#investing: No-Load Mutual Funds

My current investing thesis revolves around no-load mutual funds. While I like doing research of individual stock for investment, it can be a bit time consuming. In my 401k, I only have mutual funds and have found picking them and re-balancing with mutual funds to be easier and less time consuming. As such for the … [Read more…]

#Investing #Trading : Google Apps Script for analyzing my Stock Portfolio

In a previous blog post I mentioned that I use Google Sheets to track, monitor and analyze my stock portfolio. I have several sheets that organize my stocks into different categories by industry: Trading-Investments Tech-Financial-Misc Gold-Silver Energy Dividend Stocks My long term income stocks are in the Dividend Stocks category while the stocks I trade … [Read more…]

#Crypto-currencies: I am ready to dip my toe in the water

Disclaimer: I am not a certified financial planner or financial adviser.The information provided should not be used as financial advise, it is used to promote financial literacy and discussion. The views and opinions on this site are my own. Any suggestions or investment advice should be reviewed by a financial professional before acting on them. I was … [Read more…]

#Robinhood App: Trial and Tribulations with my application

A couple months ago I stumbled upon Robinhood: https://www.robinhood.com while using Stocktwits and SeekingAlpha for my trading and investing research. It is a mobile app that allows you to trade stocks with no commission fees. In December 2017 they announced that they will offer no commission trades on options as well. Every time you buy and … [Read more…]

#Investing: Investment Writers I Follow on Seekingalpha but Don’t Follow Blindly

Seekingalpha is my go to site for finance and investing information. It is a forum of writers/contributors and retail mom and pops investors like myself exchanging investment and trading ideas. I follow over a dozen writers/contributors who cover several areas of stocks. The writers/contributors I follow mostly write about income generating stocks; that is, stocks … [Read more…]

#Investing: I prefer Dividends Stocks and Preferred Shares versus Growth Stocks for the long term

Disclaimer: I am not a certified financial planner or financial adviser.The information provided should not be used as financial advise, it is used to promote financial literacy and discussion. The views and opinions on this site are my own. Any suggestions or investment advice should be reviewed by a financial professional before acting on them. I participate … [Read more…]