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Capital Ideas & News for Savvy Investors

What’s on our mind? You can read about it in our blog. Whether it’s ideas from the investment services world or concepts from the financial industry, you can read about it here. And once in a while, we may throw in a movie review or some other surprise. So keep checking in. We’re glad to have you reading along.


Friday, December 1, 2023

More Money Saving ideas: MONEY TO INVEST IS RIGHT IN FRONT OF YOU! We all know that as investors it's crucial to "Pay Yourself First" and make investing a priority, a "bill" paid to our future rather than an afterthought. But WHERE to...


Thursday, November 30, 2023

Do you remember when reporters used to pay close attention to how thick Alan Greenspan's folder was when he entered Federal Reserve meetings? Well, the top financial authority in the US is trying to be more open. Time to pay attention!


Tuesday, September 12, 2023

Many investors and advisors are familiar with the Dalbar Study. The 2023 Results are in, and they're not good! Investors are still their own worst enemies! We can help!


Thursday, September 7, 2023

"MANURE CRISIS" was the headline in Britain’s premier newspaper in 1894! Here are some lesson learned from the Great Horse Manure Crisis we can apply today.


Tuesday, May 16, 2023

Don't "Outsmart" Yourself. Stay the Course! For major investable trends, markets don't turn on good news, or even bad news. They turn on mass psychology


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Sunday, April 30, 2023

If you're an investor, it's likely you're  being inundated with newsletters, blogs and editorials predicting the End of the World, A Dollar Crash, and recommending massive Buying of Precious Metals.A market crash (or for that...


Tuesday, October 25, 2022

Maendel Wealth sees compelling signs that this Bear Market is getting old in the tooth. Are you positioned to thrive?


Thursday, March 10, 2022

If you were wondering when the Tech Crash was coming, it actually started over a year ago. Some of the pandemic's hottest names are now down 70%, 80%...


Monday, February 28, 2022

WEALTH, WAR and WISDOM. What do you think would have happened if you "took cover" or went to cash after hearing about the unprecedented Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor, knowing it almost certainly meant the start of a World War?


Wednesday, February 16, 2022

Rising Interest Rates are dominating the headlines. Should it scare you? The market has never peaked with the same level of interests rates in history according to research by market historians.


Tuesday, February 15, 2022

"HANGING TEN": Pulling off this classic surfing maneuver successfully requires the down pressure of a back wave. In similar manner, a bull market requires the backpressure of negative sentiment and fear from a significant portion of...


Tuesday, September 14, 2021

What’s been one of the best-performing investments of the past twelve years? FANG stocks? Shanghai property? Digital assets? Up there with the best, believe it or not, are Zimbabwean 100 trillion dollar notes. A trillion, by the...


Thursday, September 9, 2021

The "Cheap Stock" Myth One of the most common questions we get from Maendel Wealth clients is "Some portfolio holdings seem so expensive, so it seems those companies and funds must not have room to grow, right? Shouldn't we want to...


Monday, August 16, 2021

Why You Shouldn't Wait to Sell Your Used Car. Thinking about selling an old or unused car? Here's why you should probably do it NOW instead of next year:


Thursday, July 8, 2021

Are you making big, binary bets on #gold or any one asset class assuming inflation, currency depreciation or any one scenario? Why take that chance when you don't need to?


Tuesday, June 22, 2021

Throughout my over 20-year Wall Street investing career, I’ve seen lot of smart people do plenty of dumb things… Things like watching their neighbors make more money than they did in the markets … and then, to try...


Monday, June 14, 2021

THE WORLD'S UNLUCKIEST INVESTOR: SOME INVESTORS constantly live in fear of a market crash. I believe the best way to address such a fear is to try to evaluate "what's the worst that can happen". While past performance is no quarantee...


Thursday, May 28, 2020