Simple Advice to Combat Investing Woes

Investing WoesMy husband doesn’t read my blog. He convinced me to start it, cheered me on enough to actually convince me to purchase a domain name and self host, and that was about it. Except for one day very early on when he clicked and clicked to get my page to 100 views…and promptly got busted by moi.

To say he’s not interested in personal finance is an understatement. We make smart money decisions together, but it’s not his hobby or his passion. So imagine my surprise when the stock market tanked this past August and again at the start of this year, and Mr. P started spouting off investment advice like he was Warren Buffet read a blog even realized the market was crashing.* Here are some of the little gems here’s shared with me over the past few months: Continue reading “Simple Advice to Combat Investing Woes”

Simple Advice to Combat Investing Woes

Put Up or Shut Up: My Plunge into Investing

My Plunge into InvestingDespite the honors and AP classes that I was enrolled in throughout primary, secondary, and undergraduate schooling, I am a slow learner. Like, embarrassingly slow. But, I can say wholeheartedly that I have finally and officially learned that a certificate of deposit at my bank is no place for my Roth IRA. Is that a slow clap I hear? Yeah, I didn’t think so.  Continue reading “Put Up or Shut Up: My Plunge into Investing”

Put Up or Shut Up: My Plunge into Investing