5 Barriers to Investing

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. Fees Brokerage Fees Expense ratios Fear of losing money/Unhealthy fear of the market Large 3-6 months emergency fund The larger theContinue reading “5 Barriers to Investing”

How to Pay For College

College will likely cost between $60K and 100K a year in the next 20 years. This is based on a 3% yearly increase from the current cost of $25K for public universities and $40K for private universities. The cost would increase to $240k and $400K respectively for a public and private college education. The thoughtContinue reading “How to Pay For College”

How to be a Patient Investor

One of the great Jack Bogle’s most memorable quote is “Buy and hold, but don’t forget the hold”. What is the meaning behind this quote. Lets say you have a stock or ETF that you have bought thereby satisfying the buy part of the equation. You’re now contemplating buying more shares to add to yourContinue reading “How to be a Patient Investor”