If you are a person of faith, chances are that you’ve had to lean on that faith during difficult times. In today’s uncertain economic climate, you may even find yourself depending on the strength of your faith more than ever. You do this because your faith is important to you, and also because, within your […]
Why Does Family Wealth Fade Away? A lack of vision is often the answer to that question. In Matthew 7:24-27 we learn how important it is to build a house on rock and not sand: “Everyone then who hears these words of mine and does them will be like a wise man who built his […]
The Fed Finally Tapers The FOMC authorizes a minor reduction in bond buying starting in 2014. December 18 turned out to be T-Day: the day on which the Federal Reserve finally tapered QE3. In making the move, the Fed acknowledged an improving economy; Wall Street quickly and enthusiastically applauded its decision. The Fed will reduce […]
Do you have a Financial Co-Pilot? If anything happens to you, your family has someone to consult. If you weren’t around, what would happen to your investments? In many families, one person handles investment decisions, and spouses or children have little comprehension of what happens each week, month or year with a portfolio. In an […]
Practice KISS Investing Do you understand your investments? If you don’t, you might be taking unnecessary risks. KISS means “keep it simple, stupid.” Two of the most renowned investors who have ever lived – Warren Buffett and Peter Lynch – have followed this principle in building their fortunes. As Lynch famously put it, “Know what […]
A Great Opportunity Ahead? Chinese stocks have been stuck in neutral the past few years. Now is the perfect time for a break out. Here is a stock that could lead the charge! China is still not fully understood by most investors. Many believe China will have a hard landing, as they believe […]
Often I get questions from prospects, clients at Faith-Based Investor, or from subscribers at Wall St. Renegade, and sometimes they are such important questions that I think my whole audience can benefit from such a response.
This past week, Brandy had a question about investing. She wants to know…
In order to build an investment portfolio, you will need to select the right investments for your situation. This begins with having the right investment mix. Most successful investors own a combination of stocks, bonds, alternative investments, and cash. Later on, I will show you how to decide on that mix.
When you look at investing, there are really only five choices…
Business finance organization reduces the potential for unexpected monetary loss and helps make your business more attractive to investors. Business finance organization also requires smart financial practices. For example, 46 percent of small business owners use their personal credit cards to finance their business, Entrepreneur notes. While personal credit cards are an easy source of […]
Fears of a stock market correction & runaway oil prices… are these fears overblown, or justified? U.S. military action in Syria appears imminent. Assuming it happens, what happens to the financial markets? Investor reaction on August 27 (the day U.S. intervention was mentioned as a possibility) was not exactly surprising. Gold entered a bull market again, […]