Sellers Remorse

Starting off trading on Robinhood a while back I bought some stocks in a few companies I thought were undervalued and were due to rebound. This was before I started educating myself and way before I understood that I needed a strategy. Full disclosure; I bought shares of General Electric (GE), JC Penny (JCP), and... Continue Reading →

Free Tools For Screening Stocks

As a part time investor I try to keep my expenses low. I currently trade on three platforms; Acorns, Robinhood, and M1 Finance. My total cost? $1 a month. Free screening tools: Yahoo Finance TradingView sinkorswim Yahoo Finance is my go to screener. It has free charts, news, fundamentals, financials, and analysis. As a value... Continue Reading →

Passive Income Ideas

One of the things I aspire to do is create a passive income revenue stream. Attaining that goal will probably be contrary to becoming financial independent in the short-term, but will help me get there in the long-term. My Top 5 Ideas for passive income: Rental Properties Dividend Investments Ladder Certificate of Deposits (CD's) Creating... Continue Reading →

Book Review – The Intelligent Investor

"[I]nvesting isn't about beating others at their own game. It's about controlling yourself at your own game."  -Zweig The Intelligent Investor: The Definitive Book on Value Investing by Benjamin Graham and commentary by Jason Zweig is a must read for anyone who wants to get into or is interested in value investing. Graham literally wrote the... Continue Reading →

The Thrift Savings Plan

The Thrift Savings Plan (TSP) works as a 401(k) designed for federal employees. As an active member of the United States Marine Corps I have been allotting 10% of my paycheck since I was 19. Watching that nest egg grow (and ignoring it when it shrinks) has been the longest going financial investment of my... Continue Reading →

Investing Strategies

As a part time investor I like using a buy and hold strategy. If I made trading a full time job I would learn quantitative analysis and sit and a computer all day buying and selling on small movements in the market. It's probably a good thing I don't invest full time because I don't know... Continue Reading →

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