Published Articles

The following articles were written (in PDF format) by Vars Smith and appeared in local community magazines circulated monthly in Camillus, Jamesville-Dewitt, Cicero, Baldwinsville, and Fayetteville-Manlius.   Unfortunately, the “Camillus Life” magazine published by HiBu was closed across the Central New York area in May 2014.  Please click on the article to open it.

Building a Bond Ladder for Steady Predictable Income - April 2014

Understanding Bonds as Income Investments - March 2014

The Circle of Human Emotions and the Cycle of Market Emotions - February 2014

13 Mistakes Investors Make - January 2014

Saving for Higher Education? - December 2013

Exit Strategies - November 2013

Fundamental vs Technical Analysis  - October 2013

What is a Transfer on Death (TOD) Account?  - September 2013

Long Term Care Insurance  - August 2013

Paper in a Paperless SocietyJuly 2013

Outliving Retirement Income - June 2013