Free E-Book: Serious Money by Richard Ferri

If you’re new here, please check out what my site’s about. I also encourage you to get free Dough Roller updates from my RSS feed or via e-mail. Thanks for stopping by! I came across this free E-book the other day and wanted to pass it on to you. It’s called Serous Money and is […]


How To Buy The Warren Buffett Mutual Fund

A few days ago, Motley Fool published an article entitled, The Warren Buffett Mutual Fund. Now, just to be clear, Warren Buffett runs Berkshire Hathaway, not a mutual fund. But the article pointed out that investing in Berkshire can be difficult, because a single A share of the company will set you back a cool […]


10 Surefire Ways to Spend More Than You Make

Are you struggling to spend all of your money each month? Do you get to the end of the month, only to learn that cash is just sitting there in your checking account? Well if you’ve got this problem (and who doesn’t?) here are 10 surefire solutions: Stop Tracking Your Spending: When I see a […]


Asset Allocation in Action–Domestic vs. International Mutual Funds

This has been a hot topic as of late. How much should one invest in international or foreign stocks? Let me first say that the question, as phrased, is a touch on the arrogant side. We Americans just assume that everybody knows that by domestic we mean U.S. stocks. I guess everybody does understand that, […]


How Much to Invest in Stocks and Bonds

The allocation of your investments between stock and bond mutual funds is one of the most important asset allocation decisions you’ll make. Fortunately, there are some really easy to apply rules of thumb to help us make a reasonable decision. Before we get to how much to invest in stocks vs bonds, however, here are […]


Asset Allocation in Action–Why Bother?

Picking the right asset allocation for your situation is as important as picking specific mutual funds. Your asset allocation will determine in large part how risky your portfolio is and what returns you can reasonably expect. Over the next week, we’ll look at allocating your investments between various asset classes (e.g., stocks and bonds, large […]