Archive for June, 2008

(bling is Paris Hilton’s thing. If you like it, buy it) People sometimes get too caught up on saving. If you are disciplined and spending less than you earn then I say splurge on the things you enjoy. Personally, I love eating out and buying gadgets. There is no need to cut back on what […]

Certificates of Deposit (CD) are for two types of people: Those who are too chicken to invest in the market Those setting up an emergency fund I hope you are reading this article for the latter, but I digress. Throwing your money into 1 big CD isn’t a good strategy. Try laddering instead. Examples For […]

If you are an investor you should know who Warren Buffett is. Shame on you if you don’t know about him. For those of you who don’t know, I suggest wikipedia’ing him. If you want throw $100 bills in the air and not care (see photo above), you must be Warren Buffett. Words of Wisdom […]

I understand that while in college, or just starting out that initially investing is not a priority. We’ve got to pay rent, buy food, make car payments, etc etc and by the end of the month there is little money or no money left over. That is why I recommend coming up with a budget […]

Some supply chain jock may be dropping their jaws right now, but I had to say it. If you’re young and investing in the long term (at least 5-7 years) flipping houses and property will not make you rich unless you already have a lot of money to begin with. CNN Money has a great […]

I am a huge fan of Swenson’s Yale Portfolio. It’s simple, doesn’t require many funds and has beaten the S&P500 in good and bad times. One thing I don’t like about it are bonds. Fratboy Investor’s are young. We don’t need bonds yet. Lets take a look at how a Fratboy would invest in the […]

(sorry about the big ass image but, Starbucks deserves some big ass recognition) I said I wouldn’t blog about frugality, so be warned – this is not a post on how to save little bits of money to increase your wealth. No. The best way to build wealth is through consistently investing money. I digress, […]