Are IPOs on the Rise Again? Here’s What You Need to Know
September 27, 2016
Say what you want about 2016 from an investing standpoint, but there’s no denying this has been a terrible year in terms of new IPOs hitting the market. So far this year, there have been a paltry 94..
Investing – One Gear in Your Financial Machine
July 5, 2016
Recently I shared about the 7 Gears of Wealth and focused on the first gear; which is cash flow. There is an old saying among investors that says, “Happiness is a positive cash flow”. The secon..
Gold Backed Bonds – Safest Corporate Debt Obligations to Invest In?
June 29, 2016
Due to recent events, particularly the Brexit vote, corporate bonds have been taking a hit in the markets, and it does not seem as though it will slow down anytime soon. Since the referendum, junk bon..
Five Socially Responsible ETFs for The Socially Conscious Investor
April 15, 2016
According to a Pew Research Center survey 18% of US social media users have changed their profile picture to raise awareness or draw attention to an event or issue. Most of those that have changed the..
Three Simple Ways the Average Investor Can Protect Their Portfolio
April 5, 2016
The stock market has certainly been less popular than back in the late 1990s. I remember the Dow Jones was making new highs almost every day and everyone was making double digit yearly gains. People..
Where Should I Put My Money? (A Guide to Asset Allocation)
March 31, 2016
I’ve got a problem. I suspect you have a problem, too. I can’t figure out what to do with my money. Can you? I just freed up some liquidity via the sale of my house, and I’m nervous about plow..
Extreme Sports and Investment Risk Tolerance: a Shaky Analogy
December 7, 2015
It occurred to me while watching professional trick skiing over the holiday break, “How in the world does someone learn how to do this?” Sure, I’ve skied before, but my journey from the top of t..
Forex vs Stocks: Which is a Better Investment?
November 27, 2015
One thing that everyone considering trading Forex is whether it’s the right choice. There are other options that you’ve heard a lot more about – especially if you have watched financial ..
Here’s one Asset Allocation that Billionaires Recommend
November 6, 2015
“This stock is hotBuy this right now!It’s going to go higher. ” Sound familiar? If you watch TV or read the news about the stock market that’s pretty much what journalists, “specialists” ..
The Richest 1 Percent Owns Half of World’s Wealth
October 21, 2015
A new world’s wealth report released by Credit Suisse Financial Group claims that for the first time in history, the top 1% of the world’s richest now owns 50% of all the wealth. This means the mo..
A Detailed Prosper Review
July 26, 2013
Once in a while, a new investment opportunity comes along that cannot be ignored. These days all of the buzz seems to be about peer to peer lending. After reading about the ROI reported by investors..