I’ve been meaning to write this post for a while, but I was putting it off in favor of the Investing Series lessons I was asked to write. It’s related to investing, for sure, but I was hoping to finish writing about different types of investments before I got to … [Read more...] about What To Do When There Is A Market Correction
Last week, I defined mutual funds and exchange traded funds (ETFs). Mutual funds are funds with a bunch of different securities in them, are actively managed, and are valued after close-of-business. ETFs also have a variety of securities, are passively managed (by tracking an … [Read more...] about Investing Series: Index Funds
Okay. We've talked about stocks and we've talked about bonds. I've mentioned before that I don't recommend most people buy individual stocks unless they are willing to do a lot of research. So now let's get into some different investment vehicles that I do recommend buying, shall … [Read more...] about Investing Series: Mutual Funds and Exchange Traded Funds
Every once in awhile, someone will ask me what they should invest in. I never make specific recommendations, as I never know their full story and each investment decision should be made with the complete picture in mind (money available, goals, time horizons, etc). But I’m … [Read more...] about Investing Series: Risk vs Reward
Continuing the Investing Series, today we are going to talk about bear and bull markets.You may have heard people talk about bear and bull markets before, but do you know what those terms mean? It’s not as simple as “market is up, market is down.” We are in a bull market right … [Read more...] about Investing Series: What Are Bear and Bull Markets?