The Wilshire 5000 Index: What You Need to Know
July 17, 2019
Most investors probably know about the S&P 500 Index, the go-to index for large-cap stocks. They may also be aware of the Dow Jones where they can find the Dow Jones Industrial Average. The S&P 500 Index contains 500 ..
Stocks vs Index Funds – The Urge to Risk It All
January 7, 2019
We understand where you are coming from. You see the returns on individual stocks (in retrospect) and you want a piece of that action. The advice given by the grand majority of the advisors and bloggers is that you should soc..
Should Investors Buy Individual Stocks or Index Funds?
October 4, 2018
There are many different asset classes to choose from. Of all the investment options out there, investors can buy individual stocks, bonds, or mutual funds that include a combination of these asset classes. In addition, real ..
Why I Will Always Prefer Stocks Over ETFs
May 16, 2018
ETFs and index funds are all the rage right now. And for good reason. They provide essentially the same results for a substantially cheaper price than mutual funds, and people are getting fed up with paying their banks for la..
Why Index Funds Might Be Worth Investing In
July 15, 2016
There are many choices when it comes to investing the money you’ve worked so hard to earn. Individual stocks such as Motley Fool stock picks, mutual funds, real estate investing and commodities investing all have their bene..