With today’s dip, is now the time to buy? The S&P took a dip today as the impending rate hike looms over our shoulder. The expected 25-basis-point increase the Feds keep mentioning may be happening on December 15th afterall. Currently the market expects it with a 76% probability. The truth is, rates were low for … Read more Should you wait to buy the dip?
There are several overriding truisms in the investment world, and one of them is truer than any other – Don’t put all your eggs in one basket. Although easier than it sounds, investors are subject to the greed and deliciousness that quick riches can get them. And they go and pour their entire life savings … Read more Diversify Your Portfolio
Friends have asked me if now is a good time to invest in the market. With the market having gone up so much this year, should they wait until it drops before buying in? The truth is, no one wants to buy at the top of a trend just to have their investments collapse the … Read more So you bought at the market top again? BIG DEAL
Once you’ve completed Step 1 and Step 2, you’ve secured an emergency fund and paid off your debt. The next step is to invest your money. But the big question is, where do I invest? Scenario: You have X amount of dollars you’d like to invest. You know you’re supposed to invest and from reading … Read more Where Do I Invest?
Congratulations! You’ve finally reached step 3: Investing. Now that you have your debts all cleared and your liabilities close to zero, it’s time to take a look back at your emergency fund. You will want to work on getting 6 months worth of expenses saved up if you haven’t done so before moving on to … Read more Step 3: Investing