Stock Investing Thoughts

Before everyone goes and labels me a stock market hater, just know that I’m rooting for equities to do well and have absolutely no interest in seeing the economy (and stocks) tanking. After all, I’m [click to continue…]


Not a Believer… (December 27, 2018)

by FI Fighter on December 26, 2018

in Stock Investing Thoughts

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… In this stock [click to continue…]


Holy Toledo, this market sell-off/hysteria/nightmare is getting real UGLY, fast! Outside of cash, almost nothing is safe these days… Now, I realize that general equities and investors/speculators have been beyond blessed in recent memory, staging an almost unbelievable bull market (lasting ~decade), but as the saying [click to continue…]


When it comes to investing, everyone knows that they should invest without emotion… but over time, I think we all quickly learn that to actually do that in real-life is a near impossible task. I have no problem admitting that my emotions have gotten the better of me on many occasions, and I have no doubts that they will cause me to make even more bad decisions in the future… We are all [click to continue…]


When it comes to early financial independence, most everyone who starts on the journey wants to focus on passive income/cash flow. It is understandable why too — When you receive a periodic payment/distribution of income it is psychologically rewarding (you feel all warm and fuzzy inside). Although it is never the case, it essentially feels like you are earning “free” money. And that is precisely the reason why I believe most everyone out there is actively chasing for yield, with little or [click to continue…]


When it comes to early FI (and well, I guess life in general), it’s human nature and tendency to look at things from a linear perspective… I think that’s probably why when somebody actually gets to early FI and then reflects back they’re kind of left scratching their head and wondering:

Oh shit, what the hell just happened?

I can vouch for that because that’s kind of how it went for me… I was just some regular [click to continue…]



Everyone claims to LOVE a good firesale… Well, beginning tomorrow morning, investors should get their wish…

Right now, chaos [click to continue…]



So, just when everybody thought they knew what was going to happen next, the markets in turn said, “Just kidding… Haha, I sure fooled you, didn’t I?

As ALWAYS, the retail investor can only be found [click to continue…]



Lehman Brothers 2.0? When it comes to the atrocity that is Deutsche Bank (DB), it sure is looking more and more like it with each passing day…

Shares of DB hit yet another 52-week low in yesterday’s trading [click to continue…]



Buy and Hold Forever is by far the most popular and talked about strategy being utilized by the retail investor to reach early FI. It has been repeated ad nauseum across the blogosphere, especially among the most [click to continue…]


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