Bye CDs – Well Hello There Dividends

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

Rich & Famous People with Smart & Dumb Money Habits

Some are born rich, some inherit it, and some work their butt off to acquire it. How the rich use and spend their riches may also contribute to their continuing to be rich. Wow that sounds kind of confusing :-/… Continue Reading

Simple Stock Comparison – KO & PEP

When we think of soda, the two giants that come to our minds are inevitably Coca-Cola and Pepsi. Ahhh, the sweet sweet elixir that I must have with pizza or fried chicken or a burger.  At our house, I like… Continue Reading

How Do I Protect My Investments?

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

What’s Return on Equity (ROE) and Why Does Warren Buffett Use It?

Warren Buffett is worth north of approximately $70 Billion. Trust me, if you continue to live below your means, save, and invest consistently you MAY get there too (maybe, hopefully, let’s just cross our fingers 🙂 Apart from only investing… Continue Reading

Do It for the Future You – Retirement

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 about… Continue Reading