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My guy didn't win. Or he did. What do we do now. Don't do anything until we need to. Covid vaccine coming soon. Strengthen your immune system. Vitamins and minerals. Golf nerds love the Masters. Millionaires and Gilligan's Island. Pet insurance is a thing.
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No POTUS winner yet, but markets won't care. Costco is still going to sell stuff. How much should you have saved? WMR readers are smarter, it's science. Social Dilemma, check it out. Cyber security, you're not doing it right. Siri knows you too well and that's not always good. More restaurant lockdown orders in MI for "contract tracing." Not good. Alan Turing.
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Election 2020 home stretch. Whichever team wins won't matter to your investments as long as you stay invested. Social Security. Halloween and a blue moon and roll your clocks back. Social Dilemma documentary. Want to move to a mountain village in Italy?
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MOST IMPORTANT ELECTION IN OUR LIFETIME. Or at least the most important election until the next one. Year end investment planning. Lotteries are a tax on people who can't do math. But if I won lottery money, I'd spend some of it on cars. Rockefellers lecturing against fossil fuels, isn't that ironic? College admission essays. And essays. And essays. College isn't for everyone and that's fine.
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The WMR saw an ACE! The WHO says end the lockdowns. Good idea. 80/20 rule works in a lot of instances. Tim Ferriss & Richard Koch. Social security COLA for 2021. Rachel's first paycheck. You have power over your mind - Marcus Aurelius.
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POTUS 45 has COVID 19! If the most protected man in the world can get it, then anyone can get it. Plot to kidnap governor of MI. Estate planning is important. RIP Eddie Van Halen. Earth is not the best place to live? Huh? 1500 mph baseball, wow! Frank Caliendo chuckle.
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Some days are just uphill. Craziness isn't new. MOST IMPORTANT ELECTION IN THE HISTORY OF THE COUNTRY! But is it really? Second opinion. Inflation. Life insurance awareness month is over. Cyber security month is here. Tax filing day for extensions is here. Teenage jobs report. Uncertainty is the only certainty.
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WMR walking the tightrope. Stick with the basics. Stay positive. Is Warren Buffett over? Me thinks not. Billionaire Ron Perelman raising cash, selling his yacht. Real life Most Interesting Man in the World, Richard Branson starting yet another venture. Zach Johnson's US Open crazy putt. Shortest distance between two points may not always be a straight line. Bike ride is uphill, both ways. LA Speed story. Do roses have thorns or do thorns have roses?
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WMR walking the tightrope. Stick with the basics. Stay positive. Is Warren Buffett over? Me thinks not. Billionaire Ron Perelman raising cash, selling his yacht. Real life Most Interesting Man in the World, Richard Branson starting yet another venture. Zach Johnson's US Open crazy putt. Shortest distance between two points may not always be a straight line. Bike ride is uphill, both ways. LA Speed story. Do roses have thorns or do thorns have roses?
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WMR walking the tightrope. Stick with the basics. Stay positive. Is Warren Buffett over? Me thinks not. Billionaire Ron Perelman raising cash, selling his yacht. Real life Most Interesting Man in the World, Richard Branson starting yet another venture. Zach Johnson's US Open crazy putt. Shortest distance between two points may not always be a straight line. Bike ride is uphill, both ways. LA Speed story. Do roses have thorns or do thorns have roses?
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Don't force anyone back to the office/store/gym/restaurant, but ALLOW them if they choose to return. Webinar fatigue, but Zoom client meetings not bad. NJ millionaire tax is going to send millionaires packing. Used cruise ships for sale, cheap. Cruises are fun, or at least used to be. South Park pandemic episode coming soon, that should be fun. Are you happy? You are if you have meaningful social relationships. Dalai Lama and Abe Lincoln happiness quotes.
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Ask and it shall be given you. Some places are open, but not enough. Markets are swinging. Absolute raging mania. Forbes 400. Election year. Hollywood diversity rules. Kardashians done, thank goodness. Some card tricks. Everything is different, but nothing has changed.
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Changes to the DJIA. What is the DJIA anyway? Life insurance awareness month, review your insurance today. Enough is enough. Too many layoffs. Too many bankruptcies. Open the economy now. Cheers is closing. Peter Schiff opinion. September birthdays and Zoom calls for kids. Happy Labor Day.
