What Abraham Lincoln Can Teach You About Being a Better Investor

November 26, 2014 | Comments (0)

History sucks. Or that’s what I thought during my teens and early twenties. I actually studied ancient history as one of my high school topics and did very well. All I had to do was remember some pages and regurgitate it during exams. But that only got me so far. I only got over this [...]


Prepare to Make Money in 2015 with the Best Small Companies of 2014

November 24, 2014 | Comments (0)

Each year, Forbes releases their list of the best small companies in October. Why October? I don’t know But it does push me in the right direction of looking at new companies or to revisit old ones as it gets to the end of the year when it’s much too easy to relax and unwind. [...]


Why You Shouldn’t Worry About Market Crash 2015

November 21, 2014 | Comments (0)

(This is a guest post and may not reflect the thoughts and opinions of Old School Value) Have you been paying attention to the financial media recently? If so, you should probably kick that habit. A lot of investors follow the financial media in order to help steer their investment decisions. They look at news [...]


Ben Graham Net Net Stocks and a 7 Step Checklist to Make Money with Net Nets

November 13, 2014 | Comments (0)

Learn about the two different types of Graham Net Nets and 7 simple rules to help you make money with net nets.

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How to Apply Valuation, Moat Analysis and Uncertainty Checks to Your Investing Like Morningstar

November 11, 2014 | Comments (0)

I love Morningstar. I hope that Old School Value will be a better version of Morningstar for value investors one of these days, but until then, I always find myself using their tools. Previously, I showed you 15 of the best sites to collect ideas, but I was looking through Morningstar’s database the other day and found [...]


The Jason Zweig Special: The Intelligent Investors Weekend Read

November 8, 2014 | Comments (0)

One of the very first investment writers I came across was Jason Zweig. Graham and Buffett are obviously number 1 and 2, but I think Zweig ranks #3 for me. And that’s funny because many people don’t recognize his name, and yet, he is probably in the list of the first 10 investment writers they’ve [...]


Quick Updates on 8 Stocks I Hold

November 5, 2014 | Comments (0)

Ok I lied. I don’t hold all 8 stocks anymore. Just 5 of them. But these are the 8 that I’ve talked about on old school value and follow ups are always nice. So let’s get into it in alphabetical order. ADDvantage Technologies Group (AEY) Starting off on the wrong foot here, but AEY has [...]


Why You Shouldn’t Sell AAPL Just Yet

November 3, 2014 | Comments (0)

Well… What can I say about Apple that hasn’t been said? Everyday there are between 3-5 “new” and lengthy articles of the company. Not to mention all the news articles that flood the internet. For me, Apple is an investment where I do very little to follow it. Of all the companies I own, Apple [...]


3 Things Two Weeks of Unemployment Taught Me About Stocks and Businesses

October 30, 2014 | Comments (0)

Most of you know that I’ve finally taken the leap to run old school value full time. Boy was it humbling to be encouraged by so many people who I’ve never met in person. What’s more, you shared my excitement which makes me even more determined to make old school value a better place for [...]


I Quit My Job. I’m All in Old School Value.

October 17, 2014 | Comments (0)

Scared. Thrilled. It’s both at the moment. After a brief 10 year corporate career, I’m calling it quits. It’s taken three painstaking years to get my wife on board with the idea of pursuing old school value full time and working to grow this into a much bigger value investing resource. Old School Value was [...]

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