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Running out of Energy

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A Cold Shower As a kid, I grew up in a miner’s household. That typically meant feast or famine, depending on the economy. When the economy was humming along, my dad had as much work as he could handle at … read more Running out of Energy

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Housing Prices

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Inflation Adjusted Housing Occasionally, when I visit my father-in-law I get into “converstations” about the state of the world, as tends to happen when people of two different generations come together. Unlike many people, we have a really good relationship … read more Housing Prices

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The Crypto Crash

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Buy the Dip or Sell the Rip? Spoiler alert, the fun is over for now in crypto land. The entire sector had a great run. Really, a GREAT run. But, all good things must come to an end, and the … read more The Crypto Crash

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Good Reads

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We read a lot. And most of it is related to two particular subjects, trading/finance/economics (we’ll call that one subject), and travel. Both of which seem quite applicable to those at Wanderer Financial. Here’s our list—in no particular order and … read more Good Reads

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When Stocks Get Ahead of Themselves

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Valuation Compression Awww, a good old correction. Nice to get that out of the way, so stocks are cheap again, right? Well, ummm. There are two ways stocks can decline. Either the premium paid for X amount of earnings declines, … read more When Stocks Get Ahead of Themselves

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Crypto Carves a Path

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It wasn’t supposed to be this way. Thirteen years ago, Bitcoin was introduced. According to its most ardent believers, it would replace the world’s financial system. Today, Bitcoin makes up just 0.2% of international remittances, according to a US-based think … read more Crypto Carves a Path

Wandering Life

Some Things I’ve Learned

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Things I’ve Learned While Sailing and Driving Around the World In 2003, at the age of twenty-nine, my wife and I went from living and working in downtown Chicago, to pre-retirement and sailing around the world. It was a dramatic … read more Some Things I’ve Learned

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A Taco in Naco

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Quality Dentistry in a Dusty Border Town A couple of months ago, my mouth needed some attention. I’d been ignoring my teeth for too long, and needed a good clean and check. My local dentist had retired, and I hadn’t … read more A Taco in Naco

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Is Now a Good Time to Buy and Hold?

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Is it a good idea to buy and hold? Last week, we wrote a piece on the Shiller PE Ratio. In that article, we acknowledged that stocks are expensive by historical measures. We suggested it be used as a precautionary … read more Is Now a Good Time to Buy and Hold?

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Black Gold

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Why are gas prices so high? One thing Americans share in common is the love for the open road. Whatever the mode of transportation, Americans love to go places. But, one look at the current gas prices shows getting there … read more Black Gold

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