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Changes to the DJIA. What is the DJIA anyway? Life insurance awareness month, review your insurance today. Enough is enough. Too many layoffs. Too many bankruptcies. Open the economy now. Cheers is closing. Peter Schiff opinion. September birthdays and Zoom calls for kids. Happy Labor Day.
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I don't understand lots of things. Stock splits. Alternative investments. 750 million mosquitoes? What could go wrong? Finger lickin' good is gone. Sam Zell says real estate is in trouble. Dad joke. Doc joke. Einstein quote.
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High tax states. CA homelessness problem. Death Valley is HOT. Wall Street is healthy but Main Street is not. Small businesses are capitalism. Social security is 85 years old, happy birthday. Honey is good. Dad, what are you doing? Buddy Hackett duck joke. Proud to pay taxes, but just as proud for half the price.
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Usual WMR fare plus comedy this week. 529 plan eligible expenses. John Mulaney on college costs. Joe Rogan leaving CA for TX. Because why? Taxes. Budgeting idea, track all your expenses for a month. Governments spend too much, what else is new? Blues Brothers 40th Anniversary. Maybe the funniest blooper of all time? Will Rogers quote.
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Are we getting back to normal, sort of? Found a gym. Learned the fist bump in 1990. Shut down fatigue growing, according to high frequency data. Corona not nearly a widespread as common flu, but certainly more deadly. Bug fixes and quality improvements. Casinos yes, health clubs no? You make the call. Masks v. cigarettes? You make the call. Flat tire. Seneca.
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Golden Age of Fraud? EBITDA v. EBITDAC. Certain stocks overvalued? Be careful out there. Q2 GDP=bad. What if this or that happens next? Boost your immune system. The future ain't what it used to be.
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Golden Age of Fraud? EBITDA v. EBITDAC. Certain stocks overvalued? Be careful out there. Q2 GDP=bad. What if this or that happens next? Boost your immune system. The future ain't what it used to be.
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Golden Age of Fraud? EBITDA v. EBITDAC. Certain stocks overvalued? Be careful out there. Q2 GDP=bad. What if this or that happens next? Boost your immune system. The future ain't what it used to be.
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Finally some honesty. Future is uncertain. Midyear outlook, or not. MIT mask. Vacation tax credit? Government spends too much. TANSTAAFL. Ben Greenfield and Dr. Zach Bush on viruses. Plum Market. Senior discount and Mark Twain.
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Covid fatigue. Murder hornets. Sandstorm. Bubonic plague? Getting back out in the world. Masks. XPrize mask competition. Unsettling headlines, what else is new? Breathe. Teenage girls are better than the FBI.
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Did you miss the WMR last week? We missed you. Happy 4th of July. First hand report from the PGA's 2020 Rocket Mortgage Classic in Detroit. Bryson DeChambeau is your winner. DJIA with best quarter in 30 years. What next? Americans are more stressed after COVID? No kidding. Lambo boat, fast. Harry Truman quote.
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Is it just me? Gym update. Market update. Virus resurgence? Regulation Best Interests (Reg BI). Markets go up when there are more buyers. Markets go down when there are more sellers. Do I live in the wilderness, I do not. 9 most dangerous words in the English language.
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Is it just me? Gym update. Market update. Virus resurgence? Regulation Best Interests (Reg BI). Markets go up when there are more buyers. Markets go down when there are more sellers. Do I live in the wilderness, I do not. 9 most dangerous words in the English language.
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Boutique not reopening. We had to lock down. Did we? 24 Hour Fitness bankrupt. Massachusetts gym not allowed to open. Retail and commercial real estate going to be hit. Build your immune system. Jordan Harbinger podcast, listen to your intuition. Bruce Lee quote.
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Social unrest. Economy opening. Green shoots. New travel rules. Questions from clients. Rocket Mortgage Classic.
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900 weeks of lockdown. Green shoots and some states opening up. Depression, recession or other. Scary vs. dangerous. Sister's cancer update. Cool video. Tesla Cybertruck is cool. Mark Twain says laugh.
