Tag Archives: finance

Is Now a Good Time to Invest? Yes!

Is Now a Good Time to Invest? Yes! by Jeff Holland{3:00 minutes to read} Everyday, the stock market has an expected rate of return. This means that on the day that you invest, you have the potential to earn an expected rate of return.

If you wait for that “perfect” time and hold off, you miss capitalizing on the market’s rates of returns.

When it comes to investing, you’re either in or you’re out.

Continue reading

Relax, the Year is Almost Over

Relax, the Year is Almost Over by Jeff Holland{1 minute to read} Enjoy the holiday season! The election is over. The year is almost over. Don’t think about your money. Let your money work for you. Markets are always priced to have a positive expected rate of return. The media and your neighbor or friend are always going to try to scare you or get you to do something. But you should follow the plan that you have in place.

Continue reading

Clinton, or Trump? The Market Doesn’t Care

Clinton, or Trump? The Market Doesn’t Care by Jeff Holland{1:50 minutes to read} While the Presidential election is very important to the United States, its impact on one’s long term planning is zero.

The election is very contentious. People have their personal preference over the candidates. Many people despise Donald Trump, and many people despise Hillary Clinton.

Continue reading

Expect Price Fluctuations

Expect Price Fluctuations by Jeff Holland{Read in 1:50 minutes} Price fluctuations are a normal part of investing.

The stock market can go up any given year, but the price fluctuations within each day, week or month can go up or down. Long-term investors shouldn’t equate those granular ups and downs with overall risk in a portfolio. Risk is a permanent loss of capital.

Continue reading

Trust Market Prices

Trust Market Prices by Jeff HollandDon’t let outside noise interfere with your long-term plan.

The market effectively enables competition among many market participants who voluntarily agree to transact. This trading aggregates a vast amount of dispersed information and drives it into security prices. In 2015, 98.6 million trades a day took place in World Equity Trading and the dollar volume was $447.3 billion a day. (Source: World Federation of Exchanges)

Continue reading