Category Archives: Investing

Robo Versus Direct Investing

I was talking to a friend the other day and she was saying that she and her husband use Wealthfront as an investment service.  Wealthfront, like Betterment, is a robo-advisor service that charges low fees (at least, low for the … Continue reading

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What I Read This Week of August 27, 2017

Here’s what I’ve been reading this week: From Darrow at Can I Retire Yet? – The issues surrounding a retiree getting a mortgage without the usual w-2 income for banks to rely on From Paula Pant at Afford Anything – … Continue reading

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The Case for Rental Property Now

A couple of posts ago I talked about the Oldsters buying a house.  It has been a while since we’ve been in the mortgage market so, though I try to pay attention to these things, I was a bit surprised … Continue reading

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Twenty Years of Hard Labor – What I’ve Learned About Investing

I did some interesting research a couple of years ago.  You see, I’ve been an active investor for most of the accumulation phase of my investing years.  I’ve researched stocks and bought or sold individual companies for all of my … Continue reading

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