Do It For The Future You – Retirement

Do It For The Future You – Retirement simple money man

  For some strange reason, I think about retirement a lot. Am I the only one? It reminds me of George Costanza from Seinfeld, the episode of “The Old Man”:   Ben: I’m not afraid of dyin’. I never think… Continue Reading

How Often Should I Review My Finances?

How Often Should I Review My Finances simple money man

You should review them as much as you need. Let me guess, you’re thinking well, jeez thanks, that’s a helpful answer. But wait there’s more! In order to determine how often you should review your finances depends on how involved… Continue Reading

Simple Fund Analysis – Vanguard Small Cap Value ETF (VBR)

Simple Fund Analysis – Vanguard Small Cap Value ETF (VBR) simple money man

Lately, I’ve been interested in diversifying more. Diversifying, of course, means NOT putting all your eggs in one basket. Yes, I admit for a long time I was doing this (and actually it served me well).   Instead of diversifying… Continue Reading

Are Colleges Teaching Personal Finance?

Are Colleges Teaching Personal Finance simple money man

Well, they weren’t teaching Personal Finance when I was in college, which was…umm…let’s just say a couple of Presidential terms have passed since I graduated :-).   Who knows maybe I would have made my coffee at home instead of… Continue Reading

Sell Winners And Buy Losers – Asset Rebalancing

Sell Winners And Buy Losers – Asset Rebalancing simple money man

Isn’t this the craziest, most counter-intuitive investment advice you’ve ever heard? Why would I sell a stock if it’s making me money…LOTS of money? Long ago, I used to think in this type of way, but there are many reasons… Continue Reading