Howard Schultz’s Presidential Run In 2020

After Howard Schultz, the Starbucks titan with an estimated net worth of nearly $3.5 billion, appeared on 60 Minutes and suggested that he may run for President of the United States as an Independent, the media immediately began to focus on what the effect of a serious independent candidate could do to the 2020 election, with some speculating that Schultz could pave the way for Donald Trump’s re-election in the same way that Texas mogul Ross Perot’s independent bid in 1992 allowed Bill Clinton to oust George H.W. Bush.
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But, when I saw the news, I did not immediately think about the presidential election implications, but rather, the reason why Schultz is … Read the rest of this article!

The Conoco, BP, and Royal Dutch Shell Retirement Plan


I recently got a call out of the blue from someone that I went to Washington & Lee with back in the day. We were good friends during our Freshman year, but we joined separate fraternities, and for whatever reason, we didn’t hang out a whole lot after that.

Anyway, his grandmother just passed away, and he found himself in the verge of clearing almost $32,000 in an inheritance once the estimates fees and whatnot are taken into account.

He decided he wanted to invest the money. That decision alone put him ahead of most 24 year-old men out there.

But, of course, it leads to another far more important question: Invest in … Read the rest of this article!