From Target Date Funds To Lower Cost Index Funds

From Target Date Fund to Targeting Lower Cost Index Funds simple money man

Also featured as a guest post on Mustard Seed Money:   Usually, on the first day of a new job, we receive some new hire paperwork from Human Resources. Included in that package is paperwork concerning which retirement plan we’d… Continue Reading

Simple REIT Analysis – AGNC

Simple REIT Analysis – AGNC

  If you’re like me you may not have a whole lot of money twiddling its thumbs and waiting to be deployed in an investment property. But guess what, that’s totally fine. You can still be a property investor via… 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

Simple Stock Analysis – Exxon Mobil Corporation (XOM)

Simple Stock Analysis – Exxon Mobil Corporation (XOM) simple money man

Summer is here! That means people are going to travel. That means people are going to use their cars and airlines are going to use their planes. That means they all must buy fuel. But fuel prices rise in the… Continue Reading

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

Rich & Famous People With Smart & Dumb Money Habits

Rich & Famous People With Smart & Dumb Money Habits simple money man

Some are born rich, some inherit it, and some work their butt off to acquire it. How the rich use and spend their riches may also contribute to their continuing to be rich. Wow, that sounds kind of confusing :-/… Continue Reading