What do you do when you are left holding many, many, individual stocks? I fired my financial advisor last fall, only to find that I now own my own a mutual fund of 80 stocks. So if you were wondering what happens if you stick your head in the sand. Now you know. This is… Continue reading Do I own my own mutual fund?
My family and I are heading camping soon, and for some reason it dawned on me that camping is a lot like investing. There are a lot of people who just will never, ever, go camping, because sleeping outside, getting out of their comfort zone, and any sort of risk taking are just not for… Continue reading Camping is not so different from investing
Personal Capital is the easiest and most convenient way to track your net worth, plan for retirement, and run your day to day budget There is a reason that many personal finance bloggers are continuously pushing Personal Capital’s Retirement Planner: it is the easiest and most convenient way to tie together your entire net worth… Continue reading Personal Capital Retirement Planner Review (2022)
How to manage the transition away from your financial advisor Late last year, after I Accidentally Retired, my wife and I finally pulled the plug and fired our financial advisor. There are so many reasons why we decided to fire our financial advisor, and now we were left dealing with the aftermath. Here were the… Continue reading I decided to fire my financial advisor…now what?
GameStop’s stock surged yesterday, on the backs of Redditors, Robinhood investors, and Elon Musk But seriously. This business with GameStop, while sort of comical, is not that shocking. Sure it might be fun in that that professional investors got their butts handed to them by Redditors and Robinhood investors, but this is a warning sign… Continue reading GameStop manipulation proves why individual investors should avoid stocks and invest in the entire market instead