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The Simple Way to Lose Weight, Part II

Thursday, June 28th, 2012, by

We covered the first half of the equation in our last post…taming our appetite and strictly following the four-four-twelve formula (the number of hours between our three regular meals). The problem that arises from trying to lose weight only by eating less, is that the wrong weight may be targeted. Not all weight is bad. […]

The Simple and Complete Way to Lose Weight

Tuesday, June 26th, 2012, by

Notice that the key word in the title to this piece is simple…which is not at all the same thing as easy. If it were easy, then weight loss would not be the multi-billion dollar industry it is now. I just reached a personal milestone this morning, weighing in at 173 pounds, down now some […]

The ethics of the ethical pharmaceutical industry

Wednesday, June 20th, 2012, by

It’s a term we’ve often heard before…ethical pharmaceuticals or drugs. Simply defined, that would refer to a drug or prescription that is available only with written instructions from a doctor, dentist, physician’s assistant or nurse practitioner and fulfilled from a licensed pharmacy. I’d call that a very clever bit of marketing…attaching the word ethics to […]

The Best Asset Class is Hiding in Plain Sight

Wednesday, June 13th, 2012, by

Here’s something that comes up with every one of my medical professional clients that I work with in both my wealth management practice and my health care franchising business… …striking the right balance in putting together a mix of distinct asset classes when constructing their investment portfolio. Of course, all the usual suspects are included. […]

Mayor Bloomberg Takes on the Big Gulp

Monday, June 4th, 2012, by

So this is what happens when you have a mayor for life. Meaning, of course, Mayor Michael Bloomberg of New York, whose latest crusade is his ban on oversized servings of sugary soft drinks. No doubt his intentions are honorable and his goals are admirable. But it tends to raise a larger question. Imagine living […]