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I Bought More Stocks

It’s February 2020 and the market has been supposedly responding to news about the coronavirus. Stocks are down, bonds are up. But, the sun is still out, I’m still retired, and my morning cup of coffee is still delicious. I feel so deliciously human for sharing my morning cup of coffee with the rest of […]

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Questions to Ask About Investing in the Market

For those of you who don’t feel comfortable investing in the market or don’t know where to invest your money, here are some good questions to start with. Come up a yes/no/meh answer after reading the question. If you can’t answer it, it might be worth researching the topic a little. The money we earn […]

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CD versus Bonds, Which to Invest In?

Both CD’s (certificate of deposit) and bonds are fixed-income investments. The main difference is that bond prices can fluctuate while with a CD you’re guaranteed to get your initial investment back plus the promised interest.   CD vs. Savings Account CD’s, as of 2018, are yielding somewhere in the 2% range while savings accounts are […]