Bye CDs – Well Hello There Dividends

Bye CDs – Well Hello There Dividends simple money man

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

How Do I Protect My Investments?

How Do I Protect My Investments simple money man

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

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

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

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… Continue Reading

Simple Fund Analysis – DVY

Simple Fund Analysis – DVY simple money man

When I first started investing in the stock market, I was all about stocks, stocks, STOCKS! They seemed more exciting to me as they focus on one company, what it’s done, what it’s doing, and what it’s planning on doing.… Continue Reading