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Why I Don’t Worry about a Stock Market Crash

Follow these two simple investing rules for stress-free investing when everyone else is freaking out about a stock market crash Stocks of the largest U.S. companies plunged 10% in one week late last year and closed flat for 2015. The selloff hit investors in the high-flying market for Chinese stocks with a whopping 25% drop […]

How to Start Investing: Basic Investment Ideas

Use these basic investment ideas to start investing and get on track to meet your goals We spend a lot of time talking about basic investment ideas on the blog. Ok, you’re probably about tired of hearing about some of the simple investing ideas but they are so important. Wall Street wants you to think […]

4 Investing Mistakes that Cost Me $30,000

One reader shares the investing mistakes that cost him tens of thousands of dollars Today’s post was originally published on PeerFinance101 from Robert, a reader from Kentucky that wanted to share his story after reading two recent posts on investing. Robert relates investing mistakes that cost him a lot of money to some of the […]

Make Investing about YOU with a Personal Investment Plan

Make an investing strategy that’s right for YOUR needs with a personal investment plan Even after the worst stock market crash in nearly a century, stocks managed to return an annualized 7.4% over the ten years to 2013. Even bonds did pretty well as ever lower interest rates helped corporate debt to an annual return […]

How to Find Your Investment Risk Tolerance

Investing without understanding your investment risk tolerance is a sure way to miss your financial goals and create sleepless nights. Investment risk tolerance is one of the most important but overlooked concepts in investing. Investors eager to reach their financial goals for retirement or that dream vacation read through a few websites about stocks and […]