Selecting A Stock – Simply Explained simple money man

Selecting A Stock – Simply Explained

Reading Time: 4 minutes  A friend recently said to me that he wants to buy a stock for his kid and just hold onto it forever and let grow.  He threw a few stocks and their prices out there but has not made a decision yet. When I…

The Efficient Frontier – Simply Explained

The Efficient Frontier – Simply Explained

Reading Time: 5 minutes  We want our money to be able to do the best job in making more money for us right? But we also are only willing to take a certain amount of risk. The risk may be specific due to our age, investment style and…

Money Personality_ What's The Downside Of Yours SMM

Money Personality: What’s The Downside Of Yours?

Reading Time: 5 minutes  Today I’m honored to present a guest post from Michelle Laurey, a writer of various subjects including personal finance. Her bio is at the end. I hope you enjoy the post!     Many people struggle with managing money. You may have read a…

Why I Finally Invested In Bitcoin simple money man

Why I Finally Invested In Bitcoin

Reading Time: 4 minutesYes, I joined the herd of many who have invested in Bitcoin. And right off the bat, I think the biggest reason is so I can force myself to learn more and more about Bitcoin and how it can help world-wide commerce in the future….

Bye CDs – Well Hello There Dividends simple money man

Bye CDs – Well Hello There Dividends

Reading Time: 4 minutesIt’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. So if you’re looking for…

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

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

Reading Time: 4 minutesLately, 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…