Stocks, or shares, always have a strange vibe around them if you talk about them. People don’t understand them. They might joke a bit about it and then leave. Even when stocks and index funds are such powerful tools to become financially free. What are Stocks and Shares? Stocks are simply ownership certificates of a … Read moreWhat are Stocks and Index Funds, ETFs, Mutual Funds?
I see a lot of signs around me that we are heading for a new crash. Things like private lease cars, consumer credit, and investment advertisements are alarming me. Everyone Should be Investing Earlier this year I wrote a piece (in Dutch) on how the ads that everyone should start investing are indicating we’ve reached … Read moreInvestment Advertisements are Predicting a Crash
This post is the December overview, and the 2018 yearly update! I liked previous month’s format with finances and blogging so I’ll keep it. Also I promised to start posting detailed numbers. I will start doing that with the January 2019 update. For now an update as you are used from me. Finances I had … Read moreDecember 2018 Overview and Yearly Update
Why would anybody want to invest in stocks? That is a sure way to lose all your money. I have tried it once and it didn’t work. Lost 20% of my money. Investing is a scam. Investing is stupid! Of course, the above is not my personal view on investing. But reactions like these are … Read moreInvesting is Stupid, It Doesn’t Work
The stock market has seen some serious volatility the last couple of weeks. After a bull run for the last decade, we have not seen a lot of these swings. Alright, in February people thought the end of the world was near when the S&P 500 corrected slightly over 10%, but from there it was … Read moreVolatility in the Stock Markets is Back