Investing Is Great, But Saving Is Even Better

When people talk about investing, they often emphasize getting the most return for their money. If they are getting a 7 percent return on their stock portfolio, they’ll strive to get 8 percent. If they are already at 8 percent, they’ll push for 9 percent or more. Shooting for a high return is laudable, but… Continue reading Investing Is Great, But Saving Is Even Better

11 Stock Market Oddities — and How to Exploit Them

It is often said that it’s impossible to “beat the market.” There’s no magic formula for success. If everyone is trading based on the same information, stocks should always sell for a fair price. At least, that’s the idea if markets are what economists call “efficient,” meaning all relevant information is available to all parties… Continue reading 11 Stock Market Oddities — and How to Exploit Them