Just because stock market is up and hitting new all time highs everyday doesn’t always mean it’s time to sell. A good rule of thumb is to sell when all of the four criteria listed below have been met. 1. You need money. Likely a 5 to 6 figure amount or some amount that youContinue reading “When to Sell Stocks”
Earned income is the hardest income to protect from financial predators and we need to do all we can to reduce our tax burden. One of the best ways to do this is to use your taxable investing account as tax efficiently as possible. This article will enable you to do just that.
Shares of stocks or index ETF should be bought or acquired in quantities of 10’s, 100’s and 1000’s of share. Try to acquire a minimum of 10 shares of each position. There are multiple ways to do this. You could limit the price of each stock or index ETF to $100 and just keep buyingContinue reading “Basic Principles Of Investing”
I wrote about the Investors owners contract in my last post, but this is my version of a passive investor contract that is meant for passive investors that invest in index mutual funds and index exchange traded funds.
The funny thing is, I could have titled this post “the best is yet to come”, the reason being is that we are in a bubble and I have no idea when or where the top is. But what I do know is that there will be a market crash of epic proportions on theContinue reading “The Worse Is Yet To Come”
I was reading the White Coat investor’s blog the other day and he had written something that was very profound and it was a good gauge to test what level of investor you are. Here is the quote below “I have often said that beginning investors have trouble following their plan at market lows, intermediateContinue reading “What’s Your Investment Gauge?”
I recently meet someone who works 3 clerical jobs in order to get by and receives dialysis 3 days a week. She revealed to me that she was investing in cannabis stocks. I felt so bad that someone with such a severe chronic condition is investing in such a volatile sector of the stock market.Continue reading “Gamble The Right Way”
Sometimes it’s hard to do what’s important and what matters as it pertains to investing. It’s not the return on your investments that ultimately matter, but its if you’re able to stay the course in order to get that long term compounding interest that will double and even quadruple your investments every 10 years orContinue reading “Investing 101 for the buy and hold investor”
I have listed the 5 barriers to investing in the stock market below and the barriers are fees, fear of losing money, high cost of stock ownership, lack of knowledge, and lack of motivation.
I recently wrote about having a reasonable investing plan and how important it is to have one, but It’s even more important to have an investment plan during times of market volatility than in bull markets. If not you may be investing speculatively and be unaware of it. Benjamin Graham once said The greatest dangerContinue reading “How to Avoid Speculative Investing”