Inovio: A Company Snapshot

Inovio: A Company Snapshot

Those in the medical field can safely explain to the rest of us that “medicine,” while imprinting on our imaginations the sight of someone popping a pill under their tongue to swallow with a glass of water, is often a much more involved process that can sometimes...
Target-date Funds: Not a Panacea

Target-date Funds: Not a Panacea

Target-date funds were introduced in the early 1990’s as a simpler way to invest for one’s retirement. Target-date funds seek to diversify risk by investing in a mix of equities and fixed income, and these investments are broad, typically including international...
Help Wanted?

Help Wanted?

As many states across the U.S. are beginning to slowly re-open, one issue that has plagued the mind of small-business owners is that of customers: even if these small stores and restaurants begin to re-open, how many customers will they have? As small-business owners...
The Emergency Fund

The Emergency Fund

The “black swan” as referring to an unforeseeable or rare occurrence was first noted by the 2nd-century Roman poet, Juvenal, seeing as black swans were believed not to exist. Of course, that was until the Dutch explorer, Willem de Vlamingh, discovered black swans in...
“Cash is King”: Dividend growers in the crisis

“Cash is King”: Dividend growers in the crisis

Markets, being composed from the actions of people, share a common trait with people—they can both be unpredictable. After all, in our current environment, when many large corporations such as GM, Royal Dutch Shell and others have cut their dividends, we would expect...
Life Jackets for Everyone!

Life Jackets for Everyone!

Diving into a pool without a life jacket is not very risky; however, jumping into the cold waters of the Atlantic with no land in sight and no life jacket is a whole different story. The coronavirus pandemic, which has brought many businesses to a standstill across...