What is an ETF? You might hear the term thrown around often when people talk about investing, but what does it actually mean? ETF is short for “Exchange Traded Fund.” It is a collection of securities (like stocks & bonds) that can easily be traded just like an ordinary stock. ETFs often track certain sectors… Continue reading What is an ETF?
Month: November 2021
How Will the Stock Market React to the Omicron Variant?
How will the stock market react to the Omicron variant? We’re all hearing about the latest Covid variant, Omicron, in the news. Are you letting that affect your long-term investment plan? Maybe taking a look at how the market performed last year, when Covid first became a concern, can help put things into perspective. For… Continue reading How Will the Stock Market React to the Omicron Variant?
Save Money By Buying Used Books
Do you spend too much money on books? Well, good news! You can save money by buying used books, like here at The Book Trader in Old City. When I say “used” I don’t mean ruined. I just mean that someone else has owned them. They’re still fine! Most books I find here are still… Continue reading Save Money By Buying Used Books
Don’t Show Up Empty Handed
Is someone else hosting you for Thanksgiving? If so, don’t show up empty handed. Hosting for the holidays isn’t just a ton of work, it can get expensive too. Turkey, side dishes, appetizers, desserts and alcohol don’t just appear out of thin air. Your host has probably spent a lot of their time and effort,… Continue reading Don’t Show Up Empty Handed
Hiking at Brandywine Creek State Park
Today we went hiking at Brandywine Creek State Park. Just 40 minutes from Philadelphia, this is a great little park for an afternoon outside. This is the second time for us hiking at Brandywine Creek State Park, and both times we hardly saw anyone else on the trail; it was nice and quiet. Just how… Continue reading Hiking at Brandywine Creek State Park