As baby boomers get closer to retirement, what’s the financial tool they should avoid?
Find out why it’s important to line up your assets as your retirement approaches, just like a chess player who lines up his pieces and refines his endgame. Is it a good idea to take on a mortgage as you approach retirement?

When playing chess and investing, it’s a good idea to measure your results by looking at performance metrics.

But why are metrics important? Find out how measuring performance improves efficiency. If you can measure it, you can improve it! This financial podcast also discusses literacy and its connection with improved living standards in many parts of the world.

One of the reasons investing in the stock market is so difficult is because we can’t predict the future. 

The trick is to use hindsight to help you determine what will be. While past performance is never a guarantee of future results, if you were able to invest in the stock market 50 years ago, would it have been a worthwhile investment?

Take a look at how the world’s economy and standard of living have developed over the past 50 years. When deciding where and how to invest, it’s important to look at the market’s potential and not only at its past. Looking at the potential of every country’s economy is just like how a chess player examines the potential of every piece.