While some people manage their money impeccably, most of us are dropping the ball to some degree. Often times, it doesn’t have a serious impact, and we could just stand to be a bit better with our savings or budget a bit more tightly. For those of us really off-track, our poor money habits can […]
The job market is tough right now, and that makes it all the more important for you to stand out when applying for a job. One of the best ways to stand out is to write a cover letter that highlights your qualifications, and catches the positive attention of hiring managers. If you want to […]
No matter what your background, making a great income, saving money, and managing personal finance are important. With this in mind, we’ve discovered seven websites that can help you become an even more effective money manager. Some are brand new, while others have been newly designed. Here they are, in no particular order. The Minimalists […]
Love to be generous with your friends and family? Tired of having the gift giving and “chipping in” budget be out of control when you are scrimping and saving in every other area? It can be hard to have finally carved out the time and money to go have a little fun and have the […]
Stock Market Crash August 2014.
Reflecting on this past Thanksgiving weekend, there was a lot to be thankful for, especially if you have been long in the stock market for the past four years. Now is a time for reflection…. Read More
This article Did You Give Thanks this Weekend for the Fed’s Easy Money Policy? originally published at Investment Contrarians by George Leong
New year and time for a new post! I like to measure the performance of my investment portfolio every January to see how I’m doing. This year was a banner year for equities and my portfolio went up 19.9% which is pretty good for a 75% equity/25%…
In 1938, Mexico nationalized its oil industry, taking over all aspects from production to final distribution. This ban on ownership by foreign companies continues today; however, changes are underway.
Under the leadership of Mexico’s new president, there is a growing … Read More
This article Landmark Ruling in Mexico a Boon for These U.S. Oil Stocks? originally published at Investment Contrarians by Investment Contrarians Editor
Oil prices are heading higher on the chart with the cash West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude rallying back toward the $100.00 level after threatening to test $90.00.
Steady economic signs in the United States, China, and Japan—the three largest economies … Read More
One of the hottest investment strategy themes over the past few years has been to invest in emerging markets. For years, these markets were very attractive to investors, as these economies tended to have much higher growth rates when … Read More
This article If You Are Thinking of Investing in Emerging Markets, Here’s What You Need to Know originally published at Investment Contrarians by Investment Contrarians Editor