Quick Facts About Investing in Silver


As mentioned in a few of my older posts, diversification has always been the key to success of any financial portfolio. It’s important to diversify because several sectors in the global economy will move asynchronously in cycles experiencing downsides. Gold and silver both do not move along with other investments, making them the perfect assets for… [Read More]

Living to 100 and Beyond: Building Your Portfolio


This is the third in a series of articles on living to 100 and beyond. This post was originally published on June 1, 2010. In my last post on this series, I took a look into a possible future where lifespans extend out to one hundred and beyond, and the possible changes that will affect… [Read More]

Commodity Trading 101


Stocks can make lucrative investments, but also risky ones. When trading stocks, your cash returns are at the mercy of the whims of the businesses in which you have invested your hard-earned money. If you’re looking for a safer investment, you may want to consider commodity trading. Commodities are generally raw materials or agricultural products… [Read More]

How Did These Unconventional Investments Moves Do In 2011?


Last year, I wrote about 3 Unconventional Investment Moves to Make in 2011. This was a look at a few unconventional investment moves that went against the grain of common wisdom at the time. When the herd is running in one direction, it might be for a good reason, but sometimes, there are benefits to running… [Read More]

The 3 Stages of Financial Freedom


Last week, I talked about the three stages of financial despair. We all want to get out of the rat race, but before we get there, we need to get out of the hole and onto level ground. Financial freedom Financial independence is one of my life-long dreams. I don’t really believe in the “traditional… [Read More]