Exchange-Traded Funds: Your Pi...

Oct 31, 2006 by

After polling the readship of this blog, and people on mturk.com, I received several responses about which exchange-traded funds...

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Learning the Lingo

Oct 30, 2006 by

An anonymous person notified me today that it would be helpful for me to explain more of the acronyms and terms used on this site. In...

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Know the return on your invest...

Oct 29, 2006 by

I once went to a community bank to inquire about a CD special: 5.5% APY for six months. I asked the sales associate if I could borrow...

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Not all chocolate chip cookies...

Oct 28, 2006 by

There are some items in life that appear to be commodities, but in fact really aren’t. While at first, all chocolate chip...

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Always read the ingredients la...

Oct 26, 2006 by

Many people won’t buy a box of cereal without looking at the ingredients. When investing in diversified assets, the same...

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The Mixed Nuts Approach to Bui...

Oct 25, 2006 by

When you buy a can of mixed nuts, it is often useful to look at the contents label before making a purchase. Some really bored...

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How to invest money that you c...

Oct 24, 2006 by

In the previous post, one of the mturkers mentioned that I had a savings account paying 5.50% APY. What I forgot to mention in the...

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The beginning of a new approac...

Oct 24, 2006 by

Imagine one day that you had a windfall of n piles of $2,000. In this hypothetical situation, you have no debt, and thus do not need...

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