FIRE – Why I Want to Have The Option to Retire Early

FIRE – Why I Want to Have The Option to Retire Early

I realized I never talked about FIRE(financial independence/retire early) on this blog. I've been talking about goals lately so I figure it'd be good to visit my ultimate goal. I want the option to retire early. The FIRE movement is often painted with a broad brush and seen as a group of people saving money [...]

9 Financial Bloggers Talk About Their Favorite Investing Books

9 Financial Bloggers Talk About Their Favorite Investing Books

[This article on favorite investing books may contain affiliate links for which I receive a commission at no cost to you. I only recommend products I use and trust.] One of the best ways to learn about money is through investing books. Not everyone has time to take a class but a good book can [...]

Portfolio Review – February 2019 – Stock Market Gains Return

Portfolio Review – February 2019 – Stock Market Gains Return

[This February portfolio review may contain affiliate links for which I receive a commission at no cost to you. I only recommend products I use and trust.] The last month was a perfect example as to why it's so hard to time the market. You never know when the stock market gains will return and [...]

Portfolio Review – January 2019 – 2018 Portfolio Returns

Portfolio Review – January 2019 – 2018 Portfolio Returns

[This portfolio review about 2018 portfolio returns may contain affiliate links at no cost to you] Welcome to the first portfolio review of 2019! The new year is always a good time to look back and see how I did in 2018. My 2018 portfolio returns looked good until about October when the market started [...]

Portfolio Review – December 2018 – Negative Stock Returns

Portfolio Review – December 2018 – Negative Stock Returns

[This portfolio review about negative stock returns may contain affiliate links at no cost to you] Negative stock returns and volatility are at the forefront of the conversation lately. At the time of the last update, the monthly return for the S&P 500 was -3.62%. This month, we see an even bigger drop with a [...]