Stock Pick: Marriott Hotels

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

Last weekend I was taking Kevin’s advice and decided to spoil myself with a dream vacation. I know Kevin enjoyed this trip nearly as much as I did because of all of the money I spent (you will see the race to $1 million update on Friday). What Kevin doesn’t know is that my vacation has inspired a great stock

Get Aggressive With Your Play Money

By |June 6th, 2011|Categories: Blog, Personal Finance Tips|Tags: , , |

A few weeks ago we said you shouldn’t be afraid to trust other people with your money. But what about trusting other people’s investment advice? When you put your money into a mutual fund and trust somebody else to manage it, your assumption is that the person in charge will be an expert in their field (investing). However, many of

Don’t Be Afraid to Trust Other People With Your Money!

By |May 23rd, 2011|Categories: Blog, Personal Finance Tips|Tags: , , , |

Don’t be afraid to trust other people with your money!  Although you’ve come to the Thousandaire stock pick because you want to be slightly more hands on with your financial future, there is nothing wrong with investing your money in mutual funds or similar products. Put Your Money into a Fund At first look, this would seem to be in direct

So That’s Why Taxi Rides Are So Expensive!

By |May 16th, 2011|Categories: Blog, Personal Finance Tips|Tags: , , |

We here at Thousandaire pride ourselves with introducing alternative and unique investment opportunities.  A quick Google search will reveal thousands of articles and blogs analyzing ExxonMobil or BP, but only Thousandaire will show you how to buy 14 years worth of gas for a flat up-front fee.  Every day there are millions of new opinions on which company will win, but only

Buy AT&T for the Dividend, Dropped Calls

By |May 9th, 2011|Categories: Blog, Personal Finance Tips|Tags: , |

The rule of thumb for long term investments is to expect about an 8% annual return in the stock market. While 8% sounds great, it's not always easy to do. You have to pick the right company, buy at the right time, sell at the right time, and honestly get a little lucky. One way to help you reach that

Coca Cola is a Knockout, or KO

By |May 2nd, 2011|Categories: Blog, Personal Finance Tips|Tags: , , , |

As I’m sitting here today drinking my Coke Zero (trying to shed a few pounds for the summer time), I was overcome with a stroke of genius. No, I didn’t invent a new weight-loss diet. And no, I didn’t get a brain tumor from all of the artificial sweeteners. My lightbulb lit up in the shape of this week’s stock pick.