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Why Market Timing Doesn’t Work: A Case Study
Mon, 12/7/15 | 6 Comments
Why Market Timing Doesn’t Work: A Case Study

This year has been a roller coaster for investors. As a result, it provides a great case study on market timing (more specifically, why timing the market doesn’t work and should be avoided).
I realize we …

Lessons from a Manic Stock Market & Flash Correction
Mon, 08/31/15 | 14 Comments
Lessons from a Manic Stock Market & Flash Correction

Last Monday morning, I was feeling absolutely sick to my stomach.
The Dow had just opened the day 1,000 points below where it had closed the previous Friday. And this was after it had lost an …

Rebalancing Investments: Why, When, & How to Avoid High Fees
Tue, 05/27/14 | 7 Comments
Rebalancing Investments: Why, When, & How to Avoid High Fees

Getting over the fear of investing is a hurdle that everyone needs to surpass.
Once you make that leap, it really can be as simple as passively investing in a few different index funds or ETF’s …

Capital Gains and Selling Employee Stock: What you Don’t Know Can Hurt you
Wed, 05/7/14 | 8 Comments
Capital Gains and Selling Employee Stock: What you Don’t Know Can Hurt you

A while back, we covered capital gains tax basics. One thing I didn’t get in to that I thought deserved a post all of its own is capital gains on employee stock units – you …

Direct Stock Purchase Plans (DSPP) & DRIP’s: An Overview
Wed, 01/22/14 | 7 Comments
Direct Stock Purchase Plans (DSPP) & DRIP’s: An Overview

DSPP’s Vs. DRIP’s
Direct stock purchase plans (or DSPP’s for short) are plans that allows you to buy stock directly from a company or their stock transfer agent – often times without a fee – and …

The Perfect Stock
Mon, 05/6/13 | 12 Comments
The Perfect Stock

Doesn’t exist.
Just ask anyone who bought Apple, at some point during its never-ending rocket to an inevitable $1M per share.
If you bought Apple, as just about everyone in my peer group suggested I do around …


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