Category Archives: Investments

Investment Tips for First-time Workers

None of us plan to be poor when we retire, especially when we are young and starting our first jobs. Getting that first paycheck, no matter what amount it is, generally feels like a million bucks just to have your own money in the bank. But considering how many poor retired people there actually are,Continue Reading

A Covered Call Traditional IRA Update–The Great, The Good and The Bad

After years of largely ignoring my small traditional IRA I decided in March of this year it was about time to try out a covered call investment strategy I had thought about for a long time. The plan was to find undervalued equities with a market cap of at least $200 Million, a positive P/E,Continue Reading

I Can’t Believe I have Been Blogging for 4 Years

On August 5th of 2008 I put up my first post.  I had no idea if anyone would read about my journey, nevertheless care about what was going on in my life, but I wanted to share my thoughts with whoever wanted to read them.  Since putting that first post up I have seen somewhereContinue Reading

Where Would You Invest if You Didn’t Trust the Market?

I was thinking about my lack of risk tolerance the other week and I thought to myself that I can’t be alone.  I am only 30 but in the 12 years since I have become an adult I have seen 9/11, the dot-com crash, housing crash, credit crunch, unemployment rate nearly double, Euro Crisis, commodityContinue Reading

Benefits of Incorporating Invoice Factoring in a Business

Businesses usually resort to invoice factoring in order to attain funds for growth or survival. Invoice factoring or discounting would involve a business selling its invoices to a third party commonly referred to as the factor. Organizations aspiring rapid growth, with negative tangible net growth, operating at very high losses or undergoing bankruptcy turn toContinue Reading

How I Invested my Child’s Money

Almost four months ago I questioned how I should invest my child’s money, but I never ended up doing anything about it until recently.  I felt strongly that this was his money as he received it from very generous family members and friends who cared about him so I was/am acting as a de factoContinue Reading