Posts Tagged ‘investing’

Ramit Sethi at I Will Teach You To Be Rich has a 30 day challenge, to save $1,000 for the month of November. This is AWESOME, and I am definitely on board. However, I have a really quick solution to saving $1K this year. It’s not going to take you 30 days. Simply don’t go […]


In liu of recent events I thought I’d share my take on the faltering US economy: $700 Billion Bailout – Great The government is bailing us out. Yes, even you small business owners who are complaining you didn’t get a $700 billion rescue package. You see, when the big banks can lend it lets you […]


Lets face it, the market sucks right now. Chances are some of your stocks/funds are doing really bad. It happens. You can either: A. Wait and hold on for the ride B. Sell at a loss (zomg!) and let Uncle Sam help you out Today we will discuss option B, technically known as tax loss […]


This graph pretty much sums up the behavior of 90% of investors. Select a proper asset allocation, buy and hold. It’s that simple. Leave the I should’ve, could’ve, and would’ve to the sheep.


This past weekend we experienced the second coming of the Jesus phone. The blogging community likes to point out that the overall cost of the iPhone over 2 years is something around $2,000. While that is true it is hardly any different from paying those fee’s with any smartphone, be it Windows Mobile, Blackberry or […]


Wells Fargo Checking – basically is a pool of money to pay off my credit card bills. I only keep as much as I need to make my monthly payments with a couple hundred dollars for cushion. I have budgeted 1/3 of my paycheck for expenses. Wells Fargo Savings – just a backup for my […]


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 […]