Tag: investing

Crisis Insurance – My Financial Idea From 2008

During the last financial crisis, this blog was focused heavily on finance. One of my ideas back then was a hedging strategy people could use when times were good. It involved buying “insurance like” investments against the very company or … [continue reading]

Approaching Nutrition From An Investor’s Mindset

Over the last few years, I’ve read numerous accounts of people who have tried different diets only to end up in worse health. Most often the diet works very well in the short term, but then things go wrong. At … [continue reading]

Anatomy of a Bad Trade

Occasionally I serve up a post on my investing successes. Now let me tell you about the worst trade I ever made and the lessons I learned.

On January 3, 2008, on the post My Drudge Report Oil Short Investment [continue reading]

Not a Certified Financial Planner

Since I have quite a few posts on investing, I thought it was appropriate that I add a disclaimer. I am not a Certified Financial Planner. I’m just a regular Joe with an interest in economics. Although I have a … [continue reading]

Investing 101 – The Biggest Lesson

This post is a follow-up to Investing 101 – Before You Invest.

The biggest lesson I’ve learned in the last few years is what I call the Baby Boomer Lie. I’ve covered this on other posts, so forgive … [continue reading]

Investing 101 – Before You Invest

Considering last week was my most profitable week ever investing, it wasn’t surprising that a few people approached me with questions on investing. It should be noted that although I’m doing great right now, I was dead wrong on equities … [continue reading]