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2010s = Best Decade Ever? Holy Change Batman!

We are pummeled with negative news every day b/c, frankly, it sells. Fortunately, at the end of every year numerous columnists remind us both of how much improvement we have seen and how quickly things have changed. From the Business Insider, we get Tech Products That Didn’t Exist Ten Years Ago. The list includes the […]Read More

Charles Schwab No Longer Charges Commissions for Trades

Charles Schwab started to offer discount brokerage services (low commission trades) way back in 1975. Much of the financial industry paid little attention to the upstart firm but it nonetheless continued to grow and capture more and more market share. And then finally, 44 years later, Schwab announced that they would charge no commissions at […]Read More