“In the short run, the market is a voting machine, but in the long run, it is a weighing machine”
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Fresh off the second huge stock market rally from a frightening decline in the past year, I thought it would be timely to do a bit of reflecting.
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An Introduction to Investing in Commodities
June 15, 2008 | 3 Comments
An Introduction to Investing in Commodities

A Guide to Commodity Investing
You may have heard the phrase “a rise in commodities” frequently in the last year or so as commodity prices have skyrocketed. Usually, the first thing that comes to mind when …

Emergency Savings Fund: Why, How Much, and Where?
June 4, 2008 | 20 Comments
Emergency Savings Fund: Why, How Much, and Where?

A Comprehensive Guide to Emergency Savings
In a recent post on where to allocate your cash flow, I highlighted that step 1 should be to start an “emergency” savings fund. Starting an emergency savings fund is …

Who Keeps Killing the Electric Car?
May 29, 2008 | 9 Comments
Who Keeps Killing the Electric Car?

The History of the Electric Car
I recently discussed why high gas prices can be good for your finances by altering your purchasing behaviors. I also pointed out what happens when regulatory agencies get involved to …

Why Skyrocketing Gas Prices are Good for your Finances
May 26, 2008 | 2 Comments
Why Skyrocketing Gas Prices are Good for your Finances

The Silver Lining to High Fuel Prices
In the past six years, the price of gasoline has risen from $1.31 per gallon to $3.80, a 290% increase. If you drive the average of 12,000 miles a …

Where do I Put all of My Money? A Guide to Asset Allocation
May 24, 2008 | 2 Comments
Where do I Put all of My Money? A Guide to Asset Allocation

Asset Allocation: Net Positive Income – a Good Problem to Have
It’s great to be ‘in the black’ with your net income, simply meaning that more money is coming in than being spent. This is different …

How is a Mutual Fund’s Share Price (NAV) Determined?
May 13, 2008 | 11 Comments
How is a Mutual Fund’s Share Price (NAV) Determined?

How is a Mutual Funds Share Price Determined?
During a lunch recently, ‘Matt’, a colleague, and I were discussing investments and the topic turned to mutual funds. I proceeded to tell him a few funds that …


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