Thought for the day, plus some posts of interest!
“An arrow can only be shot by pulling it backward. When life is dragging you back with difficulties, it means it’s going to launch you into something great. So just focus, and keep aiming.” – Stephanie Simpson
“The most powerful relationship you will ever have is the relationship with yourself.” ~ Steve Maraboli
“Life is like riding a bicycle. To keep your balance you must keep moving.” - Albert Einstein
“There is a magnet in your heart that will attract true friends. That magnet is unselfishness, thinking of others first; when you learn to live for others, they will live for you.” - Paramahansa Yogananda
“Reputation is what other people know about you. Honor is what you know about yourself.” - Lois McMaster Bujold
The S&P had an up week, closing on Friday with a new all time high of 3824.69 (see chart below)! The markets seem to like what's going on in the world, but how long it lasts is anyone's guess so like always, be prepared for a market downturn sometime in the future as it will definitely happen, so have your asset allocation in order to match your risk tolerance! If you don't know what your risk tolerance is then first take this questionnaire, then look at these portfolios to see how much of a loss you can tolerate. Then adjust your portfolio allocation accordingly.
"When I was young I thought that money was the most important thing in life; now that I am old I know that it is." - Oscar Wilde
“True wisdom comes to each of us when we realize how little we understand about life, ourselves, and the world around us.” – Socrates
“Is fat really the worst thing a human being can be? Is fat worse than vindictive, jealous, shallow, vain, boring, evil, or cruel? Not to me.” ~ J.K. Rowling
“Life has all sorts of hills and valleys, and sometimes you don’t end up doing what you had your heart set out on, but sometimes that’s even better.” ~ Ruth Buzzi
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