Gains & Losses / July 14, 2019
By: Ross Levin, CFP®
The fog had come in over the harbor as the fireworks were set off. The sound was loud, but the colors were muted until the fireworks fell below the cloud covering and briefly sparkled.
We had not been to a fireworks display like this and before the fog became too thick to see much of anything, this faint display was transfixing. While this fireworks show did not create the rush of ones in the past, it stayed with me longer.
Let me make a case for the muted, or as I prefer to think about it, the middle way. Our attention is drawn to the extremes, but why?
This article originally appeared in the Minneapolis Star Tribune on July 14, 2019.