BEST ONLINE BROKERS

Every year, the venerable financial weekly, BARRON’S, publishes a list of the best online brokers of the year. Subscribing to Barron’s is EXPENSIVE–$20 a month–so I am going to give you their info for free. However, if you get serious about investing, you should consider a subscription because, unlike a site like Nerd Wallet, which…

De Tokeville: So You Want to Invest in Marijuana?

I never liked pot when I was younger. But these days, just two glasses makes me feel like hell the next morning.  Enter marijuana. Or, to be more specific, gummies, which are so much milder and great for putting you right to sleep. Marijuana and menopause? Just say yes. If a square like me thinks…

Active vs. Passive Investing

If you’re looking to invest in the stock market these days, chances are you’ve been told to put your money in an index fund. What does that mean? Basically, an index fund is a fund that operates under a set of principles, i.e. this fund is going to invest in large cap companies or small…

Debtor’s Prison

There are a lot of people out there who will tell you how to get out of debt. They have tricks and systems, like only use cash, but what they don’t address is the fundamental question of why you got into debt. To answer that question, you need to go deep into your psyche and…