Category Archives: Investments

There are Amazing Investment Lessons in Warren Buffett’s Shareholder Letters Part Two

When I finished Warren Buffet’s authorized biography The Snowball: Warren Buffett and the Business of Life last month I knew I wasn’t done delving into all that is Buffett.  I immediately downloaded all of his shareholder letters.  If you are new to Buffett (beyond reading what other’s think he is thinking on investment sites) I would recommendContinue Reading

Four Simple Ways to Use Your Shopping Cart to Stay Connected to Customers

An online shopping cart is much more than just a means to an end. Along with the standard order finalization and payment processing functions, this tool can also be used to attract, engage with, and connect to your customers. There are several ways in which this can be done. Provide a Guest Checkout Option OfferingContinue Reading

I May be a Landlord by Year’s End

I have thought about owning rental property for a few years.  Other than in a goals and objectives post I never mentioned the desire on the blog, because it never felt like an actual possibility. The first problem is that the pure cost of purchasing an investment property on Long Island would be significant. I amContinue Reading

Hard Metrics Versus Human Minds: Understanding Shopper Habits Beyond Numbers

When you’re evaluating how to make improvements to your store and increase business, you can’t just rely on hard numbers. Metrics that measure consumer behavior are useful, but they’re only a tool to be used to understand the habits of online shoppers that visit your store. For example, perhaps you find that you have aContinue Reading

February 2014 Dividend Champion Watch list Update

After my January 2014 Dividend Watch list update I bought:  16 Shares of LEG for $490.03 including commissions 9 Shares of TGT for $523.02 including commissions I didn’t sell any shares last, although I may be doing this a bit more when/if I find a particular equity egregiously overvalued as is/was the case with the onlyContinue Reading

Insider Trading: What It Is and How to Fight It

For many people the concept of insider trading is a foreign one. However, insider trading is a serious crime that can cost the United States economy millions of dollars each year. Law enforcement and government agencies are working tirelessly to investigate the allegations and prosecute the offenders. We’ll look at some additional information on insiderContinue Reading