Notwithstanding the stock market’s recent volatility, we have seen some strong returns from equities, if we take a historical viewpoint. After losing 37 percent of its value during 2008, the S&P 500 returned an average of 15.62 percent for the next nine years.
We generally assume that high-achieving people have made sacrifices in order to obtain success. But what, exactly, did they sacrifice? A recent article in Forbes magazine lists 18 things that high-achieving people routinely give up—and some of them may surprise you.
Anyone who has ever been in psychological counseling knows the mantra: Admitting you have a problem is the first step toward solving it.
Most of us have seen some version of the motto stitched on a cap, printed on a coffee mug, or slapped on a bumper sticker: “No boss, No schedule, No pressure, No money, RETIRED!” Especially amid the tension of a busy and stressful work week, many of us sometimes idealize retirement as a time to slow down, sleep late, set your own
We’ve all heard the saying that only two things are certain: death and taxes. And despite the universal truth of this statement, none of us really enjoys discussing either one, right?