Dividend Portfolio Update

Nov 7, 2017 by

I’ve built a portfolio of relatively low-risk, high-dividend stocks that now generates enough cash to cover roughly one-third of our living expenses. That feels good.

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Are Rising Rates Good?

Sep 20, 2017 by

Rising interest rates generally reward savers and punish borrowers. But there are other, less obvious benefits. Guest post from Patty Moore of Working Mother Life!

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Investment Types—for Newbies

Jul 12, 2017 by

You know you should be investing, but don’t know where or how to start. Well, start here. 🙂

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Fossil Fuel Is Dead

Jun 14, 2017 by

Let’s discuss: Investors with a time horizon of more than 5 years should avoid fossil fuel-related companies, mutual funds, and ETFs.

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IRS May Have Your Money!

Mar 6, 2017 by

The IRS says it owes about $1 BILLION in total to an estimated 1 million taxpayers. Are you one?

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Why I Love Capital Gains (and ...

Feb 23, 2017 by

What’s the best thing about capital gains? The income tax you don’t pay on them!

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Top 10 Posts 2016!

Jan 18, 2017 by

What did visitors to Money Counselor read most in 2016?

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Why the Trump Bump?

Dec 27, 2016 by

The S&P 500 is up 5.8% since U.S. Election Day. Do investors love Trump so much, or might the reasons for the stock price run-up be a bit more complex?

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How to Become a Landlord

Dec 25, 2016 by

Intrigued by being a landlord? Here are tips for doing it right.

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Bonds’ Trump Thump

Nov 21, 2016 by

Bonds lost over $1 trillion in value on November 9-10. How has Trump’s surprise victory affected your investments?

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