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More Covid news? Nope, not here. Can mosquitos carry it? Who cares? Covid unemployment fraud, yep. Strengthen your immune systems, here are some ideas how, multiple podcasts. Strengthen your portfolio. Marcus Aurelius.
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More corona correction. Lots of interest in last week's message. Why? Good question. Bankruptcies. Barbers. Deficient medical training, but more than adequate economic training. Green shoots. Sports coming back. Seinfeld.
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The world is risky. Is this Russia? Negativity bias, it's real and the media perpetuates it. Today's news, Corona, Corona, Corona! Light at the end of the tunnel according to the high frequency data. Is it safe? Murder hornets? Kids are losing it. Dangers of life are infinite.
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How bad is the virus? Bad. How bad are the markets? Bad. How bad is the economy? Really bad. How bad is oil and energy? Bad. How bad is society? Bad. And sad. The Rocky card. Stay healthy.
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Welcome to week 4, or is it week 5, of the corona country closure. Is it just me? Some strategies for coping. Walking the golf course is better than just walking. Would you like me to talk with someone you care about? Billionaires are still billionaires. My sister and cancer. My daughter and math. Winston Churchill quote.
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Week 3 of lockdown. Newsletter not attached. WMR coincidence. March statements coming, don't open. What to do with your portfolio. What we've learned so far during quarantine. Experts? Perhaps...
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Another week another lockdown. WMR still here for financial therapy. Is it different this time? Yes and no. Financial euphoria. Control what you can. "The traditional view serves to protect us from the painful job of thinking." - John Kenneth Galbraith.
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So what happened last week? April is cancelled. Still locked down. Economic impact will be huge, how big no one knows yet. Market performance is also a guess. Everything you need to know about stimulus package and SBA loans. Old school Arnold workout.
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Weekly Market Review - virus market update

Hell is coming! Or not. World craziness. Mike and WMR open for business. This is NOT 2008. Some positives from the virus, yes there are some. IRS delays tax payments. Remote work. Uptick in December babies? Sir John Templeton.
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Mad mad world. Everything closed. Martial law? Markets reacting. Everything is going to be ok. Mike and the WMR are here for you. Dean Witter quote from 1932, still appropriate today.
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Weekly Market Review - virus market update

Infection correction election protection episode of WMR. Not a doctor, so no health advice. NOT a financial crash. World is NOT going to end. So now what? Don't panic. Coronavirus conference cancelled.
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Dow plunges. Coronavirus, coronavirus, coronavirus...Warren Buffett and green bananas. Plant based burgers. The food industry. “Let food be thy medicine and medicine be thy food.” – Hippocrates.
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I'm worried. What is worry. Where's my stuff? The other Corona is ok. What, me worry?
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Market bloodbath. Dow plummets. S&P sinks. Oil price war. Breathe. Work the problem. Don't like losses. Coronavirus. Wash your hands. Call Mike. “We are more often frightened than hurt, and we suffer more from imagination than from reality.” – Seneca.
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1980 Miracle on Ice. Where were you? Initial introductory phone call, confidential and complimentary. Just chatting. Stuff that seems important sometimes isn't. Fake news, USA 39th best country for kids to grow up. Elon Musk disses Bill Gates. Porsche Taycan. Zac Brown Band.
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Conversations today. Too much money in my IRA. What's my formula? You look like George Clooney. Did you see the tax article in the WSJ? How was the dance? Elvis and a Little Less Conversation. 2 ears and 1 mouth.
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Foundation client No recession Brian Wesbury Roboadvisors Organic? or not? Quote from the Motor City Madman
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Robocalls Think and Grow Rich Who Moved My Cheese? SECURE Act Nik Wallenda Groucho Marx
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Lots going on in the world. Lots of noise too. No complaints. How often to see clients. Jeopardy tournament. Detroit Lions halftime show. George Carlin quote.
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And welcome to 2020! Resolutions Healthier Wealthier 401k Movie reviews
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Christmas list fulfillment 2020 predictions Best Decade Ever 21 Day No Complaint Experiment Naval Ravikant, How to Get Rich Star Wars Do. Or do not. There is no try.
