Category Archives: Investing

Diving Head-First into Investing: A First-Timer’s Guide to Trading

Diving Head-First into Investing: A First-Timer’s Guide to Trading

I’m not into active trading. In fact, I’m all about indexing — I’m the world’s most boring investor. However, I’ve had some questions recently. So here’s a little guide to trading I put together. Current market volatility has many would-be investors skeptical about investing. Yet, the swings are simply part of the markets — ultimately stocks… Continue Reading

What is a Home Ownership Investment?

What is a Home Ownership Investment?

Home ownership investment is a new concept that could change the way you view your lifestyle. Here’s what you need to know. It’s always exciting when a brand new concept changes the way we conduct our financial lives, opening up new possibilities that did not exist before. We’ve seen this happen time and time again,… Continue Reading

5 Important Ways Robo-Advisors Differ

5 Important Ways Robo-Advisors Differ

This is a guest post from my good friend Larry Ludwig at Investor Junkie. I’ve known Larry for years — and even worked with him. He’s got some solid insights into differentiating between Robo-advisors. Robo-advisors are a hot topic in the fintech investment world. It seems like a new robo-advisor is popping up every few… Continue Reading

Retirement Planning? Where Do You Start?

Retirement Planning? Where Do You Start?

You’ve made it through the nine-to-five grind and retirement is your reward.  But stress about having enough saved for retirement is one of the reasons people are working longer these days. The dot-com bust and the Great Recession did not help the prospects of Baby Boomers, but all is not lost. You can still salvage… Continue Reading