Real Estate

7 Things To Consider Before Making Your First Real Estate Investment

7 Things To Consider Before Making Your First Real Estate Investment

Investing in real estate can be a good strategy, no matter what your end goals are. It could be an outlet to generate revenue through rental properties, an opportunity to cash in on property appreciation in a lucrative area, or just a chance to build equity while paying for your living expenses. That said, real estate never […]

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The Gradual And Then Sudden Collapse Of The Housing Market

The Gradual And Then Sudden Collapse Of The Housing Market

“How did you go bankrupt?” Bill asked. “Two ways,” Mike said. “Gradually and then suddenly.” – “A Farewell To Arms” – Hemingway Zillow Group stock plunged 24% this morning after reporting Q3 numbers that missed revenue and net income estimates. In addition, the Company revised Q4 lower. ZG is down 52% after hitting an all-time […]

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5 Great REITs To Buy As Inflation Surges

5 Great REITs To Buy As Inflation Surges

These REITs have the goods to beat inflation One of the biggest misconceptions in investing has to do with real estate investment trusts (REITs) and rising interest rates. As a high-yielding security — thanks to their tax structures — dividend-hungry people often look for REITs to buy to pad their portfolios. However, common wisdom is […]

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Personal Finance

Is Early Retirement Using Stealth Wealth Gaming The System?

Is Early Retirement Using Stealth Wealth Gaming The System?

I have been told by some people who I’m routinely in contact with that I’m hard to figure out. I’m always dressed casually, drive some older but uniquely memorable cars, and they know I don’t work in any conventional sense. Yet I am able to live in a somewhat high-cost area. I am seen all […]

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Invest On Behalf Of Your Kids Now

Invest On Behalf Of Your Kids Now

As parents, we want to be able to provide for our kids. Part of providing is to make smart financial decisions that can help them in the future. One way to do this is to take their money out of a savings account that’s earning a measly 1% of interest and instead investing it into […]

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10 Things You Need To Know About Retirement

10 Things You Need To Know About Retirement

Retirement is something many of us don’t think much about, until it becomes our turn. We all tend to think it shouldn’t be of much importance now, especially while we are young and active. That’s wrong! In fact, it should be one of the things we seriously consider as we go through life. Emile, a […]

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Stocks

Beware The Naked Companies

Beware The Naked Companies

The markets peaked in early October, and since then something remarkable has happened. Investors have lost their drive to buy-the-dips! Instead, we’ve transitioned to sell-the-pops, and that’s not a good sign. For decades, investors typically drive stocks higher after a week of losses, treating such pullbacks as a chance to buy good companies at a discount. In the years […]

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When To Take Profits In Stocks

When To Take Profits In Stocks

Knowing when to get into stocks is super important, no doubt – but just as important is knowing when to get out.  Have you mastered the art and the science of profit taking? Profits Are the Name of the Game It’s hard to imagine that anybody in the investing game doesn’t have one ultimate objective […]

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3 Pot Stocks That Stand Out In The Crowd

3 Pot Stocks That Stand Out In The Crowd

These 3 pot stocks have found ways to make names for themselves Pot stocks are as hot in 2018 as bitcoin was in 2017. Advocates insist, however, that marijuana will not suffer the same fate because there is a real market to be served — and a real product to sell. Canadian legalization alone is […]

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Dividend Stocks

3 Lithium Stocks Set For Explosive Growth

3 Lithium Stocks Set For Explosive Growth

The lithium mining and battery industry has enjoyed increasing attention from investors and the financial media in recent years. There is good reason for this, as the industry has experienced rapid growth over the past decade due to the explosive growth of the electronics industry. Lithium is a key mineral used in the production of […]

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The Best, And Worst, Ways To Buy Preferred Shares

The Best, And Worst, Ways To Buy Preferred Shares

As you near (and enter) retirement you probably favor bonds, which provide income with less drama than stocks. However, less drama means less potential upside. With retirees living longer than ever before, it’s important to not go too conservative too early in life. And fortunately today, even 65 or 70 may be too early! One […]

