Reading Time: 3 Min This post is part of a larger mini-series called The Ultimate Guide to Understanding Bonds. You can read the rest of it over here. You’ve doubtless heard that any change in the interest rate is tightly coupled with price movement in the bond market. How exactly does the relationship work?
Reading Time: 4 Min In a past life, I was the quintessential Type A Overachiever. I had goals for clubs and activities to get into a good college. I had goals for my net worth each year. And that attitude carried down into each day, where there were always items to complete. Get groceries.
Reading Time: 5 to 15 Min Read this and you’ll understand more about bonds than 99% of the population. Bonds don’t get enough love when it comes to investor education. In this miniseries, we’ll get into what makes them tick, how to choose bonds and bond funds, and end with an outlook on where
Reading Time: 2 Min The Two Components Bonds generate returns for you in two ways: interest and appreciation. You will make money every quarter or every year through interest payments made by the borrower. You will also make or lose money when you sell your bond or hold it until maturity and are
Reading Time: 3 Min How Bonds Work When you purchase a bond, you are stepping into a contract wherein you are the lender of a certain amount of money to another party, and that party pays you an agreed upon amount of interest each period, with a plan to return the amount they borrowed
Reading Time: 11 Min When it comes to stock strategies, I know you hear all about different metrics and strategies that don’t seem to be about earnings. I want to explain how as professional investors we connected some of the most often quoted strategies and metrics you hear about to the real root of all
Reading Time: 3 Min Read this and you’ll be better equipped to forecast than 99% of the population. The Two Things That Drive Stock Price There are only two things that drive a company’s stock price. Ultimate Earnings: The first is ultimate earnings or profit potential. Notice that I did not say current
Reading Time: 5 Min The problem with lifestyle inflation is that it’s hard to see, even when you’re looking for it. The Lifestyle Inflation series gives us the chance to examine items we take for granted as needs and reclassify them. You may not choose to make a drastic change with the information. However, you
Reading Time: 1 Min I have a proposition for you. This is the proposition: I provide free labor writing articles tailored specifically to what you’re interested in. Again, I will do this for the low, low price of free. I want to! Just share your questions and concerns in the comments section. If it’s
Reading Time: 6 Min The hard work we are putting in this year has a goal: to get us closer to the freedom of financial independence. So what exactly does that freedom look and feel like? This was a question I asked myself at the two year countdown to my retirement. I could envision what I