Overcoming Stock Market Fear simple money man

Overcoming Stock Market Fear

Reading Time: 5 minutesRecently the stock market has experienced what many may call major up and down swings. A significant drop in the market means different things to different people. For many, however, this, produces fear.   For a long time, it would concern, frustrate, scare and stress…

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…

financial regrets

How to Deal With Financial Regrets

Reading Time: 4 minutes  Financial regrets happen to the best of us. But what we learn from them and how we proceed to move forward are what determines whether or not we will continue to make the same mistakes. But heck sometimes we end up making the same…

Simple Stock Comparison – KO VS. PEP simple money man

Simple Stock Comparison – KO VS. PEP

Reading Time: 5 minutes  When we think of soda, the two giants that come to our minds are inevitably Coca-Cola and Pepsi. Ahhh, the sweet sweet elixir that I must have with pizza or fried chicken or a burger.  At our house, I like the taste of Pepsi,…

How Do I Protect My Investments simple money man

How Do I Protect My Investments?

Reading Time: 4 minutesThe stock market has been flying high and many of us have seen gains in our investments – some unrealized and some realized gains! For those that are unrealized, what can we do to protect those gains? There are a few ways to tackle this,…