Step 1: Emergency Fund

Welcome to the first step in personal finance. The first step, and undoubtedly the most important step, is to have an emergency fund. If there’s one thing in life that’s certain, it’s uncertainty. How is your job security? We can’t control whether or not we’ll be fired tomorrow or where next month’s rent is coming … Read more

Penny Stocks: Watch Out!

Hey guys, it’s been a while since I’ve written a blog post. A few buddies of mine and I are currently competing in a Virtual Stock Exchange game on Marketwatch. It seems many of us have caught on the concept of dumping a large sum of money into a Penny Stock and watching the returns. … Read more

Picking Stocks: How to Analyze a Company

Now that you’ve completed steps 1 and 2 and are ready to start investing, let’s start with the basics on picking stocks. The majority of my trades are based on technicals and statistics but today I’ll be discussing this from a more fundamental approach with only a minimal touch of technicals. So what factors might you … Read more