The Most Popular Investment Strategies

After writing my article about The Top 10 Investors of All Time, I thought it would be interesting to look at some of the most popular investment strategies. I’m not talking about buy-and-hold or diversification, but really what people look for in stock selection. While not scientific, I compiled this list based on what the […]

The Top 10 Investors of All Time

I thought it would be interesting to look at some of the best investors in modern time. These are all individuals who made significant amounts of money by sticking to solid investment philosophies. If you look at their strategies as well, they aren’t very difficult or complex – they stick to basic financials of a […]

The Mutual Fund Problem: S&P Issues Warning, Yet Investors Flock To Buy U.S. Debt?

Yesterday, for the first time ever, Standard & Poor’s lowered its long-term outlook for the U.S. Government’s fiscal health from “stable” to “negative”, and warned of serious consequences if lawmakers fail to reach a deal to control the massive deficit the country has racked up over the past decade.  The warning, which lasts for two […]

Leasing a Car is a Bad Financial Move (Especially For College Students)

  Have you ever watched a new car commercial that boasts a super low monthly payment, with a big asterisk next to the price? Car companies are quick to tempt viewers with low monthly payments when it comes to their three year leases. It is easy to think, “Hey, I’m an adult now, I need […]

Horror Scenes and Their Financial Impact on Me

Hi, I’m Denise from The Single Saver.  Robert and I are swapping posts today for the Yakezie Blog Swap, so you can head over to my site to read Robert’s article about the 10 Things That Motivate Me To Be Financially Responsible. I hate horror movies.  I especially hate the kind where people get picked […]

Are Credit Unions As Good As Banks? How Do They Compare?

When it comes to where you put your money, it can be hard to pick between a credit union and a bank. They look the same on the outside, but are they really the same type of financial institution? Which one is better for your savings and checking accounts? Here is the low down on […]