The Bartley Blog

Losing Money in the Stock Market Is a Killer

A recent Northwestern Medicine and University of Michigan study, chronicled in an article in the Journal of American Medical Association and posted on Medical Xpress, noted that people have a 50 percent higher risk of death if they suffer a significant financial loss....

Bob Explores the Homeland – Ireland!

My wife Christine and I had the pleasure of picking up our youngest, Keirra from her semester abroad in Cork, Ireland. Christine put together quite a trip! We explored a majority of the island from south to north, mostly via the Wild Atlantic Way coastal road on the...

May 2018 Market Value Update

It is a stock picker's market. The stock indices haven’t returned much profits this year, other than small cap stocks and commodities. After the explosive market gains of 2017 through this January, the market is trying to digest the gains. We have our portfolios...

Life & Inspiration: My Dad’s Legacy

Blog Update (3/24/18): I was not sure if I should share my Dad’s passing on our blog. A very good friend told me that I should and as usual, she was right! I was overwhelmed with the good wishes, hugs, cards, condolences, flowers, fruit!, etc. that I received. I can...