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Investing in Stocks and The Stop Loss

Stop Loss Safety Net

I’ve promised some “Dry” articles for you, and not being one to forget about promises I’ve put this one together for the fans of my “Dry” posts. This is the next post in my series on investing. It’s dedicated to the “Stop Loss”. Personally, I think the stop loss is one of the most powerful, yet underused tools available to any investor, Read More »

Tribute to a Coupon Queen

coupons

Several weeks ago my wife, Joel, took note of some Facebook pages that focused on coupons and savings. She ended up visiting their websites and studying up on the “Art of Coupons”. She was definitely intrigued with the entire concept of saving money on our groceries. It wasn’t too long before we went to the local Wal-Mart for some sundries (It seems ... Read More »

The Perils of Being an Emotional Investor

Emotional Investor

I can think of a few times over the last several years where emotions got the best of me and led to some bad investing decisions. The first was in late 2009. I keep an account with a focus on short to mid-term trades. The stocks in that account were all doing extremely well and I got a little cocky. I made ... Read More »