To diversify my investments, I’ve been thinking about adding a telecommunications company (telco) to my portfolio, namely, one or more of the “big three”. Most personal finance and investing gurus have advocated this in some shape or form since holding…

ATM fees and surcharges are only moving in one direction (up!), so while the amounts might seem insignificant (maybe $1.50 or $2.00 per transaction), think about it this way…you’re paying almost a 5% premium to grab 40 bones out of…

While definitions will vary slightly and some are more detailed than others, I define Exchange Traded Funds (ETFs) this way: an investment product that acts like a stock but also like a mutual fund that can be bought and sold…

About four months ago, I started personal finance blogging full-tilt and launched this site. As my passion for personal finance has grown; using this site to log my perspectives, opinions and my (do-it-myself) approach to financial independence, I’ve come to appreciate…