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After writing about buying British stocks for the KRIP, particularly Diageo, I thought I should mention that I picked up some more McDonald’s shares for that particular portfolio as part of the same set of trades. The hamburger giant reported a much bigger than expected 30% plunge in earnings as a result of maelstrom of woes that has […]
I’ve spent the past week reviewing, analyzing, and modestly adjusting the household portfolios (including the KRIP portfolio), as well as the investments under my control for friends and family. I ended up executing several rounds of buy orders using fresh cash deposits, dividends that had piled up over the past quarter, and sales of positions that had […]
We made Korean Bibimbap for dinner last night as we sat down to watch more episodes of Let’s Eat but I’m just now going through the pictures, a day later. Although, technically, it was slightly less than authentic because our local supermarket didn’t have any bean sprouts!? (How is that even possible?) The produce guy knew […]
Are you in the mood for a case study resource for your own investment policy manual? If so, brace yourself because this one is heartbreaking. You can learn a lot from it, and save your own family a great deal of tragedy, but it’s going to involve surveying the ruins of the lives of others […]
Imagine you have a policy with an insurance company. This insurance company is mutually run, which means there are no stockholders. Instead, the policyholders own the business and the enterprise is managed to give policyholders the best service, at the lowest possible price, as a cooperative undertaking. Now, imagine that one day, the policyholders’ representatives […]
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