Freelance writer/editor/journalist and author of The Office of Time Control. Feed is part opinion on investing, leadership, employment and part #scifi fandom.

GIS Stock: 4 Things to Shelve About General Mills — It isn't easy to find strong growth in the consumer staples sector these days. After years of run-ups, analysts admit it's difficult to uncover opportunities that are large enough to impact these typically very large companies. But that doesn't mean the stocks aren't improving.

3 Reasons Sears Stock Shows Little Sign of Hope (SHLD) — In the retail sector, there are very few stories as dire as Sears Holding Corp. ( SHLD). Years of mismanagement and lack of understanding in how to respond to the changing retail landscape has left the company seemingly unable to respond to its issues.

4 Things to Know Before Buying Procter & Gamble Stock — Often it's best to embrace change. It's those companies that sit back and wait for the changing economy to dictate their businesses' future that often finds themselves without one. For Procter & Gamble Co. (ticker: PG), it's betting heavily on the belief that change is what it needs.

The Office of Time Control — Editor's Note: When is enough, enough? I ask because as my search to uncover the mysteries of the Office of Time Control for you dear reader, it has led to a terrible ordeal that I've only now been able to try and relay to others. I still can't quite comprehend it.

3 Favorite Tactics Explained by Financial Advisors — Cheryl Sherrard's clients know what it's like when the markets turn down. As a senior financial advisor at Clearview Wealth Management in Charlotte, North Carolina, she works with people employed by financial institutions in the area. Leading up to the 2008 recession, many of these clients had stock in their own company.

3 Things We're Doing Right With 401(k) Accounts — Figuring out the right strategy - and avoiding the wrong ones - when investing for retirement isn't nearly as complex as investors, advisors and experts want to make it seem. For most of us, simply putting money in a target-date fund with a low fee will ensure a portfolio grows over the next 30 years.

Power Sheet - June 22, 2016 — Why is succession so hard? Nikesh Arora's sudden resignation yesterday as SoftBank's president and heir apparent to CEO Masayoshi Son, 58, was presented by the company as so harmonious as to be a virtual love-fest, but in fact it was a blown succession, and that's a bad thing.

Why IBM Stock Could Be Worth A Long-Shot Bet — Some companies embrace change. Some get suffocated in change's embrace. And shares of International Business Machines (IBM) have performed dismally in recent years because investors have no idea which of those categories it belongs to. IBM , the Armonk, N.Y., ers and mainframes, has crept toward obsolescence.

The Retailers Guide to Beating (AMZN) — In retailers' vernacular, it shouldn't surprise you if they view (ticker: AMZN) as a four-letter word. That's because most businesses can't seem to work around the curse Jeff Bezos' company has brought the retail industry.

3 Things to Know About Finding a Financial Advisor — Hiring someone to help you manage your money means asking the right questions. 3 Things to Know About Finding a Financial Advisor Hiring someone to help you manage your money means asking the right questions. Good help can be hard to find, and nowhere is that more apparent than when searching for a financial advisor.
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Jul 05, 2016

My first #shortstory in a while, but it's what happens after having a child. As this researcher understands:  #scifi

Jun 20, 2016

IBM is undergoing another transition. Is it worth betting on its turnaround? Depends on how much you like Watson. 

Apr 20, 2016

Home Depot or Lowe's: The eternal suburban question. But when investing, there's a clearer fave. 

Mar 28, 2016

Just cause your working days are over, doesn't mean your stock exposure should be. Increasing risk makes sense 

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