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…

From Target Date Fund to Targeting Lower Cost Index Funds simple money man

From Target Date Funds To Lower Cost Index Funds

Reading Time: 7 minutesAlso featured as a guest post on Mustard Seed Money:   Usually, on the first day of a new job, we receive some new hire paperwork from Human Resources. Included in that package is paperwork concerning which retirement plan we’d like to participate in, how…

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

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

Reading Time: 4 minutesLately, 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…

Simple Fund Analysis – DVY simple money man

Simple Fund Analysis – DVY

Reading Time: 4 minutesWhen I first started investing in the stock market, I was all about stocks, stocks, STOCKS! They seemed more exciting to me as they focus on one company, what it’s done, what it’s doing, and what it’s planning on doing. Usually, I selected companies that…

What’s an Index Fund simple money man

What’s an Index Fund

Reading Time: 4 minutesWhat if you wanted to find the easiest possible way to enter the stock market? What if you didn’t want to or know how to do detail research on a company? What if you wanted to diversify with the purchase of one financial instrument? What…