3 Solid Investing Options for Younger and Less Confident Investors

When I graduated from college, I was blessed to be 'forced' to do some investing research.  That actually is a great blessing for a young investor. I took a job with a church who allocated $2,000 per year to retirement.  I wouldn't directly receive that money, but they would send a monthly check to an investment of my choice. It was a blessing because it forced me to learn how investing … [Read more...]

Asset Allocation is the Biggest Investment Decision You’ll Ever Make

I get questions. I get questions about the Bible and money, questions about debt, and questions about investing. Did you know that the questions you ask don’t necessarily get you to the solution you need?  If you ask the wrong question, you’ll get the wrong piece of advice. We tend to think the most important investing questions are: How much should I be saving for … [Read more...]

Value Averaging: An Automated Investment Strategy

Don’t time the markets because you’re probably not smart enough to time the markets. Sorry.  I guess I’m being a tad judgmental.  Let me simply say, I’m not smart enough to time the markets.  Neither are about a million other super intelligent people (unfortunately, most didn’t know it until it was too late). Since your emotions are the greatest enemy of successful investing, you need a … [Read more...]

Sound Mind Investing Newsletter Review

Sound Mind Investing (SMI) Newsletter is America’s best selling financial newsletter written from a biblical perspective. I have been an SMI subscriber for a year and a half and I have been very impressed with the quality of the material.  The articles are well written and very timely to current market conditions.  Since those who work with the newsletter are Christians I feel like the articles … [Read more...]