Why I Dumped Apple Inc.

Apple Inc. (AAPL) has fallen out of favor with several investors lately, and certainly for not the first time in it’s nearly four-decade history.  I’m not an advocate of selling any stock without good reason, and I rarely do any more.  In my case, I found a few reasons a couple of weeks ago to sell my stake in this company.   Continue reading “Why I Dumped Apple Inc.”

Did You Ride Out The Storm?

A lot has happened since my last post in early October 2015.  Less than a month later, my dad passed away after a 3-year struggle with cancer, but I had been fortunate enough to be able to spend a lot of time with him in those final months.  (As an aside, if a person does not choose to do a lot of reflecting during times like that, trying to ignore the reality of death, then I would argue that he’s missing out on some monumental life lessons.)  So yes, I had to ride out a personal storm, but I also learned and was reminded a lot about life in general. Continue reading “Did You Ride Out The Storm?”