Why I’m Shifting From Stocks To Funds smm

Why I’m Shifting From Stocks To Funds

Reading Time: 5 minutes  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?

Reading Time: 5 minutes  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…

Why I Like ETFs And You May Too simple money man

Why I Like ETFs And You May Too

Reading Time: 4 minutes  What would you prefer: pay a little and get more or pay a lot and get less?  I’d prefer the former and this is the conclusion that I have reached from reading about ETFs. You are getting more (in investment returns) and for much…

Practical Advice From The Famous And Wealthy simple money man

Practical Advice From The Famous And Wealthy

Reading Time: 5 minutesWhen I was younger I would read about celebrities and their lifestyle in the entertainment section of MSN. It was fun to see where they were vacationing, what restaurants they would visit, and the cars they would drive. But, after a while it got old…

The Things You Own End Up Owning You simple money man

The Things You Own End Up Owning You

Reading Time: 5 minutesMore and more I’m starting to believe the more we have, the more we spend on maintenance, repairs, replacements and excuses to buy even more things.  For example, several months ago I sold and extra car I had. When asked about it, I said to…

simple money man SCHD vs VIG

Simple Fund Comparison – SCHD VS VIG

Reading Time: 5 minutesLately 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…