Basic concepts everyone needs to know, from compound interest to the stock market.
Why index investing makes sense…
What indexes and index funds are…
How to build a simple portfolio…
…and a tiny list of index funds and ETFs.
Tax Calculator …
Capital Gains Calculator
Payroll Tax Calculator (Social Security and Medicare)
Roth IRA basics,
income and contribution limits,
and a Roth IRA calculator.
Financial Statements: the Big Picture.
Learn volatility basics;
plan your life with a Monte Carlo calculator.
Modern Portfolio Theory:
understand diversification and the Efficient Frontier,
find a portfolio with the maximum Sharpe Ratio;
why index funds are theoretically optimal.
Global InterChimp Network…
Learn the logic of stock valuation
with a discounted cash flows calculator…
plus P/E, P/S and PEG ratios, CAPM, DDM … Buffett’s secret formula (?)
… and a Grahamatron with Artificial Ben-telligence.
Plus: Making Stock Market Predictions
Confused by the economy?
Try the guide to Economic Indicators;
trace the components of the Gross Domestic Product;
learn the twisty little logic of Government Spending and Tax Cuts;
use an Inflation Calculator.
Plus: compound interest calculator, more…
Does Dollar Cost Averaging make volatility “work for you”?
Do Fibonacci Numbers predict stock prices?
Is the January Effect for real?
Eggheads & germs, commies & vampires; Pols in space; How rich would Elvis be?
The Rule of 72
How to estimate compound interest, and why the estimate works.
Stock market CAGR-lator
Long-term stock market returns.
Investment Return Calculator
Totally Unrelated Diversions