How To Avoid Losing $100,000 In Your Retirement Account – Part 1 of 2

My wife Stacy and I just came back from a short trip to New York City visiting my sister and 15-year old niece. We had a great time seeing some sights and just hanging out with friends and family. While I was there I ended talking with a client about rebalancing their retirement portfolio. I… Read more »

Make Better ETF Investing Choices Using ETF.com

Exchange-traded funds, or ETFs, are popular alternatives to investing directly in stock mutual funds or individual stocks. An ETF is an investment fund that owns assets such as stocks, bonds, commodities, currencies, or a basket of stocks. The ETF’s ownership is divided into shares just like stocks are, and the fund is traded like a stock… Read more »

Investing Lessons From Warren Buffett

I recently came across an article that nicely summarizes Warren Buffett’s amazing investing success over the years. As you probably know, Buffett is one of the most successful investors in history and among the Top 10 richest people in the world. In an excerpt from one of his shareholder letters, Buffett talks about a couple… Read more »

How Understanding Market Cycles Can Be Very Lucrative

Smart investors know that all investments run in cycles.  Because of this, market cycles are one of the most important aspects of investing to learn and understand. With a knowledge of market cycles you’ll be able to put your money to work in markets that are moving up in price and avoid those declining in… Read more »

How To Get Ahead By Investing For Retirement, Not Saving For Retirement

Today’s post is about the importance of investing for retirement, not saving for retirement. Most retirement financial planning advice is about how you must accumulate a nest egg for your “golden years”. For most people, this nest egg retirement fund needs to be at least $1 million if they want to have enough money to last them… Read more »