Since my last update in March 2014 a few things have happened with my WTF Fund. The main point of this update is that the value of my fund went pretty-much nowhere.
When you consider estate planning you probably think more about your real estate investments or your retirement account. However, you might have other investments that might not come immediately to mind. Many of us don’t think of our digital investment assets, but the reality is that they exist — and you need to plan for […]
With markets doing phenomenally well the last few years, lots of parents are thinking of ways to give their kids a head start on saving and building wealth. Money markets and certificates of deposit offer rates barely higher than inflation, and don’t offer a lot of potential for significant growth. An investment account is a great way […]
In the past several years, investment startups and entrepreneurs have popped up all over the place. Their goal? To address the financial services industry’s past inability to provide personalized but affordable advice to investors who don’t have large amounts of money. Recent developments have shown that these new players are here to stay, at least […]
One of my favorite sci-fi movies is Arnold Schwarzenegger’s The Terminator. It’s set in a dystopian world that’s ruled by Skynet, and robots who want to kill every human in sight. In some ways Skynet is already here with Google (), and them buying the robot firm Boston Dynamics. Not to mention we have high-frequency […]
People who are inexperienced with investing are often wary of the validity of the stock market. While savvy investors use the stock market as a way to build wealth, others do not want to deal with its volatile nature. The stock market is just one aspect of having a balanced portfolio, but some recent reports […]
Kids are very impressionable and tend to imitate what parents say and do. They look up to us. They soak up everything parents do. Which makes things like our money habits, all that much more important. Imagine my surprise when I heard my two year old utter a mangled “F-bomb”. I can’t blame him. He was […]