What’s Return on Equity (ROE) And Why Does Warren Buffett Use It? simple money man

What’s Return on Equity (ROE) And Why Does Warren Buffett Use It?

  Warren Buffett is worth north of approximately $70 Billion. Trust me, if you continue to live below your means, save, and invest consistently you MAY get there too (maybe, hopefully, let’s just cross our fingers 🙂   Apart from only investing in businesses where…

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

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

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 into smaller-cap, pretty much my…

Are Colleges Teaching Personal Finance simple money man

Are Colleges Teaching Personal Finance?

Well, they weren’t teaching Personal Finance when I was in college, which was…umm…let’s just say a couple of Presidential terms have passed since I graduated :-).   Who knows maybe I would have made my coffee at home instead of stopping at Starbucks 2-3 times…

Sell Winners And Buy Losers – Asset Rebalancing simple money man

Sell Winners And Buy Losers – Asset Rebalancing

Isn’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…

Should I Even Invest In The Market Right Now? simple money man

Should I Even Invest In The Market Right Now?

Can there be such a thing as a good problem? Isn’t that an oxymoron? I guess it is. If I was heavily invested in the stock market, but still have some excess cash to invest, I may be the victim of a good problem. Unfortunately,…

Simple Fund Analysis – DVY simple money man

Simple Fund Analysis – DVY

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. Usually, I selected companies that…