NEWSLETTERS

The Killing of George Floyd / Bearing Witness in Real Time

The Killing of George Floyd / Bearing Witness in Real Time

Newsletter by Mary Buffett As we watch the trial for the killing of George Floyd, we must underline the importance of bearing witness. Until the 1960’s, many of these terrible racial crimes took place in the shadows, long after sundown, with the full support of law...

How To Build Long-Term Financial Hygiene In Tough Times

How To Build Long-Term Financial Hygiene In Tough Times

Newsletter by Mary Buffett At the start of the New Year, I do a “deep dive” into my financial hygiene. Financial hygiene, like personal hygiene, looks at the relationship we have with money. We all know people who have good and poor personal hygiene. We all know...

2020 – The Year Of Resilience

2020 – The Year Of Resilience

Newsletter by Mary Buffett There is much that can be learned from 2020, as painful as the last twelve months have been. Things will not magically improve once the clock strikes midnight on December 31st. We are now experiencing a deadly third wave of the COVID-19...

Let’s Learn Economic Lessons From The Pandemic

Let’s Learn Economic Lessons From The Pandemic

Newsletter by Mary Buffett There is an economic behavior that repeats itself whenever we go into a downturn—the savings rate increases.  When you think about it, it makes perfect sense. During any downturn, we are jolted from our daily expectations and we put the...

The Road From Here

The Road From Here

Newsletter by Mary Buffett Election Night turned into Election Week.As we all watched Election Night, the political journey mirrored the twists and turns we have all experienced since the start of this year: a sense of disbelief combined with a healthy dose of fear,...

The United States Of Exhaustion

The United States Of Exhaustion

Newsletter by Mary Buffett As we enter the final stretch of the 2020 election, we are living in The United States of Exhaustion. Our American fabric—every national norm—has been ripped up in the name of political expediency. Even now, President Trump is claiming...

Beware of the Coming Political Chaos

Beware of the Coming Political Chaos

Newsletter by Mary Buffett Much has been speculated about how Donald Trump will behave on and after Election Day. Armchair psychologists predict that his own ego is far too fragile to accept a resounding defeat and he will fall back on a series of extra-constitutional...

What Might The New Normal Look Like?

What Might The New Normal Look Like?

Newsletter by Mary Buffett Right now, we are in the thick of a terrible pandemic that seems like it will never leave. The economy is stuck somewhere between first gear and reverse. Every time somebody tries to force a reopening, another COVID-19 spike reappears. As I...

Why The Dow Has Not Crashed A Second Time – Yet

Why The Dow Has Not Crashed A Second Time – Yet

Newsletter by Mary Buffett Aside from the month of March, where the Dow Jones briefly crashed from its height of nearly 30,000 in mid-February to 18,591 five weeks later, the exchange has rallied of late and it’s in a trading range of somewhere between 25,000 and...

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