Save for Retirement – Wealth Building Tips you Must Know!
Is retirement breathing down your neck, but you have no money saved? You’re not alone. But there are easy ways to save money for retirement even if you’re almost there. Here are five of the best.Managing the Dreaded Trading Slow Down – Eminis and Stock Trading
One could argue that trading unusually well could be a bad thing sometimes. Every trade you make including those outside your normal trade plan adds to the size of your account! How can you go wrong right?Get Rich, Even If You Suck At Everything (Like Me)
I was never good at math. I could never do any kind of math in my head unless it was very basic. I also have no in demand, special skills. No computer programming or IT knowledge. I failed quantitative analysis in university and narrowly passed on the second try. I’m also quite socially inept. Despite all that, I am still well on my way to financial freedom, and you can too, even if you suck at everything, like me.Personal Wealth Building – Not All Dollars Are Created Equal
Personal wealth building isn’t as hard as many people might think, but it does require a completely different set of habits that most of us are already used to. Many people don’t realize that it doesn’t take any more energy to succeed in building financial freedom than it does to fail.Competitive State Of The Bond Market
The bond market has been an incredibly competitive one lately, which is no surprise given how people tend to gravitate towards bonds during poor economic times and/or periods of great volatility within the stock market. For many investors, the question of individual bonds vs. bond funds is one that keeps them awake at nights.A Beginners Guide to Becoming a Millionaire
As a beginner, all you have is an idea, and a dream of wealth. It is difficult to know where to start and what principles to follow to get there. Learn and master the basics as you start your journey to become a millionaire.Stocks: A Tale of Two Prices
Recently the Dow Jones Industrial Average has made headlines as it crossed the 13,000 mark for the first time since 2008. It crossed 13,000 for the first time in April 2007 on its way up, again in January 2008 on its way down, touched above it in May 2008 (in a post Bear Stearns false optimism), and then began a precipitous fall and astounding (but typical) recovery. To me, the more…How to Figure Out Net Yield on a Municipal and US Treasury Bonds (After Taxes and Inflation)
When investing in municipal bonds, it’s important to keep in mind that the yields are generally not an across the board comparison to CD yields or US Treasury yields. Let’s go through how each investment is taxed:All Aboard! Another Day, Another Call to All Lemmings
Today, as I write this at 10:30am Denver time, the stock market is in hefty selloff. However, truth be told, the past few years it has been normal to see the S&P 500 move more than 1% in a day. With each decline we all wonder if…6 Common Risk Statistics on an Investment
When you look up an investment, often it’s published with the six risk statistics: Alpha, Beta, Mean Annual Return (or just “Mean”), Standard Deviation, Sharpe Ratio, and R-Squared. It’s important to look at both performance and risk. If you see an investment that outperformed the S&P 500, it can be easy to…High Yield Savings Accounts – Which Ones To Choose?
High yield savings accounts are a top choice for consumers who want to earn higher interest without taking large risks, but which one of these accounts should you choose? Many savings accounts offer an interest rate that may not even keep up with the rate of inflation but some high yield options offer the same FDIC insurance and a larger rate of interest.Investment Banking Overview
Investment banking seems like a scary topic. What does it mean? How is it different than just regular banking? The answer is an investment bank helps companies raise capital or advises them on buying or selling a company v.s. a regular bank or commercial bank, holds money in the form of deposits and lends money at a specified rate.Reduce Your Spending
The best way to put more money in your pocket and to have more funds available for investing and saving is to reduce your spending. Unfortunately many of us never seem to learn this critical lesson and wonder why our bank accounts are empty at the end of the month.Money Saving Tips
The best way to have enough money left over to invest for retirement is to reduce your spending. The truth is that most families could significantly reduce their spending and increase their saving and investing by using a little discipline and common sense. Here some money saving tips that could give you more money to invest for retirement:Pay Off My House or Save? Part One
Pay off the mortgage or save? Great question! Here are some basics to consider.This is part one of a two part article.