Do stocks Compound interest?

Today we are going to look at the statement, “stocks compound interest” and determine whether it is true. First, let’s define compound interest. There are certain components and requirements for an investment to compound interest. If it doesn’t meet those requirements, then we say it doesn’t compound interest. Components of Compound Interest Initial Investment Fixed…

The case against 100% stocks

One common piece of advice for young investors is to have a portfolio consisting of 100% stocks. This portfolio offers no diversification into bonds or precious metals. For older investors, this approach goes against another common philosophy of having your age in bonds or (age-20) in bonds. I’ve personally never liked generic formulas for portfolio…

Ingles Stock

Ingles Stock

About Ingles Grocery: Ingles is a grocery store chain in the South Eastern United States. I used to shop there years ago; however, my local store closed down about 8 years ago and now there isn’t one near me. They used to have some really great Country Ham (ok, I know this is about stocks,…

ITOT vs VTI

ITOT vs VTI

Comparing Total Market ETF’s – ITOT and VTI Today we’re going to look at two of the most popular TOTAL MARKET ETF’s, ITOT and VTI. I’ll preface by stating I own ITOT in my Traditional IRA account; here’s a prior blog where I talked about it: ITOT ETF I think every portfolio needs a good…

9 Stock Investing Tips

9 Stock Investing Tips

Stock Investing Tips and Mistakes I learned from Chasing Dividends: Do not chase DIVIDENDS. You will Under perform the market. Look at the following ETF’s-ITOT vs NOBL vs DGRO. You will find that taking on the additional risk of a concentrated dividend portfolio did not provide you with any additional rewards this year. The more…