What You Should Be Scared Of In The Stock Market

It’s almost 2013, and there are potentially a lot of changes happening in the economy, in government, and as a result, in the stock market.  I’m not trying to be a doomsday predictor, but I do believe that you should be scared of a few things, and plan accordingly.  Remember, there are no unexpected expenses, […]

The 5 Most Common Money Problems

Money problems plague all of us, and not all of them have to do with unexpected expenses.  In fact, most money problems we create are self imposed. Why do I talk about money problems?  Having money problems keeps you from getting out of student loan debt, prevents you from saving, and ultimately, prevents you from […]

Preparing for Financial Emergencies and Unexpected Expenses

It’s always the most joyous time of the year when the unexpected seems to occur, and so it is important that you’re prepared for financial emergencies and other unexpected expenses.  These can range from the mundane – needing to get your car repaired, to catastrophic emergencies like Hurricane Sandy.  The funny thing about financial emergencies and […]

Investing in MLPs: Yields are High, but Complications are Many

Master Limited Partnerships are all the rage on Wall Street. Known for high yields, favorable taxation, and exposure to a very popular sector (oil and gas, primarily), MLPs are the new “designer drug” for enterprising investors. Let’s work through the basics of MLPs, their tax structure, and their suitability in your portfolio. So, what is […]

How To Discuss Stocks on Social Media

If you’re planning on discussing individual stocks on social media, or if you have an investing article where you mention individual stocks, it’s really important that you discuss them on social media the right way.  You may ask, “What’s the right way?”  Well, let me show you what I’m talking about.   How To Tweet […]