How And Why Should I Diversify simple money man

How And Why Should I Diversify?

Reading Time: 5 minutes  You don’t want to eat the same food every day right? You don’t want to wear the same shirt, shoes, socks, underwear (hope not), everyday right? You don’t want to want to watch the same episode of Seinfeld everyday right (even though I myself…

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

The S&P 500 Equal Weight Index – Simply Explained

Reading Time: 5 minutes    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 S&P 500 index which has,…

Why I Like ETFs And You May Too simple money man

Why I Like ETFs And You May Too

Reading Time: 4 minutes  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 investment returns) and for much…

Almost Beat The S&P 500 Index simple money man

Almost Beat The S&P 500 Index

Reading Time: 5 minutes  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 could or should be doing…

The Things You Own End Up Owning You simple money man

The Things You Own End Up Owning You

Reading Time: 5 minutesMore 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 about it, I said to…

Afraid of the Stock Market simple money man

Don’t Be Afraid of the Stock Market

Reading Time: 5 minutes  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 that because I was simply…