Tuesday, April 25, 2017

Should you trust the stock market? Pt II

Should you trust the stock market? Pt II


What if I told you there is a surefire way to invest in winners?

What if I told you about a method of stock selection that automatically dumps the losers—without requiring you to lift a finger?

And what if I then told you that this strategy costs less than other strategies, despite being more effective?!

You'd think I was a snake-oil salesman, right? But what if I'm telling you the truth, and the other guys are the snake oil salesmen?...



Saturday, April 22, 2017

Is College Worthwhile?

Two successful serial entrepreneurs are not optimistic about the future of higher education. In the videos linked below, billionaire Mark Cuban and multimillionaire Howard Tullman share their thoughts on the current trends in higher education. Their entrepreneurial histories demonstrate that these two are usually ahead of the curve.

http://www.inc.com/howard-tullman/playbook-4-year-degree.html

http://www.inc.com/mark-cuban/video-student-loans-bubble.html



Tuesday, April 18, 2017

Links for April 2017

Links for April 2017

Financial information that everyone, especially (but not only) young people, should know: http://www.youngadultmoney.com/2016/07/25/10-financial-basics-everyone-should-know/

Are you trying to substitute money for something else in your life? It won't work! Wisdom from Mindfully Spent: https://www.mindfullyspent.com/home/money-cant-fill-a-hole

Millennials: having trouble paying off your student loans? Sound the alarmTreat your debt like the emergency it is; pay it off like your hair's on fire!
https://www.learnvest.com/2017/03/millennials-this-might-be-why-you-cant-pay-off-your-student-loans/

Tuesday, April 11, 2017

Investing Peace of Mind

Maintaining Peace of Mind Despite Market Fluctuations

Every day, the stock market goes up and down like an angry mustang that doesn't want to be broken! Today was an example of a big downswing in the morning, followed by a near-full recovery later in the day:


screenshot of Google Finance Dow Jones Industrial Average report for April 11, 2017


screenshot of Google Finance S&P 500 report for April 11, 2017

Patience is the order of the day—every day! Especially with investing!