The Best Investment Advice I’ve Ever Received

One of the hardest things about investing your money is deciding who to listen to for advice. There’s a myriad of financial advice-givers out there, both paid and free, and fueled by the internet it’s really easy to find them all. There’s a lot of roadblocks for people getting started in investing. They include things…… Continue reading The Best Investment Advice I’ve Ever Received

Things are looking up

It may not look like it yet where you live, but there are signs of life in America that things are looking better. As the chart above shows- stocks have been rebounding for basically 12 months. The unemployment rate, while still horribly high, has begun to turn… following the comeback of Wall Street. As church…… Continue reading Things are looking up

A Failing Battle to Fight Foreclosure

This headline caught my attention this morning: Ten months ago President Obama announced a $75 billion program to keep as many as four million Americans in their homes by persuading banks to renegotiate their mortgages. Lenders have accepted more than one million applications and cut three-month trial deals with 759,000 homeowners. But they have converted…… Continue reading A Failing Battle to Fight Foreclosure

Stock Market Rally

Americans are addicted to bad news. So this may come as a surprise. There are stocks within the market that are on fire! I’ll give you one example from my portfolio. In February, I took dividends from Honda Motor Company (a stock I’ve owned a long time, having a flat year) and invested those dividends…… Continue reading Stock Market Rally

From Wall St. to Your Street

Faced with sobering conditions, companies that issue MasterCard, Visa and other cards are rushing to stanch the bleeding, even as options once easily tapped by borrowers to pay off credit card obligations, like home equity lines or the ability to transfer balances to a new card, dry up. Story Just like it takes a few…… Continue reading From Wall St. to Your Street

Find the value somewhere

I don’t talk about stocks very much, but I would consider the stock market a passive hobby of mine. It is a very fascinating time to own stock as the markets are all over the place. One day the market is on fire and you’ll add a few points here and there only to see…… Continue reading Find the value somewhere

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Cedar Point is in the portfolio

My family has a habit of investing in companies that we believe in. Our family portfolio includes an automaker and an oil company that are serious about making money while remaining serious about caring for the world we live in. In short, We added a fun company to our portfolio, literally. Cedar Fair Entertainment Group…… Continue reading Cedar Point is in the portfolio