Stock Market Is Great And I’m Nervous

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  Home prices are rising again, the stock market is at all-time highs, and unemployment is relatively low. For many of us, life is really good especially when we compare it to the 2008-2009 recession periods. I remember on the… Continue Reading

Bye CDs – Well Hello There Dividends

Bye CDs – Well Hello There Dividends

It’s no surprise that CD rates are super low and have been for a long time now. Per Bankrate.com, the best rates for a $10,000 5 year CD is 2.35%. I’ve seen so many stocks that have a higher yield.… Continue Reading

How Do I Protect My Investments?

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The stock market has been flying high and many of us have seen gains in our investments – some unrealized and some realized gains! For those that are unrealized, what can we do to protect those gains? There are a… Continue Reading

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

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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 into smaller-cap,… Continue Reading

How Will President Elect Trump Affect Me Financially

The election is over, FINALLY. No more crazy debates, controversial tweets, and other political gossip, I hope. Now it doesn’t matter how we voted, how we feel, good or bad, we will have a new President in January: Donald Trump.… Continue Reading

How to Win on Black Friday & Cyber Monday

If you’re like me, you believe that it feels almost as good to buy something on the cheap or a great deal as it does to not buy anything at all! Key word being ALMOST. But there are those times… Continue Reading