Entries by Ben Martinek

Tips On Financial Investing, Vehicles, and Your Paycheck

This month, I’d like to highlight the following resources on investing, vehicles, and your paycheck cycle: Read: Have you ever wondered what the benefit is of having a financial advisor for your investments, especially if you’re a do-it-yourselfer? This Vanguard client brief explains how financial advisors create value for investors. Listen: Car leasing is the most expensive way […]

Investment Portfolio Resources

This month, I’d like to highlight the following: Read: This short article “Investment Shock Absorbers” from Dimensional communicates the need to diversify your portfolio and identify the right mix of investments, all of which helps you keep on track toward your investing goals. Listen: In this podcast hosted by Meb Faber, he discusses “Why ‘Shareholder Yield’ Beats ‘Dividend […]

Financial Tips & Resources

This month, I’d like to highlight the following: Read: This article by Personal Capital showcases four tips to max out your 401k in 2017. A little planning can go a long ways! Listen: Tight on time? Take 3 minutes to listen to this address from Jesse Mecham, founder of YNAB. He discusses why most people quit budgeting (hint: update […]

Never Chase Financial Returns

Happy New Year! This month, I’d like to highlight the following: Read: A new year provides us with an opportunity to reflect on our accomplishments (and any missteps) and resolve to start afresh. Whether you make New Year’s resolutions or not, here is one resolution worth keeping: Never chase returns. This article from Morningstar shows how investors who […]