Archive for 'Investing'
Nov 25, 2011 - Back in December of 2008, I bought 400 shares of Bank of America at a bargain price. Or so I thought. At least I found one silver lining in an otherwise very dark cloud.
Nov 14, 2011 - Using information not publicly available to make money in stocks is illegal. Unless, as it turns out, you're a member of Congress. These people are out of control.
Nov 01, 2011 - We recently published an article that said that if you can save $200 a month and earn 6 percent, you'll grow your savings to $200,000 in 30 years. What this reader is wondering is how the heck you're supposed to earn 6 percent.
Sep 27, 2011 - If you're not concerned about the Greek debt crisis, you should be. The Acropolis isn't the only thing crumbling in Greece, and if things unravel in Europe, we're going to feel it here.
Sep 07, 2011 - If you want a personal bailout from the government, just give them some credible info on financial fraud. Your tips could be worth millions from the new Office of the Whistleblower.
Aug 19, 2011 - With the economy teetering on the brink of a double-dip recession, the last thing you'd think of buying is an auto stock. So why did I buy 500 shares of Ford yesterday?
Aug 16, 2011 - If you aren't in the stock market now, this might be a good time to start. But how do you pick a discount broker?
Aug 11, 2011 - It's not just old wives telling tales. Sometimes financial experts do it too.
Aug 09, 2011 - Stocks are crashing, gold is skyrocketing, and U.S. debt is downgraded. Is this the big one?
Aug 07, 2011 - Just what we didn't need. On the heels of a debt ceiling debacle, slowing economy and 10 percent stock decline, now for the first time in its history, the U.S. loses its AAA bond rating. Here's how it might affect you.
Aug 05, 2011 - July's jobs report is out and it's better news than expected. But the stock market seems to be dropping anyway. Should you panic?
Aug 03, 2011 - It was logical to assume the market would rally when the debt ceiling deal was finally done. And maybe it would have, if that were the only news. But there's scarier stuff on the horizon: Namely, whether our economic recovery remains intact.
Jul 26, 2011 - Back in 2004, the popular show The West Wing was discussing the debt ceiling. Here's a clip that explains it better than almost anything I've seen.
Jun 30, 2011 - As our nation's independence day approaches, maybe you should be thinking of your own. Are you getting closer to financial freedom? If not, here are some tips that will take you there.
Jun 21, 2011 - How are the words "money market" like the word "dolphin?" Answer: both are labels that represent two completely different things. Whether you're a fisherman or an investor, you need to know the difference.