Monday, October 29, 2018

Are REITs a Good Investment?

Investors looking for ways to diversify their portfolio may find that REITs are recommended. This post will attempt to answer the following questions:

What Are REITs?
Are REITs a good investment?
What types of investors should consider REITs?
What are the risks of investing in REITs?
What REITs should I invest in?

Thursday, October 18, 2018

Why Should I Invest in Corporate Bonds?

Investing in corporate bonds is a good way to add income and stability to your investment portfolio. However, many people do not understand why they should invest in corporate bonds. Let’s take a look at some questions people have about corporate bonds, and at some answers.

Thursday, October 11, 2018

Review of Finances: 3rd Quarter 2018

As I set down to write this, the stock market has fallen precipitously in the last week.  Nevertheless these are the figures as of the end of September, 2018.

About 10% of our income automatically goes into our 401k accounts, and in the last three months, that's been about it.  On the spending side, my daughter and I went to New York City and ended up with extra expenses for the plane ride home when our original flight was cancelled due to weather.  I also took a weekend trip to Dallas with college friends.  The start of school and all those fees also hit our bank account.

Let's take a look at the investments: