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

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

Reading Time: 4 minutesLately, 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, pretty much my…

How Will President Elect Trump Affect Me Financially

Reading Time: 3 minutesThe 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. So how will his policies…

How To Win On Black Friday & Cyber Monday simple money man

How To Win On Black Friday & Cyber Monday

Reading Time: 3 minutesIf 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! Keyword being ALMOST. But there are those times when we see a deal so…

Responsible Fantasy Football simple money man

Responsible Fantasy Football

Reading Time: 3 minutesThe NFL football season is here and if you’re like me, that means yes so is Fantasy Football! In the past, I have played with zero investment and the payoff was bragging rights. But this year our commissioner decided it was a $20 buy in…

How I Stopped Myself from Buying an iWatch simple money man

How I Stopped Myself From Buying An iWatch

Reading Time: 3 minutesThis past Sunday I was doing what I do every Sunday in the fall…..watch football! During the evening game between the Packers and Vikings, a commercial came on about the new Apple iWatch. The main feature of difference between this watch and the previous apple…

Wanna Play In The Stock Market simple money man

Wanna Play In The Stock Market?

Reading Time: 3 minutesOver the past couple of months, the stock market has been at an all-time high. Wait what does that even mean? It means that the many companies publicly listed have stock prices at an all-time high. For example, the Dow Jones Industrial Average (Dow) is…