Can you find serenity in investing?

The serenity statement can be very helpful in investing. It can be found in various guises in different religious and philosophical traditions, and goes something like this: Grant me the serenity to accept the things I cannot change, the courage to change the things I can, and the wisdom to know the difference. It’s a …

Investing Advice from Warren Buffett

“And if they insist on trying to time their participation in equities, they should try to be fearful when others are greedy and greedy only when others are fearful.” Warren Buffett is a noted multibillionaire investor who runs Berkshire Hathaway, which is essentially a company that owns other companies and profits from their profits. The …

The stock market is dropping! What to do?

It’s sometimes hard to remember that you have a plan when the stock market is dropping, but here are a few things to consider before you decide to begin selling your stocks while the market is down. It’s better for the portfolio to avoid selling in a drop, since you might be selling at a …

Why is the new fiduciary rule important?

First of all, what is a fiduciary? The legal definition is that a fiduciary is acting as a trustee on someone else’s behalf, and several legal duties follow from this. Similarly in investing, a fiduciary is someone who is required to put the client’s interest ahead of their own.   The standard for an investment …

Welcome to making your financial life fabulous!

Many women don’t feel confident about their finances. Fab Fem Finance aims to change that, by providing knowledge on personal financial planning that you can easily use. Topics range from basics like budgeting to more advanced ones such as estate planning. We give you the information that you need to make smart decisions, empowering you …