Investing In Me

I couldn't do it all myself. I couldn't keep tossing pennies into a wishing well and hoping that some magical genie would appear with a stack of opportunities. I had to put my money where my mouth was and pay someone who had the resources I don't have to get me where I needed to … Continue reading Investing In Me

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What to do if you win the lottery (and even if you don’t)

How many times have you said "If I win the lottery, I'll be SET!."   Well, the likelihood of you hitting the big number is slim to none.  But you can set yourself up for an awesome retirement if you just plan ahead.  This article on Vanguard's website is a great resource on how you … Continue reading What to do if you win the lottery (and even if you don’t)

The 4 biggest mistakes investors are making

The older we get, the more we have to think about setting ourselves up for financial success upon retirement.  That means making wise decisions when it comes to investments.  This CNN Money article by Heather Long gives you some insight on common mistakes made by investors.  Don't let their mistakes become yours. Everyone wants to … Continue reading The 4 biggest mistakes investors are making

Could US Issues Lead Investors to Emerging Markets?

by Mark Mobius The US government had been shuttered for more than two weeks, and investors around the world, including those in emerging markets, have been watching the impasse and beginning to plan in the event of a default of US government debt. Late Wednesday, the US Congress agreed to a short-term extension of the … Continue reading Could US Issues Lead Investors to Emerging Markets?

Lesson 5: Investing

Great excerpt of a post from "Financial Planning for the Recent Graduate," a blog by my friend Eric Durham. Well this one is a packed lesson, so get ready. Investing is overwhelming. Currently there are more than 7,000 different mutual funds, more than 8,500 stocks listed just on the New York Stock Exchange, and those … Continue reading Lesson 5: Investing