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What happens next year? Anatomy of a client lunch meeting Anatomy of a client non lunch meeting Holiday discussions Face to face v. digital conversations Happy Holidays Elon Musk
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Mike's Xmas tree Year end tax letter not attached POTUS will not be impeached Exciting emails, or not Exciting robo calls, or not Anti aging and longevity Offspring news
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Many topics this week; year end financial strategies work out quitters US is net exporter of energy cameo.com guerilla marketing for a health club peak podcast? usurious concert ticket fees lit up like a Christmas tree
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WMR is back in the saddle. Saved a puppy. Or not. It's not the age, it's the mileage. Annuity primer. Required distributions Still no recession. Rock cheat meal.
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Holiday music. No recession Irreversible damage from climate change? Term or perm insurance Forbes 400
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Year end client letter. Social security for financial professionals Joe Rogan with Brian Grazer Russian Five Econ 101 Econ 201 Opportunity right where you are now
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Thank you. Great time to be alive. Rookie advisor Billion dollar jewel heist Family business 300 mph
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But what about income inequality??? Income inequality is a thing. So are athletic and intellectual inequality. 75mph fastball Opportunities Forbes 400 Market Outlook
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Ask Acho Financial questions, ask Acho Health and fitness questions, ask Acho Porsche 911 Carrera Cabriolet questions, ask Acho Obscure movie quotes, ask Acho Ice fishing, don't ask Acho Bruce Lee
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Are you stressed? Are you sad? Are you depressed? That's OK 300 million people are depressed Uncle Kracker Relentless negativity Some positives Winston Churchill
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Once upon a time Email newsletter Good story Client stories Art of Manliness Frank Abagnale Tim Ferriss, Tribe of Mentors
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K.I.S.S. Simplicity Occam's Razor Five Man Electrical Band Time Management Tools Leonardo da Vinci
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Back to school Finance 101 Investing 101 Warren Buffett advice National Life Insurance Awareness Month! Yay! More back to school Dr. Seuss
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Here we go again Malibu estate Coming recession? Warren Buffett BizEquity Sly Stallone and Rambo 4 Keanu Reeves and Matrix 4 There is no spoon
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Political heat Bernie Sanders & capitalism Buy Greenland? Press induced recession No recession Inverted yield GE and accounting problems No beef university Machine that turns plants into meat
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Bernie Sanders on Joe Rogan Naval Ravikant on Joe Rogan Market roller coaster Florida gaining residents Stephen Ross Equinox Woodward Dream Cruise Uncle Kracker
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Please phrase your response in the form of a question. Bernie Madoff in the news Capital One in the news Government spending in the news Democratic debates in the news Dr. Peter Attia Introductions
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Warning lights Penny saved could be a lot more Are you rich? Get rich without getting lucky Bernie's econ lesson Behavioral econ 101 Freedom
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LFG quarterly market report Life changes Family Love Letter Birth order Options Don't bother children when they're skateboarding
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Dr. Doom Morgan Stanley bearish Social Security Garlic Bread Bazooka bubble gum Be yourself
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Rocket Mortgage Classic Nate Lashley Some RMC anecdotes Markets this year The economy Another CPA conference Old life insurance policies Happy 4th of July
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PGA Tournament Logisitics More golf More logistics
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Dads know everything Richest Man in Babylon 100 minutes of social security with 150 CPAs Equities for retirees College Mike Rowe Judge Smails
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Elon Musk at it again. Donald Trump at it again. Helping a client's friend. WMR inner geek and Naval Ravikant
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Weekly Market Refview

Noise and white papers. Just say no. Rocket Mortgage Classic Volunteering is hard Michigan Association of CPAs
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Noise, noise, noise. Tesla. Money worries. Bad to the bone.
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Financial decisions. Health, wealth and longevity. Annuities?
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Short and sweet from South Beach this week
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Beyond Meat Carnivore Diet Berkshire Hathaway Street Survival School
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Don't stress. Retire on purpose. Tax reduction strategies.
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Tiger Woods wins the Masters.
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Have you ever heard of ESG investing? What about cannabis investing?
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Putting with the flagstick in?
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Some headlines we've seen lately...
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Who wouldn't want rich people?
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Financial services are boring...
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Investments are risky...
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Is the WMR too long...
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Big news this week...
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Feeling old this week...
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