3 Must-Watch Opportunities for Rite Aid

How Rite Aid continues to execute its turnaround -- and what the company needs to keep doing.

Jun 27, 2014 at 9:30AM

Rite Aid (NYSE:RAD) reported what seemed on the surface to be a not-so-great quarter -- earnings per share dropped by half year-over-year, even though revenue increased slightly.

But health care analysts Michael Douglass and David Williamson found some intriguing opportunities for the company as it continues its now-famous turnaround. Management continues to execute on critical potential growth drivers -- opportunities the company needs if it's going to continue its meteoric rise.

In the video below, they lay out three key things Rite Aid must continue to execute on as it seeks to catch up to CVS Caremark (NYSE:CVS).

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A Financial Plan on an Index Card

Keeping it simple.

Aug 7, 2015 at 11:26AM

Two years ago, University of Chicago professor Harold Pollack wrote his entire financial plan on an index card.

It blew up. People loved the idea. Financial advice is often intentionally complicated. Obscurity lets advisors charge higher fees. But the most important parts are painfully simple. Here's how Pollack put it:

The card came out of chat I had regarding what I view as the financial industry's basic dilemma: The best investment advice fits on an index card. A commenter asked for the actual index card. Although I was originally speaking in metaphor, I grabbed a pen and one of my daughter's note cards, scribbled this out in maybe three minutes, snapped a picture with my iPhone, and the rest was history.

More advisors and investors caught onto the idea and started writing their own financial plans on a single index card.

I love the exercise, because it makes you think about what's important and forces you to be succinct.

So, here's my index-card financial plan:


Everything else is details. 

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