but it hasn’t felt that way to me in years. Summer is the busy season for mortgages; kids are out of school or back from college; neighborhoods are bustling with...

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  Natural disasters are a fact of life in Colorado Springs. You can nearly set your watch to them. Every year we are guaranteed at least one moderately destructive hailstorm, one large wildfire, and at...

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