investing

Is Gold a Worthy Investment?

by on September 29, 2011

The business news channels are constantly talking about gold, and commercials on nearly every channel are telling you to buy gold now.  Gold sounds exciting right!?  I mean, it’s gold!  But have you ever really thought about buying some?  More importantly, should you buy some?  We’ll take a brief look at some historical gold data and […]

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Ways to Invest Your Money

by on August 30, 2011

So you’ve saved some money and are looking for ways to invest it.  There are SO many options available.  And although its overwhelming to cover them all, here is a summary of the most common ways to invest.  Here, we’ll go over the brief pros and cons of each investment, starting with the least risky […]

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Borrowing to Invest

by on August 16, 2011

Alright, let’s be honest.  Have you ever borrowed money to invest?  All the investing rules say not to, but hey, isn’t that what buying investment property is effectively doing?  Although we’ve been told that it’s okay to borrow for real estate because prices only go up and are more stable, I’m not so sure that […]

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People often ask me whether or not they should hire a financial advisor to help plan for retirement and invest their assets.  I almost always say no.  It’s not that there aren’t a lot of well qualified and worthy investment advisors, it’s really that it’s not that hard to do yourself. Unless you have millions to invest […]

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A Simple Investing Strategy

by on July 30, 2011

Nearly every investor thinks, at one time in their life, that they can beat the market.  Well, experienced investors know better.  While there are many complex and computer-driven investing models that look like they work on historical data, there is no proof that any of these models actually work.  In our opinion, the best investment […]

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