Natural Disaster’s Hit Financial Market

Natural Disaster’s Hit Financial Market

The week after Labor Day was classified as a Category 5 for news.  For once, it seemed that there were not enough people in the media to cover all of the goings-on. The forty inches of rain accompanying Hurricane Harvey displaced tens of thousands of people in Texas...
WALL STREET… RELEVANCE

WALL STREET… RELEVANCE

Relevance of Wall Street At a time when most of our nation is financially illiterate, the Museum of American Finance is a socially-relevant institution that empowers people to understand and take control of one of the most important aspects of their lives.            ...
Terrorism & the Financial Markets

Terrorism & the Financial Markets

In the past few months, the world has seen several high-profile terrorist attacks. Incidents in the U.S., Belgium, Pakistan, Lebanon, Russia and France have claimed more than 500 lives and injured approximately 1,000 people. Beyond these incidents, many other deaths...
Are Women Reluctant to Talk About Money?

Are Women Reluctant to Talk About Money?

A new study asserts that women feel uncomfortable discussing financial matters. The latest Money FIT Study from Fidelity Investments is generating some conversation within the financial industry. The investment giant commissioned an online poll of 1,542 female...
Practical Saving Tips For Millennials

Practical Saving Tips For Millennials

It is an unarguable fact that millennials have more on their plate than the previous generations but that, among other circumstances, has perhaps made them more frugal. However, most people don’t take into account that most of their income goes towards student loans...
David Bowie: Downtown Denizen and Financial Innovator

David Bowie: Downtown Denizen and Financial Innovator

It was an early winter morning in January when I received word from my apartment that David Bowie passed away, mere days after his 69th birthday and the release of Blackstar. I was overcome by sadness and an obscure reality that my musical and creative inspiration...