The S&P 500 Equal Weight Index – Simply Explained

The S&P 500 Equal Weight Index – Simply Explained SMM

    Undoubtedly, the Standard & Poor’s (S&P) 500 Index is a widely used benchmark for many professional financial managers as well as individuals who manage their own investments.   But there is a new way methodology of weighing the… Continue Reading

Why I Like ETFs And You May Too

Why I Like ETFs And You May Too simple money man

  What would you prefer: pay a little and get more or pay a lot and get less?  I’d prefer the former and this is the conclusion that I have reached from reading about ETFs. You are getting more (in… Continue Reading

Almost Beat The S&P 500 Index

Almost Beat The S&P 500 Index simple money man

  If you continued to ride the market and in the process acquired some more investments in stocks or ETFs, chances are you’ve done well in 2017. But how do you how well your investments are doing or if they… Continue Reading

The Things You Own End Up Owning You

The Things You Own End Up Owning You simple money man

More and more I’m starting to believe the more we have, the more we spend on maintenance, repairs, replacements and excuses to buy even more things.  For example, several months ago I sold and extra car I had. When asked… Continue Reading

Don’t Be Afraid of the Stock Market

Afraid of the Stock Market simple money man

  Perhaps one of the biggest financial mistakes I made was not entering the stock market at an earlier age. When I entered the market I was in my mid-20s, but I wish it was sooner. I didn’t enter before… Continue Reading

Simple Fund Comparison – SCHD VS VIG

simple money man SCHD vs VIG

Lately I’ve become more and more interested in low cost ETFs while less and less interested in stocks and mutual funds. ETFs provide one-click diversification, super-low fees while still paying investors dividends. I don’t think I’ve come across any literature… Continue Reading