Category Archives: Investments

WSJ Drops the Ball on an Opportunity to Discuss Dividend Value and Growth Investing

Every few years a major publication will come out with a story where someone who had a normal job their entire life died with a sizable estate.  This past weekend, it was WSJ’s turn to discuss such a situation.  The article, behind a paywall, is titled, “Route to an $8 Million Portfolio Started with Frugal… Continue Reading

My Investment Club – 2 Years Later

While the seeds were planted over 5 years ago it wasn’t until the end of January 2013 when I started an investment club with 8 other friends.  The idea was simple enough, we would each put $500 in to start, and then every month thereafter we would automatically deposit $100 a month.  Buy and sell… Continue Reading

Should Retail Buy and Hold Investors Listen to Analysts Ratings?

Every morning on the drive to work (at a red light of course) I check cnbc.com and look for who has moved in pre-market and after hours trading. Some nights/mornings a stock will be significantly different than the close price because of an actual reporting, however, more often than not, the change is based purely… Continue Reading