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Great investing is like growing a tree.

by Dave Conley on July 21, 2022.

There are a few big things that really matter in successful investing (and growing trees). The SINGLE most important variable in the quest of investment success is the ONLY variable you can control: your own behavior.

Reasons for optimism in the second half of 2022

by Dave Conley on July 11, 2022.

While market optimists are scarce these days and the list of investor concerns is long, there are several historical patterns that provide reasons for optimism as the second half of 2022 gets underway. First is stocks’ record of strong bouncebacks from big two-quarter drops. The average gain over the next sixth months after the biggest...