Category Archives: Investments

Starting a Business Is Cheaper Than Ever Before

Starting a Business Is Cheaper Than Ever Before

 Whenever people start telling me their business ideas I start going into over drive almost feeding off their excitement and intensity.  Talking about starting a business or building an idea gets me pumped.  I start spouting off pros, cons, asking a ton of questions and am generally happy for that person and their breakthrough idea. 

Updating the Perpetual Income Machine

After giving you all the facts about how my dividend portfolio has done over the past 6 months, I figured it was time to update my spreadsheets to determine whether I am sticking with my 3 dividend producing stocks and the catch-all ETF. My Current Dividend Portfolio I took a four step approach to create

Funny Stock Symbols

Funny Stock Symbols

The Wall Street Journal had an article about different ETF Funds suing each other because their names are similar and may be confusing to some investors, and it got me to thinking what funny stock market symbols are out there? I always liked BUD for Budweiser’s parent company, Anheuser Busch but they were sold to

What’s the Hot Sector to Invest In? Do You Even Care?

What’s the Hot Sector to Invest In? Do You Even Care?

I read an article today on CNN Money titled, “The Case for Buying Small Cap Stocks” where the author, tells the reader why not to buy small cap stocks and then in the very same article tells you why you should invest in small cap stocks.  It kind of annoyed me for two reasons: They

6 Months Later a Look at my Perpetual Income Machine

6 Months Later a Look at my Perpetual Income Machine

In February I wrote about wanting to start investing in dividend producing stocks and then I immediately wrote about creating my dividend portfolio.  Well since it has been six months I am going to review my process and review my results. Creating my Dividend Portfolio I went through my own process to determine what stocks

An Introduction to Forex Trading

The popularity of foreign exchange trading has grown dramatically over the past decade. Originally the province of large banks and financial institutions, retail forex trading has come alive in tandem with the electronic revolution all around us. The Internet and advances in data management and telecommunications software have enabled anyone that has the talent and