How To Start Investing – Part I

Many times I am asked the following : “I want to invest. How do I get started?” At first I thought this would be easy, but after some thought and discussion I needed to think about this some more. There is a lot of bad advice out there, and people require a heads up on a lot of things they will encounter from other ‘investors‘, not to mention the media. I will give my best attempt to address them in this...

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How The Financial Crisis Will Affect The US Dollar, Inflation, Gold, and Oil Prices

In this article I will discuss the financial crisis, gold, oil, and my view of the relationship between them, possible causes behind their current state, and how I believe an individual investor can possibly profit from this knowledge. The information should be a good starting point for digging deeper in your own research to learn and understand more about the topics presented. In investing & economics, there are many differing...

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A Game Of Monopoly

My wife and I played a game of monopoly with our 9 year old god daughter over the weekend. We lost, with our god daughter draining us of our money, and forcing us to sell properties back to the bank, or to her as payment. She ended the game with over $4000 in cash, and a decent 25% of the properties on the board. I find playing against adults much easier than playing against a child. Most adults acquire as many properties as they can,...

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