Why I’m Shifting From Stocks To Funds smm

Why I’m Shifting From Stocks To Funds

  Recently I’ve posted my love of index funds and ETFs. I’ve proven this love by rebalancing my portfolio thru selling off the stock and using the proceeds to buy into Vanguard fund products. But what exactly is driving me to take this action? That’s…

How And Why Should I Diversify simple money man

How And Why Should I Diversify?

  You don’t want to eat the same food every day right? You don’t want to wear the same shirt, shoes, socks, underwear (hope not), everyday right? You don’t want to want to watch the same episode of Seinfeld everyday right (even though I myself…

The Efficient Frontier – Simply Explained

The Efficient Frontier – Simply Explained

  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…

simple money man SCHD vs VIG

Simple Fund Comparison – SCHD VS VIG

Lately I’ve become more and more interested in low cost ETFs while less and less interested in stocks and mutual funds. ETFs provide one-click diversification, super-low fees while still paying investors dividends. I don’t think I’ve come across any literature that mentions great disadvantages or…

How Do I Protect My Investments simple money man

How Do I Protect My Investments?

The 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,…

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…