Personal Reflections

Booth-Laird Q3 2016 Newsletter

Our Q3 2016 newsletter touches on a more personal topic – woodworking.  It helps to solve the investor need do something pro-active in difficult times, which is often the time a patient investor should do nothing.  It also has parallels to investing. » Continue Reading

Record flooding in Louisiana – look for the helpers

“When I was a boy and I would see scary things in the news, my mother would say to me, ‘Look for the helpers. You will always find people who are helping.'” — Fred Rogers If you were not impacted directly by the flooding in Louisiana and are not close enough to help out, a … » Continue Reading

Booth-Laird Q2 2015 Newsletter

Attached is our second quarter 2015 newsletter, in which we discuss the proper mindset for successful long-term investing and how to better attain that mindset. » Continue Reading

Condescending Buffett

We decided to lighten up our blog by poking fun at all of the investors and investment websites, including ours, who use Warren Buffett as their marketing departments. We are as guilty as anyone since we use Buffett’s quotes to explain our articles and his words to help others understand our philosophy as investors. But … » Continue Reading

Discover that I had not lived

“I went to the woods because I wished to live deliberately, to front only the essential facts of life, and see if I could not learn what it had to teach, and not, when I came to die, discover that I had not lived.” – from chapter 2 of Henry David Thoreau’s “Walden” Where did … » Continue Reading