Articles tagged: ‘investing’
What is a money market fund?
Money market funds are increasingly popular with small-time investors, such as myself. They...
Raise the (debt) roof … erm, ceiling!
Spending cuts are something to debate when setting a federal budget, not when discussing whether...
What is preferred stock?
Preferred stock or preferred shares are sort of a blend of stocks and bonds. Like stocks, you're...
Double Your Money: The Rule of 72
I do most of the financial planning and investing for our household. I'd also like us to have...
Planning an Early Retirement
Most retirement advice assumes that you'll want to work for forty or fifty years until you...
Learning How to Build Wealth Through Investing
As I work on building our wealth, there are a few resources I turn to regularly and recommend to friends.
Bond Buying 101
Last week, Motley Fool Money featured an excellent segment about buying bonds. Alison Southwick...
Baskets of Eggs
Buy multiple stocks. Motley Fool reccommends owning 25–30. Better yet invest in an index fund or...
How to Buy Savings Bonds or Treasury Bonds
Something I recently learned, or maybe it's something that I just recently noticed: savings...
How to Buy Treasury Bills and Treasury Notes
Treasury bills and notes are two securities products offered by the United States Treasury...
Questions to ask yourself about money
Things to think about before you start investing.