Disney's streaming strategy is perhaps one of the most talked about pivots and moves in recent years of all large American companies. There are many reasons for this. First, Disney is a beloved brand and owns many other beloved brands that touch consumers in many ways. Second, with the rise of Netflix and the decline of pay TV, Disney's response and strategy changes are … [Read more...] about 5 keys to Disney’s streaming strategy
What is the income statement formula? What is the income statement formula? Let's first take a quick step back. Income statement is one of the three primary financial statements that describe the financial performance of a business or a company. The income statement, the balance sheet and the cash flow statement are the three primary financial statements. The income … [Read more...] about Income statement formula explained
When setting up automatic payments for a utility company, direct deposit or other automated services involving your checking account, you can often be asked to provide a voided check with your paperwork. Knowing how to void a check correctly is important so that you can ensure you provide the appropriate information, but also keep your bank account and information secure. … [Read more...] about How to void a check
We live in unprecedented times. At least it seems so considering how short our memories are. It seems unprecedented how quickly the Fed has turned dovish from hawkish in just a matter of weeks. After hiking rates in December, the Fed has gone increasingly dovish in order to either satisfy the markets, President Trump or the slowing economy. Perhaps a combination of the … [Read more...] about Market Brief (Apr. 3, 2019): The Fed vs. the market
I stated in a recent post that all new money is going to go into bonds, because I don't like where the stock market is currently. I'm going to flesh this out a bit further and take my position further. I'm officially going full defensive mode. I think a recession is coming, and here's why. You've got the trifecta of the following: The yield curve is inverted. The Fed is … [Read more...] about Market Brief (Mar. 26, 2019): I’m going defensive
This is a scenario I've put a lot of thought in, because frankly, this is my situation. Attempting to time the market is really hard for a number of reasons that I'm not going to get into here (google it, there's plenty out there on it). But I also don't go to the other extreme where you stick to your asset allocation strategy 100% regardless of what the market is doing. I … [Read more...] about Case study: I’m in accumulation mode and nervous about how high the stock market is, but I don’t really believe in market timing. What should I be doing?
Health sharing ministries, commonly referred to as medishare plans, have grown in increasing popularity in recent years as traditional healthcare insurance plans have seen their costs rise dramatically. The Affordable Care Act (ACA, also referred to as ObamaCare) also led to an increase in medishare participation for a number of reasons. Regardless of political affiliation, the … [Read more...] about Medishare Reviews: A guide to choosing the right health sharing ministry
The big tech names such as Facebook, Amazon and Netflix have been down big from its highs a few months ago. Few people disagree that these aren't great companies. High growth with massive revenues and varying levels of profitability depending on the company. These stocks were at wild valuations not long ago, and there was near unanimous support for buying and owning these … [Read more...] about Market Brief (Dec. 19, 2018): Tech is on sale, should you buy?