$400

By: Laura Walton AFC® Unfortunately, I’m not too surprised that 47% of Americans can’t come up with $400 in the case of an emergency. I am surprised, however, at what Neal Gabler revealed about his own financial decisions. Gabler’s article in the May issue of The Atlantic, The Secret Shame of Middle-Class Americans, is an excellent…

The $1M bet

By: Laura Walton AFC® It’s Warren Buffett in beige and white trunks in the index fund corner vs. Ted Seides in red and gold trunks in the hedge fund corner – who’s winning this 10-year bet? A recent NPR Morning Edition story brought us up to date on this 2008 bet. Apparently Buffett responded to a question…