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  • Justin Amash Money Bomb Today - July 8th, 2010

    Today presents a fantastic fundraising opportunity for the Liberty movement. Justin Amash, who recently won the endorsement of the Club for Growth, is described by the press as being a serious contender in a two-way race. Amash’s status as a viable candidate is bolstered by recent attacks in the established media against his campaign. For […]

  • Smackdown: Keynes vs. Hayek - July 8th, 2010

    An interesting discussion is ongoing at Daily Kos over the merits of Keynesian economic thought. VA Classical Liberal writes: If John Maynard Keynes and F.A. Hayek got into a fight, who’d win? If it was a real knock-down, drag-out brawl, my money would be on Keynes. At 6’ 6”, he’s got the size, the weight […]

  • How To Stay Sure In An Unsure Time - July 31st, 2008

    What a ride it has been the past few weeks on the market!  Freddie and Fannie have now cajoled the government into providing a bailout; meanwhile, Bennigan’s, Steve and Barry’s, and other companies began closing their doors.  In such a volatile time, how do we remain confident that we’ve made the proper investment choices?  Remember, […]

  • The Benefits of Dividends: Part One - July 5th, 2008

    The above chart indicates exactly why many investors, smartly, look for stocks that pay dividends.  Dividends are simply a method for companies to deliver a portion of their profits to shareholders; however, the consistency and strength of a given dividend often reflects the strengths of the companies.  Investors often view dividend-paying stocks with greater confidence, […]

  • The Market: Should We Cue The Violins? - June 27th, 2008

    Yesterday, the Dow Jones Industrial fell over 3 percentage points, a drop of well over 300 points. Sadly, these kinds of swings hurt small investors far more than they do institutional investors; many individuals see the large drop and immediately sell. On the surface, such a move makes sense. Rather than face further losses, one […]

  • The Free Investor: Inaugural Edition - June 13th, 2008

    [This is the first article in a new financial oriented weekly column here at Liberty Maven by Alex Drummond entitled “The Free Investor“. We will be adding a new section of the site dedicated to this column soon. Alex explains the idea behind the column in this first installment. It will be published each Friday. […]