Life is about relationships and time. Time is how we grow and cherish those relationships. Whether it’s our relationship with God, family or friends at the end of it all this is what matters in life. It’s not our career, money or fame. This begs the question how can we get more time to spendContinue reading “It’s Nothing But a Nest Egg”
Category Archives: Investing
Rule # 1 of Investing Debunked
Investing is not just about making money. It’s about making more money than you lose. One of Warren Buffet’s famous quote is about rule #1 of investing which states never lose money. This is true under certain conditions and investing strategies, but every one knows that if you invest in 10 individual stocks, 5 mayContinue reading “Rule # 1 of Investing Debunked”
How to Generate Passive Income
Passive income is indeed real and in this article I want to discuss the differences between active and passive income and how to obtain passive income. Active income is obtained by trading time for money and passive income is achieved by trading minimal to no time for money. I call trading minimal time for moneyContinue reading “How to Generate Passive Income”
How to prepare for a bear market
Let me just clarify some terms. A correction is a decline of 10% or greater in the price of a security, asset, or a financial market. Corrections can last anywhere from days to months, or even longer. A bear markets occur when prices in a market decline by more than 20%, often accompanied by negativeContinue reading “How to prepare for a bear market”
The Royal Rumble With Mr. Market
There are so many recommendations, stock tips and forecasting in the market right now that it will make your head spin. What is needed more than anything right now is patience and persistence. Stick to your investment plan and maintain your emergency fund.
Rich people play the money game to win
Rich people play the money game to win and poor people play the money game not to lose, but it’s a spectrum. I recently read The Millionaire Fastlane when I ran across this principle, but I realized that there is actually a middle ground. It’s for those that are in the getting rich slowly lane.Continue reading “Rich people play the money game to win”
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.
How to Pay For College
College will likely cost between $60K and 100K a year in the next 20 years. This is based on the projected 3% yearly increase from the current average 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.Continue reading “How to Pay For College”
How to be a Patient Investor
Slow and Steady Wins The Race 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 buyingContinue reading “How to be a Patient Investor”
Broad Outlook Asset Allocation
I believe our dollars should be broken down into three main categories. Present money, future money and retirement money. These categories should be contributed to after the elimination of debt, with the exception of mortgage debt.