In light of the recent volatile market action, it’s time to visit a personal finance saying of “Elevator down, stairs up” that we are hearing more and more. So in this posting, let’s explore the meaning of this saying, see if we can apply this to personal finance? So what exactly is “Elevator down, stairs… Read More Personal Finance “Elevator Down, Stairs Up”
Wow is 2020 off to a volatile start! It is quite possible that 2020 may be a down year overall or at least displaying increased volatility – It’s anyone’s guess what happens next. Dow Jones – Losing 12%+ in one week However, if we refer to our last post, we defined the different types of… Read More Investment Losses – Do you need a market “shock absorber”?
Part 1 – Introduction to Risk In personal finance, everyone hopes that their investments shoot straight up forever without any issues…However, reality is not nearly so predictable / linear and sometimes things just happen because they do. Over the past year, the global and specifically the US stock markets have experienced an almost relentless path… Read More Protecting Your Investments – Introduction to Risk