What matters in life is what we do with our wealth and having the ability to choose. It's more important to focus on spending your money on experiences than on buying tangible possessions. The most important thing you need to do is to figure out what makes you happy and are you using your money in a … [Read more...] about Video: Why Experiences Trumps Possessions
Compounding is the principle on which most great fortunes are built, and it’s far more powerful than you might imagine. … [Read more...] about Video: Why Compounding Is So Powerful
It can be tempting as an investor to let our political opinions influence our decisions. But it's a dangerous strategy. Statistics show it really doesn’t make much difference which party is in power. Even though it might look like an easy way to make money it’s not. As David Booth has said, Vote … [Read more...] about VIDEO: Why Investing and Politics Don’t Mix
Don't confuse risk and volatility. Risk refers to a permanent loss of capital. Market volatility is short-term and a common occurrence. If you have a financial plan and stay disciplined during the periods of volatility they shouldn't pose a long-term risk. … [Read more...] about VIDEO: Risk & Volatility Are NOT the Same Thing
This is the number 1 question I currently receive when people learn what I do for a living. Is the Stock Market Divorced From Reality? This guest post is written by Weston Wellington of Dimensional Fund Advisors. It does an excellent job of answering this question by giving an explanation of the … [Read more...] about Is the Stock Market Divorced From Reality?
Let’s go back to the year 2009. In January, Barack Obama was sworn as the 44th President of the United States. In April, three Somali pirates are killed freeing Captain Philips and ending a multi-day standoff between the United States Navy and the pirates. Later the event is made into a movie. In … [Read more...] about Top 10 Stocks Over the Last Decade