Category: Personal Finance

How Do You Think That The Stock Market Works?

How Do You Think That The Stock Market Works?

What works in investing? I don’t mean that question the obvious way-that it’s a place where people buy and sell stocks through brokers. What I mean is how you think stock prices are really...

Top Ten Risk Minimizing Investment Strategies

Top Ten Risk Minimizing Investment Strategies

Boaters run aground by not paying attention to tides, charts, navigation tools and their GPSes. Investors get swamped with information, media noise, breaking news, politicians, gurus, and derivatives — so much so that they...

The Reality Of Financial Assets And Financial Markets Is Risk

The Reality Of Financial Assets And Financial Markets Is Risk

Most investors incorrectly think of “risk” as the possibility that the market value of a financial asset might fall below the amount that he or she has invested in the asset. OMG, how could...

Opportunity Cost: The Missing Variable

Opportunity Cost: The Missing Variable

What is the first thing that almost any personal finance blogger that tends to align themselves in “Camp Frugal” will tell you when it comes to saving money? Most likely it is a variation...

Mad Idea For A New Year’s Resolution

Mad Idea For A New Year’s Resolution

Try a budget to keep yourself out of financial trouble! Draw up a budget? What a mad suggestion. The average reader will find his eyes glazing over at the mere thought of something as...