Do It For The Future You – Retirement simple money man

Do It For The Future You – Retirement

  For some strange reason, I think about retirement a lot. Am I the only one? It reminds me of George Costanza from Seinfeld, the episode of “The Old Man”:   Ben: I’m not afraid of dyin’. I never think about it. George: You don’t?…

How Often Should I Review My Finances simple money man

How Often Should I Review My Finances?

You should review them as much as you need. Let me guess, you’re thinking well, jeez thanks, that’s a helpful answer. But wait there’s more! In order to determine how often you should review your finances depends on how involved they are. For example, if…

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…