Does inflation make you feel, well, down? If you’re concerned about investing during inflationary periods, here are some investments you should know about.
Inflation – it’s a scary word for investors. It’s really a scary word for retired people. But it should be something that everyone keeps in mind when looking at their investments. Inflation is simply the changes in prices of goods and services used by households. Price change over time (they usually go up). This […]
It’s not so long ago that everyone was getting very excited over emerging market investments. However, we have seen a slump in many emerging market economies, particularly as they did not fare well during or since the 2008 financial crisis. The same happened with gold. “You can’t go wrong buying gold,” the financial commentators said, […]
Writing in The New York Times in October 2008 at the beginning of the Great Recession, Warren Buffett wrote, “A simple rule dictates my buying: Be fearful when others are greedy, and be greedy when others are fearful. And most certainly, fear is now widespread, gripping even seasoned investors.” Although Buffett, considered by many to […]
One of the facts of life that we tend to gloss over sometimes is that our salary determines our spending. Well, unless we are spending like we are one level up in our jobs, in which case, we need to knock it off as soon as possible and start getting our spending in order! When […]