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…

simple money man SCHD vs VIG

Simple Fund Comparison – SCHD VS VIG

Reading Time: 5 minutesLately 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 that mentions great disadvantages or…

Sell Winners And Buy Losers – Asset Rebalancing simple money man

Sell Winners And Buy Losers – Asset Rebalancing

Reading Time: 4 minutesIsn’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 why it is important to…