Category Archives: Investments

What’s the Difference Between Growth and Value Investors?

I was talking to an investment club partner a few months back about different stocks and it occurred to me half way though the conversation that we were attempting to get to the same place (i.e. a profitable investment) but taking two completely different routes.  I forget the particular investment we were talking about butContinue Reading

Be Fearful of Financial Planners and Investment Advisors Who Promise Consistently High Returns

I came across a great proverb in a recent CNBC article titled, “Investments and the ghost of Bernie Madoff” that seems to line up perfectly when I ask the question why an “expert” really needs my money, Farr [an investment advisor], in an email exchange, recounted the tale of a college professor who had his studentsContinue Reading

Ignoring The Wolf of Wall Street and getting ahead in finance

The world of finance hasn’t exactly been having a good time in the media, has it? Since the economic meltdown of 2008, the vision of the fat cat banker has made the rounds in the public image, with films like The Wolf of Wall Street, Wall Street 2: Money Never Sleeps and Blue Jasmine showcasingContinue Reading

How to Delegate Without Losing Control

Good leaders delegate. As an entrepreneur, you have probably heard this a thousand times from business development experts, mentors and business course professors while you worked to earn your MBA degree. You know that delegating less important tasks frees up time to work on strategic objectives, but if you’re like many entrepreneurs, you find lettingContinue Reading

Should One Calculate Projected Forward 12 Month Dividends?

I saw a post by a blogger named Write2Reality who wrote about calculating/projecting his forward 12 month dividends that got me thinking whether this is useful data for most.  Despite not agreeing with W2R I would recommend checking out his blog; an engaging blogger with great content (a rarity today). Is Calculating a Projected Forward 12Continue Reading

Five Things That You Didn’t Know About Multi-Level Marketing (MLM)

[The following guest post is from Lazy Man of Lazy Man and Money is a personal finance blog dedicated to helping people make more money, save more money, and avoid being scammed. In seven years of blogging, he has covered MLM in detail including epic articles on MonaVie and LifeVantage Protandim. The two articles haveContinue Reading