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

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 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

What’s an Index Fund

What’s an Index Fund simple money man

What if you wanted to find the easiest possible way to enter the stock market? What if you didn’t want to or know how to do detail research on a company? What if you wanted to diversify with the purchase… Continue Reading