Category: Investing

Active Investing or Passive Investing – 5 key differences

Active investing sounds like a positive, proactive way to invest your assets. Passive investing sounds boring – your financial advisor is not doing much.  Here...

Your Net Worth by Age

In my last article Use a Personal Balance Sheet to Determine Your Net Worth  I introduced the topic of a personal balance sheet, which I have...

Use a Personal Balance Sheet to Determine Your Net Worth

When I was a senior in college, I was the teacher’s assistant for Profiles in American Enterprise.  The course brought in different CEOs to speak to...

Bitcoins and Internet Criminality

Bitcoin, with a capital ‘B’, refers to the technology and computer networks by which some people elect to pay each other for goods and services...

Margin Accounts – Another Form of Churning

A previous article by Jack Waymire, What are my Costs when Financial Advisors Buy & Sell Securities? discussed how advisory fees impacted activity in a managed account. ...

Avoiding Costly ‘Closet’ Index Funds

Stockbrokers and other financial advisors are quick to promote expensive, actively managed mutual funds and the alleged benefits that such funds can provide over less...

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