What Is An Index Fund?

What Is An Index Fund?

Do you have money in an index fund? Do you even really know what an index is? I’ll explain what an index is so you can better understand your investments.

Average Net Worth By Age: How Do You Stack Up?

average networth by age

Net worth is a useful tool to gauge your overall financial picture. We have good data in America for average net worth by age. See how you stack up and because LMM listeners are not average, what your net worth by age should be. 

Investing for Beginners 101: What Is Investing and Why It Matters?

investing for beginners

You need to invest your money. It simply doesn’t make sense not to. Even if you only invest 5% of your money, it would still be worth it. This is your investing for beginners 101 cheat sheet. We explain the basics of simple investing and aim to inspire the proper mindset you need to succeed.

Ready to Learn How To Start Investing? We Think so.

how to start investing

We want to show you investing is not hard, anyone can do it and you can start investing with any amount money. The earlier you start, the better so we’ll explain the basics of how to start investing.

Do You Need a Financial Advisor?

Do You Need a Financial Advisor?

Investing can be confusing, especially if you are a beginner. Bulls and bears, buy or hold, investing even has its own language! But is investing something anyone can DIY or do you need a financial advisor? 

Not Sure What Stocks to Buy? Our Guide on How to Pick Stocks

Not Sure What Stocks to Buy? Our Guide on How to Pick Stocks

You can let something like Betterment pick your stocks but if you’re ready to dabble on your own, we’ll teach you how to do the job yourself.

Investing For Dummies: The No Effort Investment Strategy

investing for dummies

You have savings but no time to put it to work. I understand. That’s why you need a no effort investment strategy. Set it and forget it with no worries.

What the F**k Are Vanguard Funds?

vanguard funds

If you read or listen to anything related to personal finance, you have heard of Vanguard Funds. But WTF are Vanguard Funds and why are they so popular?

Financial Lessons Learned From The Game of Monopoly

Financial Lessons Learned From The Game of Monopoly

Did you play Monopoly with your family when you were a kid? If you did, you probably learned some valuable financial lessons, even if you tipped the board when you lost. Personal finance isn’t a game but there are lessons to be learned from the game of Monopoly.

Are You Timing the Market?

timing-market

When should you put your money into the market? When should you pull it out? Is there a best and worst time? Are you timing the market? If you are timing the market according to headlines, you’re doing it wrong. We’ll show you the correct way to time the market. 

What the F**k is Tax Loss Harvesting

Tax-Loss-Harvesting

Tax loss harvesting is a term you’ve probably heard but don’t know what it means. It may seem obscure, but it’s a good weapon to have in your investing arsenal. So just what the f**k is tax loss harvesting?

Take The Emotion Out Of Buying Stocks

emotion investing

Emotions have no place in investing. You rely on cold, hard data to make investing decisions. Today we’ll talk about ways to take the emotion out of buying stocks with the founder of Simply Wall Street.

The Scariest 1%: The Impact of Fees in the Long Term

impact of fees

What’s a measly 1%? It’s a lot in terms of fees. We will show you the impact of fees in the long term. Fees can eat into your investments more than you realize and the impact of those fees in the long term can devastate your retirement savings.ong term. 

How to Interview and Hire a Financial Team

financial team

You can DIY a lot of your financial life but sometimes you need some help. But you only want to choose the best people when it comes to your money. Today we’re discussing how to interview and hire a financial team.

Invest or Pay Off Debt? That is the Question.

invest or pay off debt

There are a lot of questions in personal finance but maybe the biggest is invest or pay off debt? That is the question today.

Economics 101: What is Sunk Cost

what is sunk cost

You’ve probably fallen victim to the sunk cost fallacy at some point. We explain what sunk costs are so you can avoid them.

Economics 101: How to Calculate Opportunity Cost

how to calculate opportunity cost

Opportunity cost is what you give up when you choose between options. No matter what we choose, there is a next best choice that we give up, that is the opportunity cost. We want to minimize our opportunity cost by choosing the option that benefits us most- risk vs. reward, cost vs. quality, salary vs. qualtiy of life.

What the F**k is Dollar Cost Averaging?

Dollar Cost Averaging

Dollar cost averaging takes the fear out of investing. Today we’ll explain what it is and how it benefits you whether you have $5 to start with or $1000.

Common Investor Behavioral Mistakes

Common Investor Mistakes

As humans, we don’t always make the most rational decisions. Sometimes other things trump rational thought. Avoid these common investor behavioral mistakes.

Understanding The Time Value of Money Formula

Time-Value-of-money-formula

The time value of money and risk and return are two core concepts in personal finance. Luckily, each boils down to a pretty simple statement. The time value of money means your dollar today is worth more than your dollar tomorrow.

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