Category Archives: Investing

5 Things You Should Know About Forex Trading

5 Things You Should Know About Forex Trading

I’ve received a lot of questions about forex trading recently. I contribute to a Forex news site, and I’ve hosted guest posts about the subject. Here are some of the answers to common questions I get about forex trading. Forex trading is one of those subjects that’s starting to get a little more press recently.… Continue Reading

Preserve & Growth Your Wealth through Gold Investing

Preserve & Growth Your Wealth through Gold Investing

Once again, I like to offer different viewpoints about investing, and offer investing ideas. As you know, I’m not a huge fan of gold investing. I’ve written about investing in gold and silver in the past and even keeping it in your IRA, but I thought that this perspective, from someone who likes gold, might… Continue Reading

Sourcing Short Term Income from Forex

Sourcing Short Term Income from Forex

Lately, I’ve had some interest in alternative investing ideas, like Forex and Bitgold. While these aren’t in my wheelhouse (you know me, I like the boring investing), and I caution you to be careful before you risk your money, I think these kinds of perspectives from others are valuable as you make your own choices.… Continue Reading

How to Determine Your Investing Priorities This Year

How to Determine Your Investing Priorities This Year

As you review your finances for the coming year, don’t forget to consider investing. Here’s how to set your investing priorities. I like to think of my money as a resource that I can direct to accomplish different goals. One of the many foundational pieces of my finances is investing. I like to use investing… Continue Reading

Investing for Short-Term Goals: My Travel Fund

Investing for Short-Term Goals: My Travel Fund

It’s not often that we think of investing for short-term goals. Too often, that money sits in a cash account, earning meager interest. A few months ago, I was in a position to make a fresh start with my life. As part of my overhaul, I also changed things up with my finances and created… Continue Reading

How I Invest My Money – An Overview From A Finance Professional

How I Invest My Money – An Overview From A Finance Professional

This is a guest post from my friend Gary, from BestDiscountBrokerages. Everyone has their own investment philosophy and strategy, and just because one earns you a greater return doesn’t necessarily make it right for someone else. This is because each investor has a different financial goal, tax situation, timeline, and risk tolerance. However, it never… Continue Reading

5 Alternative Investments for Higher Potential Returns

5 Alternative Investments for Higher Potential Returns

Looking for sexier returns? These alternative investments might help. But beware: higher potential returns can also mean greater risks. I regularly receive emails from readers looking to boost their returns. Because I’m a Very Boring Investor, it never ceases to amaze me that readers think I have thoughts about increasing investment returns. I’m a confirmed… Continue Reading

Money Book Review: Choose Your Retirement

Money Book Review: Choose Your Retirement

My friend Emily Guy Birken wrote a great book called Choose Your retirement. Here’s my review. When we think of retirement, we often think of a set of rules of thumb to follow. Thoughts of million-dollar nest eggs rules and ideas revolving around when to shift assets from stocks to bonds are uppermost. While rules… Continue Reading

5 Ways I’m Using Debt in My Finances

5 Ways I’m Using Debt in My Finances

Normally, using debt in your finances isn’t choice #1. However, sometimes debt can be helpful — depending on how you use it and whether or not you go in with your eyes open. It’s pretty much taken as an article of faith in the world of personal finance that you get out of debt as… Continue Reading

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