Stock Market Is Great And I’m Nervous

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  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… Continue Reading

Don’t Be Afraid of the Stock Market

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  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… Continue Reading

Bye CDs – Well Hello There Dividends

Bye CDs – Well Hello There Dividends

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

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

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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… Continue Reading

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

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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,… Continue Reading

Sell Winners And Buy Losers – Asset Rebalancing

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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… Continue Reading