While experts have been warning about the potential for global pandemics for years, the emergence and spread of COVID-19 has been an enormous shock to societal systems. Along with the risk to life and health, many families have have been thrown into economic turmoil. In a world with the potential for social and economic shocks … Continue reading Does COVID-19 change the rules of personal finance?
As of the start of 2019, it has been twenty years since I left NASA and started to work in finance. My first job in the private sector was in the emerging field of weather derivatives for a major energy trading firm. This was the era of energy trading that is most often associated with … Continue reading A few lessons from my 20 years in finance