When you think about how you are investing, it’s important to consider various angles, and various uses of your time and resources. As you figure out where you want to invest, and what you want to invest in, it’s a good idea to take a step back and think things through. These posts from around the blogosphere will help you out:
- When to Use a Financial Advisor: Mike at Oblivious Investor provides helpful information on when it might be a good idea to use a financial advisor. While answer a reader question, he might be answering yours.
- Paying off Debt is the BEST Investment: Eddie Kadic offers a guest post, on Dividend Ninja, about the importance of paying of debt. If you have debt, paying it off can be the best investment you make.
- Time or Money?: The Passive Income Earner has an interesting look at time vs. money. Would you rather take the time to perform some chore, or pay someone else to do it? What is your time worth, and how are you investing it?
- Using Reward Programs To Your Advantage: Dividend Mantra takes a look at how your efforts to rack up the rewards might pay off. With the right strategy, a rewards program can be a good investment.
- How to Tell the Difference Between a Ride in the Markets and When You are About to Lose Serious Money: Mike at The Dividend Guy takes a look at the difference between down markets, and a bad investment. Understand the difference before you invest.
- Should tracking error sway the choice between ETFs and index funds?: The Investor at Monevator takes a look at tracking error. A look at tracking error can help you as you decide how to invest in index funds and/or ETFs.
- Valuation-Informed Indexing #67: It’s Arrogance to Think You Cannot Beat the Market: Rob Bennett, at Value Walk, offers a look at the concept of “You can’t beat the market.” It’s an interesting take on what’s become an industry standard.