Category Archives: Investing

Investing Outside of Wall Street – On the (new?) rule on legal aliens

As some of you may have noticed, I have been posting blogs monthly on two independent categories: Investing Outside of Wall Street War, Peace, and Gratitude Today, for the first time since my inaugural blog in 2012, the “Investing Outside … Continue reading

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Investing Outside of Wall Street – Getting serious about publishing book #2

I’m facing a fork in the road.  I used to say, “My book #2 is not going to be published until and unless I will have met my goal.”  And I’ve stuck with it – so far. My stubborn self … Continue reading

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Investing Outside of Wall Street – Words of wisdom from Winston Churchill

Do you sometimes feel like a gerbil on a spinning wheel – working hard every day, yet getting nowhere?  I sure do.  I like the business that I run and what I do to make it work.  In terms of … Continue reading

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Investing Outside of Wall Street – Sugarcoating the real issue; i.e., the underfunded liabilities

Imagine, first, that you have been devoting every waking moment of your life to be financially self-sufficient in your retirement since when the dot-com bubble burst.  During that same period, one of the worst financial disasters happened in the market, … Continue reading

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Investing Outside of Wall Street – A cash-flow refresher course

In February, I wrote about how our new business venture, selling on Amazon, was put on hold.  The fact that I ran out of cash – to keep the business running – bothered me a lot.  I did all the … Continue reading

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Investing Outside of Wall Street – A shiny-object syndrome

When I decided to become my own boss in late 2004, I knew exactly WHY I chose to go on this journey and where the destination was.  What I did not know was HOW I was going to get there.  … Continue reading

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Investing Outside of Wall Street – Pausing, not giving up on, Amazon business!

Sometimes, it’s tough to swallow being equity rich and cash poor.  How our household finances became this way is a whole different topic.  Let’s just say that, for multiple reasons, the year 2008 had a lot to do with it … Continue reading

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Investing Outside of Wall Street – Health Savings Account

***Disclaimer: I am neither an attorney nor an accountant. Before choosing to implement any investment concepts, you must seek the advice of professionals who understand the specific investment tool you intend to incorporate. This is equally true when using your … Continue reading

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Investing Outside of Wall Street – The tariff conundrum

For a little over a year, David and I have been working on an e-commerce project which has nothing to do with real estate. You might be wondering, “Why?” My November 2017 post answers the question. During the Obama administration, … Continue reading

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Investing Outside of Wall Street – Fraudulent cases I have encountered

As a refresher to those who may not remember, the year 2000 was when the technology bubble burst.  That event was the trigger of my eventual journey into making my own investment decisions – rather than relying on faceless people … Continue reading

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