In December of 2017, Dividend Growth Investor (DGI) asked me if I wanted to bet against Warren Buffett. Well, kind of. Allow me to explain. Buffett's Big Bet Way back in 2007, Buffett challenged the hedge fund industry to a bet. All the hedge funds had to do was beat the S&P 500 over a 10 year period. Buffett didn't get many takers, but he crushed those that took up … [Read more...] about My Warren Buffett Bet: Year One Is In The Bag (And I’m Winning)
I still hold a lot of individual stocks from my days as a stock picker: I have $72,000 invested in Berkshire Hathaway which will do well when the world stays the same: Berkshire Hathaway's holdings are mostly large, stable companies (Heinz Ketchup, a railroad, Geico). Warren and Charlie are betting that the world (at least how it relates to their holdings) stays the … [Read more...] about Berkshire Hathaway 2018 Meeting: Buffett Makes A Strong Case For Indexing
In an effort to be happier, I'm working at being mindful of all of the great things going on in my life and beyond. It isn't easy, but these post help me ignore the crap and focus on all that is good. Warren Buffett Warren Buffett released his annual Berkshire Hathaway letter last Saturday. It's impossible to read it and not be happy and optimistic. Here are some of my … [Read more...] about Friday Mindfulness: Wonderful Warren, Pianos and NYC Pizza
Today is the 49th edition of our periodic guest post series called 10 Questions. We have a list of 17 questions we pose to fellow financial bloggers, and they are free to pick and choose 10 or answer all of them. Let us know if you would like to be featured in a future edition of 10 Questions. Today's 10 Questions features Nate from InvestmentZen. Nate is an interesting cat. … [Read more...] about 10 Questions with InvestmentZen
A couple people have asked me what happened to the Thursday Rant. It isn't gone! Tune in next week. Or maybe not; this is sort of a rant... How did you like that title? Pathetic, swarmy clickbait, right? Absolutely. I threw up in my mouth a little just typing it. This is the nonsense that the mainstream media publishes every day to trick your lizard brain. And some very smart … [Read more...] about The 5 Stocks You Must Buy NOW!