Tag Archives: stock market

Fiscal Update – June 2015 – Market Turmoil

Greece is holding a referendum tomorrow, Sunday, on whether or not they want to accept the bailout terms from their creditors. I’m not great at economic forecasts but I feel like the majority will vote yes for better or for worse. [Edit] The result is out. Greeks voted No, lol. This is why I’m not an economist. [/Edit] In other… Read More »

Learn to Lose Money

Some people have a fear of losing money. This prevents them from taking the necessary risk with their investments, like buying stocks, to give the best probability of a long term return. The S&P500 returned 20% over the last 12 months, so anyone who holds American stocks like me have probably done well with their net worth over… Read More »

Why You Shouldn’t Rush to Pay Off Your Mortgage

It’s Better to Invest than to pay down Mortgage debt Many financial gurus will advise home owners to make lump sum payments on their mortgages and pay them down sooner rather than later. However I worry people may be under estimating the power of opportunity cost. Let’s work through the numbers and look at some facts instead of… Read More »