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The golden age of investing is here. The internet, discount brokerages, and free index funds have brought together a trifecta of investing bliss for DIY'ers. My savings journey started 12 [...]
One of the many benefits of writing a blog is the challenge of organizing your thoughts and having them questioned. It’s initially scary to put it out there, but as [...]
I loaded up our HIT Investments fire box and got the research train rolling. Aggregating data from 14 fixed income classes, ranging from international high yield bonds to domestic short-term treasuries, was like shoveling coal: difficult, but necessary.
The illusion of control bias is the tendency for people to think that they have more control than apparent over events. It’s like wearing a rabbit’s foot to an exam [...]
Financial innovation has opened a new and more efficient avenue to connect investors with borrowers. One of the technologies evolving since the mid 2000's has been the Peer to Peer (P2P) marketplace. Since their inception a decade ago they have grown from $0 to $54 Billion.
When studying finance in preparation for the Series 65 exam there was an emphasis on specific investment objectives. The "safest" investment objective was "Preservation of Capital" and its primary goal [...]
The day after our home flooded, I went back for a few essentials that did not make our initial rescue. The trip began with a friend and I sitting in traffic [...]
This year has been full of firsts. It was the first year we started as a family of 5, first time we moved cross country and into a new home [...]
As Hurricane Harvey began to move East so did the waters gathered in the reservoirs North and West of our home. After 4 days of torrential downpour the hurricane had moved on. The sun was shining. Then we fl......