This week, I’ll be launching my first book on investing for people who’ve never invested before. If it’s your thing, or someone you know’s thing, please have a look and/or share.
Though I’m grateful that you’re reading this, this blog is really more about me, than you. Sometimes I write something good and valuable, but mostly it’s about sharing my perspective. I’d like to write more, but I write a lot (Software AG, Elephant’s Paycheck) and this site is my 3rd priority. As I was building out the Elephant’s Paycheck […]
[July 2013: This post has been updated. You should really read the current version.] Size isn’t what matters (mostly). When most consider stock market performance, they focus on the size of the portfolio. The size of the investment. It’s really not the only thing that matters. In my opinion, it’s not even the thing that […]
This morning I’m thinking about key points of my investing blueprint. I’m always working to fine-tune how I introduce people to what I’m trying to share. It’s hard to get started investing. A key point is the ability to get started modestly. Like with a few hundred dollars. Yeah, right? That’s crazy. Most places want you to […]
Here are some thoughts on investing. Two in fact. I love when people tell me “Apple’s too expensive”. Really? Let’s say you have $1,000 to invest. You hope to invest in a company that grows 25% in the next year, so at the end of the year you’d expect to have $1,250. How does share price play […]
“Nearly half of all American senior citizens die broke” (from a Harvard, MIT, and Dartmouth study) It seems like saving for retirement is not about how much you manage to save, but if you manage to save any at all. How come there’s so little practical personal finance education available to help people understand how to make better […]