You Can Only Have 2

Published by Mike Hayhoe on May 09, 2018

You can only have 2. Don’t you wish that’s what your mother said when she made the freshly baked cookies? For mine, it was always just one.   Well, when it comes to investing you can only have 2, but ... Continue reading

Bitcoin & Talking Through Your Hat

Published by Mike Hayhoe on Feb 07, 2018

Have you ever been in a conversation when someone starts talking about something and it quickly becomes clear that they really don’t know what they are talking about? The more they talk the less you understand... Continue reading


Published by Mike Hayhoe on Dec 13, 2017

2017 was a tough year to be an investor? What? How can you say that?? Markets pretty much went straight up all year. In fact, in the US, there were no down months, not one. This is the first time that... Continue reading

Guaranteed Wins

Published by Mike Hayhoe on Oct 11, 2017

We all love guarantees. Do you remember Mark Messier’s guarantee of a New York Rangers’ win in game 6 of the Eastern Conference Finals against their cross-town rivals, the New Jersey Devils, more than... Continue reading

Most Investors Are Insane

Published by Mike Hayhoe on Aug 04, 2017

Ok, maybe I am being a little melodramatic but, if you use Einstein’s definition of insanity, they are. According to Einstein, the definition of insanity is doing the same thing over and over again and... Continue reading

Fear, Greed & Email Scams

Published by Mike Hayhoe on Apr 05, 2017

Have you ever received one of those African email scams? You know the ones, telling you about a long lost relative you never knew about who recently passed away tragically in an auto accident and has ... Continue reading

You Earned It - We’ll Help You Keep It!

Published by Mike Hayhoe on Feb 07, 2017

My mouse pointer hovered over the “Place Your Order” button. I had multiple tabs open, checking the price on 4 different sites, making sure I was getting the absolute best deal. Based on the research ... Continue reading

100 Years and Counting!

Published by Mike Hayhoe on Dec 12, 2016

Do you know what the fastest growing age group in America is today? 100-year olds! Yes, you read that right. Centenarians! There are an estimated 72,000 centenarians in North America today and in less... Continue reading

The KISS Principle and Losing $1.2 Billion

Published by Mike Hayhoe on Oct 07, 2016

Do you have any idea what this is? “A cash-settled forward purchase agreement for Citigroup shares with downside protection of a put option at the same price as the forward.” No? Neither do I and I have... Continue reading

Investment Mistakes and Nobel Prizes

Published by Mike Hayhoe on Aug 15, 2016

“In the 1950s, a young researcher at the RAND Corporation was pondering how much of his retirement fund to allocate to stocks and how much to bonds. An expert in linear programming, he knew that “I should... Continue reading