It’s Better to Invest in a 5-Year CD For 3 Years Than Buy a 3-Year CD

Thinking of putting some money into a safe, short-term investment vehicle? Especially if you’re looking into making a big purchase such as a house or car soon. CDs are a good way to protect your money while keeping it growing ever so slightly. If you’re looking into buying 1 or 2-year CDs because you’re buying … Read moreIt’s Better to Invest in a 5-Year CD For 3 Years Than Buy a 3-Year CD

Value Investing – Step by Step Guide

Value investing is Warren Buffett’s bread and butter. He identifies “cheap” companies relative to its intrinsic value and purchases them. In this post I’d like to show you the steps I take to identify what value stocks are. Why Value Investing? Value stocks are generally referred to as stocks that are cheap and on sale … Read moreValue Investing – Step by Step Guide

Matching Dividend Payments with Expenses

I have a friend whose dad, let’s call him Xenophilius (yes I’m friends with Luna Lovegood *eye roll*), is retiring next year. And in talking to my friend, the topic of retirement strategies came up. And the idea of matching dividend payments to cover monthly expenses popped into my head. Xenophilius immigrated here from another … Read moreMatching Dividend Payments with Expenses

Geico Insurance Discount by Owning Berkshire Stock

Geico Insurance Discount? What? I’m advertising for Geico Insurance now? Not exactly. This is more of a Public Service Announcement for anyone out there who has Geico for their insurance needs. If you own shares of Berkshire Hathaway stock, you can send Geico your account documentation and they will apply a Geico insurance discount to … Read moreGeico Insurance Discount by Owning Berkshire Stock

Higher Treasury Yields Effect on the Markets

So you all are probably shitting your pants right about now. On Friday February 2, the S&P dropped by 1%. On Monday February 5, the S&P dropped 3% and the S&P futures continued dropping another 100 points in the after hours. Today, we experienced another 100-point drop in the S&P nearing 4%. CNBC and the … Read moreHigher Treasury Yields Effect on the Markets