Is socially responsible investing worthwhile?

You may wish to invest your money in line with your values, but what are the costs to socially responsible investing? … Read More

Is there an alternative? Stocks, inflation, and where to put your money now

With inflation and rising interest rates, some say that there are better places to put your money than stocks. I’m skeptical. … Read More

It’s not enough to deposit money in your investment accounts

If you just deposit money in your investment account’s settlement fund and stop there, it could cost you hundreds of thousands of dollars. … Read More

Simple millionaire steps: Max out your Roth IRA

The simplest and most flexible way to build millionaire-level investment wealth is through the Roth IRA. If you can max it out, you should. … Read More

Roth, IRA, 401(k), oh my! How to figure out where to put your investment money

If you’re confused about where to put your investments and in what order, I break it down to a simple order. … Read More

Why not keep your debt and use the cash flow?

There is a school of thought that you can use leverage to create cash flow without ever needing to pay off debt. But there’s a small problem. I was recently listening to a radio show hosted by a real estate … Read MoreRead More

The data is in: You can’t beat the market

I look at S&P SPIVA scorecards for mutual funds, which confirm what we already knew about investing: that you can’t beat the market. Note: I’m not a financial advisor. I don’t offer financial (or legal) advice. My job is to … Read MoreRead More

Is it safe to put your money in stablecoins?

I look at cryptocurrency stablecoins and how they are used, and compare them to the original stablecoin, the U.S. dollar. I don’t know if you know this, but I’ve started syndicating all my content over on Medium. You can subscribe … Read MoreRead More

Why do we care about the stock market’s daily moves?

There is no practical reason for most people to follow the up and down moves of the stock market, and plenty of reason to ignore all of it. I listen to NPR a fair amount, mostly when I’m in the … Read MoreRead More

Why you can’t invest in crypto

Many people think that they are investing in cryptocurrencies, but they are wrong, because the very nature of crypto makes this impossible. When it comes to crypto, most people fall into a few categories: “I keep hearing about it, but … Read MoreRead More