Out on Vacation
I’ll be out on vacation or as my European friends say “on holiday” the first two weeks of September. I will resume writing for this blog on September 16, 2013. However, I’ll be posting an article next week about building a portfolio using Fantasy Football. Sign up for free updates in the sign-up box on right of this page. It’s free, and we will send you an e-mail letting you know when new articles are posted. Please to continue asking questions in the comment section. I’m sure that I’ll be popping in occasionally during my break. Happy Labor Day!
UPOD = under promise and over deliver is a habit that is common to winners. As an eclectic investor, I have been able to profit handsomely from this habit. Let’s break down UPOD to its two components. Under promise Have you seen in Star Trek, when the USS Enterprise was in trouble and Captain Kirk […]
In a previous post I mentioned my reasons for owning a small business. In this post I am going to review my preferred way of getting one. Many people believe that to become an entrepreneur one must start a business. This is not true. There is another option: buying it. I’ve done both. I’ve bought […]
“I’ve reluctantly discarded the notion of my continuing to manage the portfolio after my death—abandoning my hope to give new meaning to the term “thinking outside the box.”
Be curious. Identify attributes of successful companies and keep an eye out for them repeating in other companies. What do I mean by this? When I invest, it is not enough to only review the financial statements. I’m on the lookout for, what I call “business rhymes”. These are characteristics of successful businesses that appear […]
“The four most dangerous words in investing are: ‘this time it’s different.’”
During my eclectic investment journey, I’ve learned from three stock investment styles. They have become core members of my investment toolkit. These three styles have enabled me to confidently invest in equities. I have also applied them to other investments. By knowing and applying elements of each, I am able to find investment opportunities and […]