Category Archives for "Money"

Sep 20

Is Cryptocurrency the Future of Real Estate?

By Steven Smith | Financial News , Meanderings , Money

A couple of forward-thinking real estate professionals in Boulder are prognosticating that the blockchain technology and Bitcoin – the most popular form of digital currency – will revolutionize real estate transactions, the Boulder Daily Camera reports. And they may be right. At least in part. Jim Merrion, a Boulder realtor, claims to have promoted Colorado’s […]

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Aug 25

Supreme Court Gives Two Thumbs Up to Modern Portfolio Theory

By Steven Smith | Investment Management , Meanderings , Money , Risk Management , Wealth Management

In our estimation, the last week of the United States Supreme Court’s 2013/2014 term was a watershed for Modern Portfolio Theory and the Efficient Market Hypothesis; two essential components in the notion that publicly available information is rapidly incorporated into the prices of securities traded in a robust public market. For a generation now, intelligent […]

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Sep 22

Remembering Philanthropy

By Steven Smith | Life Transitions , Money , Philanthropy

We all have something to give — time, money, ideas or things that we can send out into the world — to make it a better place. The recession and agonizingly slow recover, however, have pushed most of us to ignore or slow down on various forms of giving. Don’t let your philanthropic intents slide; instead, great or small, make them a robust part of your financial planning and you will reap the rewards even during difficult times.

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