GameStop, Short Squeezes & Why Strategic Investing Still Matters

By |February 15th, 2021|Categories: Blog, General Personal Finance, Life, Personal Finance Tips, Stocks|Tags: , , |

Have you recovered from the stock market drama involving GameStop yet? The whole fiasco sounded like the plot out of a cable or streaming drama; poor and working-class investors defeating rich, elitist Wall Street investors at their own game. “Retail investors,” meaning people like you and me, are taken just as seriously as traditional investors now. “Meme Investing,” now a

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How to Invest in Music Royalties

By |January 25th, 2021|Categories: Personal Finance Tips|Tags: |

I am a big comic fan and have been since I was a child. And that was long before being a comic book fan was considered cool. One means of investment that I have been considering is to invest in rare and valuable comic books. However, that is a very expensive way to get started in investing. I am more

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A Crappy Economy is Great for Paying Down Debt

By |September 27th, 2011|Categories: Blog, Personal Finance Tips|Tags: , , , |

If there's one thing a terrible economy is good for, it's paying down debt. Despite having a net worth of over $20,000, I still have tens of thousands of dollars in student loan debt. Most people don't understand why I would choose to keep student loans when I have the ability to pay them off, but it's really simple. When

A Risky Investment Isn’t a Bad Investment

By |July 21st, 2011|Categories: Blog, Personal Finance Tips|Tags: , , , , |

I would like to know when taking a risk with your money became wrong. I understand taking a risk with your money can be dangerous. It can be stressful. It is, of course, risky. But when did it become wrong? A few weeks ago I was commenting on Consumerism Commentary and Flexo wrote an article about selling some company stock

Bowling Shoes = Great Investment

By |December 22nd, 2010|Categories: Blog, Personal Finance Tips|Tags: , , |

Last night Tag and I had dinner and went bowling with my family. We had a huge group of about 20 people at the bowling alley, so we paid for 40 games of bowling (two each) and 19 pairs of bowling shoes. I know what you're thinking: But Kevin, why did you only get 19 pairs of bowling shoes if