Investment Advice

If you had spent $1,000.00 in shares in Delta Airlines one year ago, you would have $49.00 today!

If you had spent $1,000.00 in shares in AIG one year ago, you would have $33.00 today.

If you had spent $1,000.00 in shares in Lehman Brothers one year ago, you would have $0.00 today.

But, if you had purchased $1,000.00 worth of beer one year ago, drank all the beer, then turned in the aluminum cans for the recycling refund, you would have received $214.00.

Based on the above, the best current investment plan is to drink heavily and recycle.

It is called the 401- Keg plan.

And, as a bonus… a recent study found that the average American walks about 900 miles a year. Another study found that on average Americans drink 22 gallons of alcohol per year. That means that the average American gets about 41 miles to the gallon!

Makes you proud to be an American doesn’t it!

Hat tip: Jerry T.
Image Credit: Idaho Mortgage Lending

  48 comments for “Investment Advice

  1. Ann
    October 3, 2015 at 3:43 am

    I think Wade will like the sounds of this investment plan. The nice thing about it is that even children can start working on investing in the future by starting with coke.

    • October 3, 2015 at 10:51 am

      Yes they can Ann. πŸ™‚

  2. Ann
    October 3, 2015 at 3:44 am

    I forgot to ask, Wade gives all our cans to a friend. I wonder if we can write that off as a charitable deduction? …..LOL

    • October 3, 2015 at 10:52 am

      In this economy I doubt it. πŸ™‚

  3. October 3, 2015 at 3:50 am

    We drink to that. Cheers d-)

    • October 3, 2015 at 10:52 am

      I'll drink to almost anything. πŸ™‚

  4. October 3, 2015 at 4:15 am

    401- Keg? d-) Thank fully, we are proud to live in 'Merica!

    bahahahaha! I will definitely share the beer humor with my favorite bil later. He had a business golf tournament thingy nearby and that means we get him all to ourselves until Sunday.

    Have yourself a funtabulous day, hon. xoxo

    • October 3, 2015 at 10:53 am

      So that's your special guest this weekend. Awesome. πŸ™‚

  5. October 3, 2015 at 4:23 am

    Lmao Cheers! Sandee y-)

    Have a slurptastic Saturday g-)

    • October 3, 2015 at 10:53 am

      And cheers to you too Steve. πŸ™‚

  6. October 3, 2015 at 4:24 am

    Now that is good, redneck logic for sure! Hahaha. Cheers! Dick is gonna love it.

    Big hugs from rainy jawjah, honey…

    • October 3, 2015 at 10:53 am

      I love redneck logic. It's my favorite kind of logic. πŸ™‚

  7. October 3, 2015 at 4:53 am

    I don't drink so I can see I have some catching up to do.

    • October 3, 2015 at 10:54 am

      Yes, but you walk so you're doing your part. πŸ™‚

  8. October 3, 2015 at 5:11 am

    Such a great plan. Sounds like a winner to me. Nothing better than a cold beer and you can make money too. Sandee, you and Zane and Little Bit have a great day.

    • October 3, 2015 at 10:54 am

      I'm not a beer drinker, but one good cold one with pizza works for me. πŸ™‚

  9. October 3, 2015 at 6:21 am

    I'm a Canadian and doesn't drink beer so I guess that tells me that my plan is OK. Ha,ha,ha.
    Have a fantastic Saturday Sandee. Say hi to Zane & Little Bit for me. See ya.

    Cruisin Paul

    • October 3, 2015 at 10:54 am

      You're doing fine Paul. Yes you are. πŸ™‚

  10. October 3, 2015 at 7:02 am

    I like the beach, I walk on solar power.

    • October 3, 2015 at 10:55 am

      Solar power is good and you're doing it right. πŸ™‚

  11. October 3, 2015 at 7:06 am

    Good one honey!

    • October 3, 2015 at 10:55 am

      Thanks honey, it's good to see you visit again. I've missed you. πŸ™‚

  12. October 3, 2015 at 7:14 am

    Darn. I gave up beer because of the carbs. Maybe they'll find a way I can make money drinking vodka πŸ˜‰

    To quote the movie "Team America: World Police" … 'Merica, F**k Yeah

    • October 3, 2015 at 10:55 am

      Vodka is way better than beer anyway. πŸ™‚

  13. October 3, 2015 at 7:31 am

    Smart advice! Make money and do something good for the environment. This is a plan that I can get behind!

    • October 3, 2015 at 10:56 am

      It's a plan most of us can get behind. πŸ™‚

  14. October 3, 2015 at 8:10 am

    I don't have emission controls.

  15. October 3, 2015 at 8:32 am

    this is great! Have a super duper day! Big hugs to you, Zane and Little Bit!

    • October 3, 2015 at 10:56 am

      Thanks honey and big hugs to you, Russel and Miss Lucy. πŸ™‚

  16. October 3, 2015 at 8:42 am

    Sandee, I don't invest in shares and I do not beer. So I guess I am a lousy investor! It doesn't sounds like an exciting life! Lol!

    • October 3, 2015 at 10:57 am

      No, you're smarter than the rest of us. πŸ™‚

  17. October 3, 2015 at 9:56 am

    Love this, Sandee! πŸ™‚

    • October 3, 2015 at 10:57 am

      I'm glad Linda. πŸ™‚

  18. October 3, 2015 at 10:13 am

    Never knew that Vodka got such great mileage!

    • October 3, 2015 at 10:57 am

      Well, I didn't either and now we both know. πŸ™‚

  19. October 3, 2015 at 11:03 am

    So THAT's how a person becomes "green" – just drink 22 gallons of booze a year!

    • October 3, 2015 at 11:06 am

      Apparently so Alec. πŸ™‚

  20. October 3, 2015 at 3:31 pm

    Heeheehee! There are a few people i know who might make use of this advice!

    • October 4, 2015 at 8:10 am

      There's a lot more than a few here. πŸ™‚

  21. October 3, 2015 at 7:06 pm

    Make my gallons ice cream. Lol!
    401- Keg plan. Love it!

    • October 4, 2015 at 8:09 am

      I think I'd rather have the ice cream too. πŸ™‚

  22. October 3, 2015 at 10:48 pm

    My favorite part of this was the math at the end. Although 401-Keg is pretty hilarious.

    • October 4, 2015 at 8:09 am

      Some people are so creative with this kind of stuff. πŸ™‚

  23. October 4, 2015 at 5:41 am

    Fabulous analysis!

    • October 4, 2015 at 8:09 am

      It certainly is. πŸ™‚

  24. October 5, 2015 at 11:54 am

    I believe in chocolate investing for similar reasons.

    • October 5, 2015 at 2:55 pm

      Works for me. πŸ™‚

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