There should be no surprise now that our government is dysfunctional. It doesn't matter which party you relate to, because anyone with common sense can see that we have a serious problem with our elected leaders. If you want to really know how I feel about the subject, you can read my previous post about how the government needs to grow up. This post is going to be a little different. I want to talk about how these government issues are … [Read more...] about Will The Government Affect Your Investment Decisions?
As a relatively new investor outside of the standard 401(k), I have been intrigued by the other options that are out there. Unfortunately, I have found that there are too many different types of investments that it can be overwhelming. Investing can be scary for those that have never done it before, but that shouldn't scare you away from it. Without investing, it will be relatively impossible to retire in this day and age. Most people need … [Read more...] about Would You Go For An All-or-Nothing Investment Strategy?
I was looking around for some investment tips the other day and I came across this infographic. Being a visual learner, I love them and they really help me get a grasp on something that I want to learn more about. Since I am relatively new to investing, I have been trying to learn more about different types of investment vehicles along with good strategy. I think it is always a good bet to educate yourself when you are about to jump into … [Read more...] about Are You Hardwired To Make Bad Investment Decisions?
As a novice investor, I have had to look to someone to provide me with great advice on how to jump start my investment portfolio. I decided to look to the best and brightest investor that we all know of, Warren Buffett. I don't think I need to introduce him because I am sure you all know who I am talking about. I think the financial advice that Warren Buffett provides is close to some of the best that you can get. He is a super successful … [Read more...] about Great Financial Lessons We Learn from Warren Buffett
This is a guest article by Kevin Watts. If you are interested in contributing to Debt RoundUp, please follow our guidelines. The rising cost of education compels an increasing number of people to end up with debt in the form of student loans. Often, debt is not restricted to student loans but can include additional debts in the form of credit card dues, personal loans, mortgages, etc. The problems are compounded due to the increasing costs … [Read more...] about Should I Invest or Pay Off Student Loans First?