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 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,…

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…

Stock Market is Great And I'm Nervous simple money man

Stock Market Is Great And I’m Nervous

Reading Time: 4 minutes  Home prices are rising again, the stock market is at all-time highs, and unemployment is relatively low. For many of us, life is really good especially when we compare it to the 2008-2009 recession periods. I remember on the ride home from work WTOP’s…

Afraid of the Stock Market simple money man

Don’t Be Afraid of the Stock Market

Reading Time: 5 minutes  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 that because I was simply…

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

Should I Even Invest In The Market Right Now?

Reading Time: 4 minutesCan 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,…