One of the most popular ways to invest is to purchase so-called Exchange-Traded Funds, or short, ETFs. The concept is simple and quickly explained. It is basically a similar structure to a regular fund, where stocks of companies are being purchased into the fund and then being sold to potential investors as one product. The … Continue reading About ETF Investing and DRIP
To be frank, I expected 2019 to be a good year. I was hoping the POTUS to get to some kind of arrangement with everyone, even if this would only mean that people learn how to handle his very specific character. But as we can see, the situation is completely out of control. We have … Continue reading Opportunities on the rise
Today is the 12th of May, which means that today is the last day of the 19th week of this year. This, in turn, means that we have only 33 weeks left until it's New Year's Eve again. Time is short. I have fulfilled one of my targets for 2019 and took a break in-between … Continue reading Thinking about inflation
Over the last couple of months, I have started to reduce my social media presence and to close many of my online accounts. My Facebook account has been deleted (I seriously didn't miss it a single day), and the same thing happened to my Twitter account and AirBnB. As I move closer towards my goal … Continue reading Dividend Stocks make your worries go away
Conservative investors or people who believe that stocks are too risky often prefer to put their hard earned money in real estate. The usual arguments are always the same and go something along those lines: It's a "real" asset, meaning that you can touch it, you can see it, you can visit it or live … Continue reading The Power of Cash-Flow
I decided a few months back to open a stock account for my wife. I am not a big fan of shared or joined accounts and prefer if everyone has his/her own fair share of independence. Therefore, while we keep our bank accounts separate, it only makes sense that she also has her own source … Continue reading Trading stocks in Thailand
As the calendar has continued to roll into March, we are quickly approaching the dividend season in Germany. While most companies in the US pay out a dividend every 3 months, German companies do so only once a year. One could argue about which system is better or worse, but that's a topic for another … Continue reading The dividend season is coming!