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2 Dividends Over 10% That Are Actually Worth Buying

2 Dividends Over 10% That Are Actually Worth Buying

When it comes to dividends, any stock yielding more than 10% these days needs to be taken with a grain of salt. That’s because bigger isn’t usually better when you’re talking about dividend yields. Any income investment can be priced relative to government interest rates, currently between 2% and 3%, depending on how much extra […]

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ETFs

The Best, And Worst, Ways To Buy Preferred Shares

The Best, And Worst, Ways To Buy Preferred Shares

As you near (and enter) retirement you probably favor bonds, which provide income with less drama than stocks. However, less drama means less potential upside. With retirees living longer than ever before, it’s important to not go too conservative too early in life. And fortunately today, even 65 or 70 may be too early! One […]

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Buy This ETF That You Can Redeem For Real Gold

Buy This ETF That You Can Redeem For Real Gold

One of the best investing maxims ever from legendary investor Sir John Templeton is this: “People are always asking me where the outlook is good, but that’s the wrong question. The right question is: Where is the outlook most miserable?” Templeton would often also say, “invest at the point of maximum pessimism.” Maximum pessimism certainly […]

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5 Tech ETFs To Buy As Earnings Gear Up

5 Tech ETFs To Buy As Earnings Gear Up

These tech ETFs could be primed for big things this earnings season The arrival of October marks the start of the fourth and final quarter of 2018, meaning third-quarter earnings season is about to kick-off in meaningful fashion. “During the third quarter, analysts lowered earnings estimates for companies in the S&P 500 for the quarter,” according to FactSet. […]

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Commodities

Have Gold And Bitcoin Seen The Worst Of Their Bubble Bursts?

Have Gold And Bitcoin Seen The Worst Of Their Bubble Bursts?

You know I’ve been fighting the gold bugs for a long time. Gold is an inflation hedge, not a deflation hedge. Turn to gold for safety during a deflationary period and you’ll get your ass handed to you on a golden platter! Gold is simply another commodity and it burst in the 30-year cycle top between 2008 and 2011, […]

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5 Things That Precede Major Bottoms In Gold

5 Things That Precede Major Bottoms In Gold

The following post was originally published on TheDailyGold.com The recent weakness in Gold and gold mining stocks is not over. In fact, we are worried about another leg down getting underway. Long-term oriented investors and speculators should be aware of the near term trends but they should also be aware of the conditions that will lead […]

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Buy This ETF That You Can Redeem For Real Gold

Buy This ETF That You Can Redeem For Real Gold

One of the best investing maxims ever from legendary investor Sir John Templeton is this: “People are always asking me where the outlook is good, but that’s the wrong question. The right question is: Where is the outlook most miserable?” Templeton would often also say, “invest at the point of maximum pessimism.” Maximum pessimism certainly […]

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Beware The Naked Companies

Beware The Naked Companies

The markets peaked in early October, and since then something remarkable has happened. Investors have lost their drive to buy-the-dips! Instead, we’ve transitioned to sell-the-pops, and that’s not a good sign. For decades, investors typically drive stocks higher after a week of losses, treating such pullbacks as a chance to buy good companies at a discount. In the years […]

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Bond Market Is Flashing Recession Warning

Bond Market Is Flashing Recession Warning

| December 7, 2018 | 0 Comments

Recession risk remains low for US, based on the latest economic data overall, but the Treasury market is pricing in a higher probability that growth will slow and perhaps lead to a downturn at some point in 2019. It’s still unlikely that output will contract in the near term, although a combination of political and […]

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3 Lithium Stocks Set For Explosive Growth

3 Lithium Stocks Set For Explosive Growth

| December 5, 2018 | 0 Comments

The lithium mining and battery industry has enjoyed increasing attention from investors and the financial media in recent years. There is good reason for this, as the industry has experienced rapid growth over the past decade due to the explosive growth of the electronics industry. Lithium is a key mineral used in the production of […]

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