Paid Off Mortgage – Now What?

A comment from a reader, Joe, on the recent article outlining why I paid off my mortgage  has prompted me to complete this follow up article on what happens next! How Does It Feel? In Joe’s comment, he offered up that I had missed a reason to pay off my mortgage and that is the peace of mind that it offers. While he is correct that it does offer peace

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3 Reasons You Should Be Invested In Dividend Stocks Right Now

If you’re still standing on the sidelines in cash at the moment, here are three good reasons that you should be invested in stocks right now. An investor’s choice of asset allocation is the single largest factor that will influence the probability of long-term success. Historical evidence suggests that cash investments return the least amount over the long run. There is significant upside potential in equities for long-term investors right

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The Future of Global Growth

In a recently published report authored by the McKinsey Global Institute (MGI), a consulting firm that provides research and advisory services to large businesses, governments and institutions, we see the ever increasing urbanization of growth around the globe. The report focuses on identifying where the world’s growth opportunities currently lie and where they appear to be in the near future. The paper has an even more extensive focus on the

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