Lifetime Investor Blog

My Blog is a great educational tool to learn more about investing.

I posts educational articles, commentaries, my actual stock/ bond/ real estate/ tax lien investments, and more.

Be sure to read through all my past entries! You can click on the tags at the right to go to posts by topic.

Why Aren’t Millennials Saving Money?

saving money

An interesting article came out today in The Atlantic called Why Aren’t Millennials Saving Money? The author, Bouree Lam, states that the biggest impediment to saving money is the high cost of living in cities, which makes saving impossible. Lam cites a The Wall Street Journal report that adults under 35 have a savings rate of -2 percent. Saving… Read more »

Emotions And Investing | Successful Investing

Investor’s Business Daily ( is currently running a series of articles on emotions and investing. Dealing with emotions and money is a very important part of investing success.  In fact, their effect plays a major part in how well you do financially. Emotions Are Not Your Friend! Emotions are not your friend when it comes to investing.  The primary emotions… Read more »

Growth Stocks Getting Crushed | Stock Market Investing

Growth Stocks - AMZN chart

Over the last couple of months and especially in the last few days, growth stocks  (also known as momentum stocks) have been getting hammered.  Leading growth stocks such as Twitter (TWTR), 3D Systems (DDD), Solar City (SCTY), Amazon (AMZN), Qihoo 360 (QIHU), FireEye (FEYE), Splunk (SPLK), Palo Alto Networks (PANW), and even Whole Foods (WFM) have seen declines… Read more »

Top 10 Mistakes Investors Make In Real Estate Investing

Real Estate Investing

Real estate investing can be fun and exciting, yet it is easy to make mistakes and end up with a poor investment. I have compiled what I think are the top ten mistakes that investors make when investing in real estate.  If you can avoid making these 10 mistakes, you will be well on your… Read more »

Fannie Mae Programs For Real Estate Buyers

Fannie Mae First Look and Home Path program

Fannie Mae is currently offering special deals on foreclosed property purchases through their Home Path and First Look programs. Fannie Mae’s programs give priority to buyers (especially first-time buyers) who are looking to purchase a home to live in, not rent.  Investors who intend to rent out or sell the properties are forced wait 20-30… Read more »