Monthly Archive: November 2012

I Really Love It When Stock Markets Fall 19

I Really Love It When Stock Markets Fall

I was thrilled by how the stock market performed during the first three weeks of November. It moved down — not up.  It was a...

School Stock Market Games Are A Bad Idea 0

School Stock Market Games Are A Bad Idea

Many well meaning teachers think they can teach their kids lifelong  learning skills by introducing them to the stock market game.   I commend the...

Investment Commissions Soon To Be Banned In The United Kingdom 2

Investment Commissions Soon To Be Banned In The United Kingdom

Many people are still paying commissions to purchase investment products.   High commissions entice many investment advisors to jump into bed with the fund company...

How I Made My First Million – Part 1 18

How I Made My First Million – Part 1

I was interviewed for a short two-part television series titled How I Made My First Million.  If you’re curious about the show, you can view...

How I Made My First Million – Part 2 4

How I Made My First Million – Part 2

I was interviewed for a short two-part television series titled How I Made My First Million. If you’re curious about the show, you can access...

Odd Advisors Are Best 5

Odd Advisors Are Best

Most people wouldn’t want a loon managing their money.  But perhaps they should reconsider.  Low cost fee-based advisors—especially those building indexed portfolios—aren’t exactly normal. To...

Rebalancing Act:  Going Against The Flow 18

Rebalancing Act: Going Against The Flow

Living in Southeast Asia gives me the chance to attend the Cambodian water festival. Locals and tourists pack the streets of the capital city Phnom...