Let’s Play the Markets!

Frequently, folks want to invest or learn how to invest but have no idea how to get started.  Some brave souls will venture out and plunk their cold, hard cash into stocks that were recommended to them by a friend and hope for the best.  Others will sit on the sidelines waiting and wishing they …

Day #345: The Value of Finance

One of the biggest things that I try to get my students to understand is the value of the financial concepts I teach — beyond the grades that they earn in my course.  If you look at the people who have been victimized through financial swindles or simply made poor financial choices, much of their …

Day #86: Investing in Me

One of the great things about working for a large employer is the benefits. I tend to be slow to take advantage of all of them, but since I finally committed to the voluntary retirement program, I thought it might be worthwhile to see what else I was missing. Free Training As it turns out, …