When I was growing up and first learned about dividends, I thought it was the greatest thing that I had ever heard to be true. "You mean if you own some stock, you can really get paid cash every so often, and potentially live off of it?" No doubt, I was hearing about people who were making thousands in dividends. Wouldn't that be nice? It wasn't until later I learned how much stock you would need to be able to live off of dividends, and even later still did I learn that maybe dividends aren't the greatest thing in the world. … [Read more...] about Dividends or no dividends?
Investing. Warren Buffett
Why do we invest? The main reasons is that we forgo current use of resources for the potential of more in the future. Many new to investing are focused on making a quick return. This of course, would be nice (to get rich quick) but often people get poor, very quickly chasing this goal. A time-tested strategy in the stock market is by value investing. We all hear about the great legendary investors, Warren Buffett, Charlie Munger, Benjamin Graham, among many others. They all have their own investment intricacies, but when it comes down to it, value is at their strategies' core. So why not enjoy life, while making a solid return? … [Read more...] about Why SleepyCapital?