Town and Gown Magazine Articles

If it’s happening in Happy Valley, it’s in Town & Gown. A State College & Penn State tradition since 1966. These articles appeared in State College’s Town and Gown Magazine throughout 2011. In them, Paul and his team provided a peek into their unique approach to today’s financial markets. Scan below for stories that may pique your interest.

What’s Your End Game?

I often get the deer in headlight stare when I ask that question. My father was a taskmaster my whole life….to the point of annoyance as a young person. The […]

Smorgasbord Investing

Many people walk through life trying to be good stewards and prudent investors finding on the eve of retirement that they basically acquired a huge pot luck of various investments […]

Quickest Way To Pay Off Your Mortgage

There are different schools of thought on ways to accelerate paying of your mortgage.  Most people are familiar with the 15-year mortgage versus the 30-year mortgage.  The idea is a […]

Need Financial Help?

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What Is The Value Of Human Life?

You may not want to put a price tag on it.  But if we really had to, most of us would agree that the value of a human life would […]

The Rule of 72 Can Be Revealing To You

Have you ever noticed that the published 3 year, 5 year and 10 year annualized returns on your mutual funds and investments often show 10%+?  I’ve always found this interesting […]

It’s A Wonderful Life

This classic gem directed by Frank Capra, one of my favorite movies and a sure watch every holiday season.  This is a story of an angel working to get his […]

Do You Have An Investment Philosophy?

This is a very simple question whose answer has far reaching implications to your life savings and retirement peace of mind.  I have asked this question to hundreds of people […]