Do It for the Future You – Retirement

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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

How Often Should I Review My Finances?

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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)

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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

Are Colleges Teaching Personal Finance?

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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 stopping… Continue Reading

Sell Winners And Buy Losers – Asset Rebalancing

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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

Should I Even Invest in The Market Right Now?

Can there be such a thing as a good problem? Isn’t that an oxymoron? I guess it is. If I was heavily invested in the stock market, but still have some excess cash to invest, I may be the victim… Continue Reading