Category: Finance (page 1 of 18)

My Last Financial Forecasting Post

Two posts ago I mentioned that I do not want to create disposable content. One form of disposable content is financial forecasting. Years ago I did it. Sometimes I got¬†things right and sometimes I got things wrong. In … [continue reading]

Forgetting What Type of Investor I Was

A few people have asked me why I stopped posting on finance. Until this week I didn’t really have a complete¬†answer. Now I think it was because I forgot what type of investor I was. When I forgot, I … [continue reading]

Financial Endgame

I was asked recently why I had not posted any 2012 Financial Predictions. The short answer is that my market timing skills have sucked since the end of 2009 and so I decided to stop doing predictions. It is my … [continue reading]

How To Destroy The Wall Street Banks

There are over 10,000 banks and credit unions in the USA. Having a majority of the business go to four corrupt banks (Bank of America, Citibank, Wells Fargo and Chase) is not healthy for an economy. Want … [continue reading]

The Age of Deleveraging

I just finished reading a book from one of my financial mentors.

The Age of Deleveraging: Investment Strategies for a Decade of Slow Growth and Deflation
The Age of Deleveraging: Investment Strategies for a Decade of Slow Growth and Deflation is by A. Gary Shilling. Back when I used to spend hours every day … [continue reading]

My 401k Advice to the Unemployed

I’ve probably said something similar in the past, but I want to be clear about how I would invest my 401k if I recently lost my job. My strategy is based off hedging risk. The primary risks an unemployed worker … [continue reading]