Tagged: stock market

The Matrix 2

Bamboozled No More, Escape The Matrix

After returning from Vegas, I have a better appreciation for travel and doing the things you enjoy doing without having to worry about work. This reminded me of my old friend, Mitchell, who recently...

Life is Short 0

Death, Near Death, and Retirement

Johan was one of my closest friends in high school and college. He was like a cat. No matter what gets thrown his way, he always lands on his feet. He has a little...

Facebook, Google, IPO Regret 10

Facebook, Google, IPO Regret

On May 18, 2012, Facebook will be a public company trading with a ticker symbol FB. Mark Zuckerberg will be a very rich man. I’m still kicking myself for missing out on My Missed...

Can You Talk Freely About Stocks? 25

Can You Talk Freely About Stocks?

If you can’t, you shouldn’t be trading them. I made the mistake of jumping into the stock market years ago without learning to talk openly about made trades. I kept things close to the...

Rebuy Discipline 8

Rebuy Discipline

Many years ago I struggled to get into the big, blue, stock market. Years later, I added a sell discipline to save me from horrifying drops like the ones we saw in 2008. Today...

Rollover IRA, Great Recession Recovery Nightmare 10

Rollover IRA, Great Recession Recovery Nightmare

Three years ago, almost to the day, I had the worst rollover, stock market recovery experience ever.  I know you must be getting tired of all my nightmares (HMO Nightmare).  But hear me out. ...

BI 009: Dividend Stocks vs Technology Stocks 10

BI 009: Dividend Stocks vs Technology Stocks

After a tumultuous year in the stock market, it looks like 2012 is starting on the right foot. Last year, I wanted to add dividend stocks to my portfolio. But with all this positive...