How to Become Wealthy

How to Define Wealth Before discussing how to become wealthy it might make sense to discuss what the definition of wealthy really is. Is it 2 million in the bank? A salary of 1 million per year? In my opinion being wealthy is having enough money to allow yourself to never have to work again […]

Trading and Term Literacy, Are CFD and Forex Trades Good For Small Investors?

 Is Trading the Way to Riches? As an intro lets discuss whether trading stocks, futures, commodities, bonds etc. are in general a great way to become rick. The simple answer is no. Although it is true that some people have been able to make millions and even billions of dollars in the trading world, many […]

The Intelligent Investor: The Best Book In the World

The Intelligent Investor is by far the most well respected investment philosophy book in modern history. The author Benjamin Graham was a world renowned investor and mentor to Warren Buffett, who is well-known in modern times as the world’s most successful investor. Warren Buffett has publicly stated that much of what he bases his investment […]

4 Great Ways to Save More Money for Retirement

A common conversation I had back in my online brokerage days was how you can save more money for retirement. It’s an understandable concern as most don’t want to work until they drop and saving more than enough money for retirement is going to help towards that end. With that being said, each situation is […]

Will You Sell in May and Go Away?

If you look at the calendar, then you know it’s May. Mind blowing, right? 😉 With May we know that summer is upcoming, as are summer vacations for many families. Another thing that comes with May is the hoopla around the myth of ‘Sell in May and Go Away.’ You see, the financial talking heads […]

3 Steps to Setting Up an Effective Investment Plan

When you go on vacation, do you plan out how you’re going to get to your destination or do you go where your whims take you? Sure, there is some fun in taking a random road trip, but I’m talking about a trip you’ve been saving and planning for months or years. Assuming you like […]

How to Start Your Investing Year Off Right

Whether it be sheer human nature or lack of knowledge, many investors put off investing decisions until the last moment of the year. This is multiplied when the problem is compounded by ignoring their portfolios for another 12 months. I saw this every year in a previous life and it always pained me to see […]