Posts by Barry Glassman, CFP®

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Stop Sabotaging Your Portfolio

This article was originally published on Forbes on June 5th, 2018.   When it comes to their portfolio, investors might just be their own worst enemy. Of course they’re not intentionally sabotaging their success, but the evidence shows it’s still happening. In 2017, the stock markets seemed indestructible, and many investors felt that way as money…

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Why You Need To Give Your Employees A Day Off – To Think

This article was originally published on Forbes on May 1st, 2018.   For companies looking to enhance engagement and improve employee culture, you need to consider implementing mandatory Thinking Days. It’s simple, easy, and low cost, but carries enormous benefits. Glassman Wealth Services first implemented “Thinking Days” more than six years ago (and wrote about it for Forbes back…

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Your Brokerage Statements Suck

This article was originally published on Forbes on March 8, 2018.   Your brokerage statements? They’re awful. Families are misinterpreting the information on their brokerage statements, and they are not being given the information they need to feel confident, comfortable, and well-informed when it comes to making financial decisions. If you own any investments with a…

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What Do Underwear Sales and Beer Consumption Have in Common?

This article was originally published on Forbes on February 28, 2018.   There are some “official” economic indicators that many people put faith in. Everything from the job report, to GDP growth, to consumer spending give the public an idea of where the market is heading. However, beyond the more serious indicators, there are some unusual…

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