Worried About the Market? Protect Yourself with Valuation.

April 19, 2018 | Read Now

What You’ll Learn

– Why value investing is hard when the market keeps going up
– The type of noise you need to to ignore
– What type of advice to listen to
– Why valuation is key to any investment success

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Common Investing Mistakes to Avoid Like the Plague

April 18, 2018 | Read Now

I’ve written about this before, and seeing as how I’m the least perfect investor, allow me to share some of my common investing mistakes.

It’s time to confess.

My Common Investing Mistakes You Should Avoid

How to Value Stocks Using Absolute PE Model

April 12, 2018 | Read Now

What You Will Learn
– How to Value Stock Like a PRO Using the Absolute PE Model
– How to Apply the Core Principles of the PE Model and Stop Relying on Relative Valuations
– What are the Advantages and Disadvantages of the PE Model and Why You should Know it

Facebook is Not Worth $169

March 26, 2018 | Read Now

What You’ll Learn
– News about Cambridge Analytica is non-material to FB as an investment.
– 2 fundamental indicators showing just how strong FB is.
– A look at the different valuation methods used to show whether FB is a buy or not.

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Old School Value Nugget Fest

Old School Value Nugget Fest (Mar 13th Edition)

March 13, 2018 | Read Now

Plane rides are super uncomfortable but I enjoy it because it’s the occasional chance where there are no distractions.

No pinging, no buzzing, no email, no internet. Nothing. Great time to catch up on some reading while on the plane to Chicago this weekend. The book for this flight was “Good Stocks Cheap”.

Let me tell you what’s good about it.

How to Use the Cash Conversion Cycle to Analyze Stocks

March 5, 2018 | Read Now

What You’ll Learn

– What type of deep insight you get analyzing cash conversion cycles
– How to interpret and compare the CCC ratio
– The effect of negative cash conversion cycle
– Does the CCC affect stock prices?
– Analyzing COST vs WMT vs TGT vs BIG

Walmart is Not the Perfect Stock. So What?

February 26, 2018 | Read Now

What You’ll Learn
– Why the recent headlines are wrong
– What type of growth to expect from Walmart
– The fair value range for Walmart in its current state

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How to Use Inventory Analysis to Predict Future Stock Returns

February 21, 2018 | Read Now

What You’ll Learn

– Why fundamental inventory analysis is important
– Why inventory is not all equal
– How to breakdown and analyze inventory

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The $1000 Portfolio Turn of Events

February 19, 2018 | Read Now

What You’ll Learn
– Update on the positions and current performance
– What’s been going on with the portfolio in early 2018
– A change of events in the portfolio

Does Quality and Value Matter for Juniper Networks?

February 11, 2018 | Read Now

What You’ll Learn
– Whether Juniper Networks is worth buying
– What the Quality, Value and Growth factors show
– Why it’s important to not get stuck in the numbers

Continue reading…

Free resources to discover

Download 3 free stock calculator spreadsheets following the methods we use for our DCF, Grahams Formula and DuPont Analysis.

Understand the value of a stock as well as a deeper dive into how ROE is calculated.


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Download a PDF of an independent study performed to validate and evaluate the performance of our Action Score Stock Grading and Valuation tool. Statiscal data with easy to understand explanations on how to interpret the data. See how the stock grading system works and leverage the work to pick winning stocks.


Action Score Stock Grader Validation and Test

See how you can leverage the Old School Value stock grading and valuation tool to achieve market beating returns to generate a bigger portfolio. We disclose the 2016 performance and disclose how to piggyback our proven scoring and ratings system.


Action Score Stock Grader Performance

Enjoy our various list of value focused, free pre-defined stock screens.

Based on the ideas of Graham, Buffett, Greenblatt and other strategies.

Updated weekly.


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A recommended reading list for anyone interested in fundamental analysis and value investing.

Each book is categorized into difficult.


9 value investing blogs that we highly recommend.

Excellent quality with a focus on education.


If you are running low on ideas of want to jumpstart your idea brain, check out these sites.

We have collected the best sites that offer quality stock ideas without any sales or being pushy.


From books, to websites, to podcasts, newsletters and more, we list the 60 best investing resources related to value investing you would be crazy to miss.


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