What do great investors say?

I listen to the Dave Ramsey show everyday – well, as much of it as I can while driving home from work.  Dave is a smart, common sense guy, and he says a ton of stuff that I agree with wholeheartedly.  You will not go wrong if you follow his advice, and I strongly urge […]

Bye-bye to buy and hold

As if the past few years haven’t been proof enough, the recent plunge in stock prices may finally shut up the chorus of buy and hold investing proponents.  I’ve been saying it for a long time, but maybe hitting people in the pocketbook is the only way to make them understand. Buy and hold is […]

“Fraidy Cat” Investor

“Fraidy Cat”?  C’mon, Walter, can’t you do better than calling people names and making fun of them when they get nervous? http://money.cnn.com/2007/11/29/pf/expert/expert.moneymag/index.htm?postversion=2007112910 Since this article was posted by Walter Updegrave on November 29th, the market (as measured by the S&P 500) is down more than 7%.  That’s more that it gained during all of 2007.  But Walter says […]