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

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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Dow Drops 832 Points In One Day – Has A Correction Begun?

Dow Drops 832 Points In One Day – Has A Correction Begun?

The stock market experienced one of the worst days of the year on Wednesday. The Dow Jones Industrial Average fell 832 points, more than 3%, the biggest lost since 8 months ago on February 8th. The S&P 500 dropped 3.3% to 2785.68. But the biggest losing major index was the Nasdaq Composite, which tumbled 4.1% […]

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Be Like Buffett

Be Like Buffett

Warren Buffet, the Oracle of Omaha himself, hasn’t written an investing book but has nonetheless imparted pearls of wisdom through the years.  So how can we mortals model our investing methodologies on his timeless principles?  A Giant for the Ages Some of us might be able to recall the ad campaign of yesteryear that enjoined […]

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Dividend Stocks

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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The 3 Best Big Dividends (Up To 9.5%) for This Uncertain Market

The 3 Best Big Dividends (Up To 9.5%) for This Uncertain Market

Dividends or growth? Why choose? There’s a widespread belief that stocks and funds can deliver red-hot capital gains or substantial income, but not both. Fortunately for us that’s not true. It is possible to collect big dividends and capital appreciation. I’m going to show you how to safely collect 32% in total returns in less than a year from a big […]

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2 Perfect Retirement Stocks Paying Up To 8% (And 2 Losers Circling The Drain)

2 Perfect Retirement Stocks Paying Up To 8% (And 2 Losers Circling The Drain)

It’s the No. 1 fear that keeps retirees (and near-retirees) pacing the halls at night: that their nest egg will expire before they will! It’s easy to see why. After all, many of these folks will need to fund a retirement that’s much longer than their parents’ was: according to the Brookings Institution, nearly one in four […]

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ETFs

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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Interested In Preferreds? Collect A Safe 8% Yield From This New Preferred Stock ETF

Interested In Preferreds? Collect A Safe 8% Yield From This New Preferred Stock ETF

Preferred stock shares are a hybrid security that provide attractive yields with a higher level of safety compared to common stock share dividends. Individual preferred stock issues are difficult to evaluate, so I recommend using an ETF to get preferred stock exposure in your portfolio. There is a new preferred focused ETF now available that […]

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Commodities

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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Gold Prices: A Good Reminder For Traders

Gold Prices: A Good Reminder For Traders

US markets had a terrible mid-week, with the Dow losing over 1300 points in just 2 days. International markets have also had a rough time, on top of a rough time – check out this daily chart of QEMM compared to the Dow over the last 3 months.  The blue line is the Dow, candles are QEMM. You can […]

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7 Things To Consider Before Making Your First Real Estate Investment

7 Things To Consider Before Making Your First Real Estate Investment

| November 16, 2018 | 0 Comments

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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5 Things That Precede Major Bottoms In Gold

5 Things That Precede Major Bottoms In Gold

| November 14, 2018 | 0 Comments

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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The Gradual And Then Sudden Collapse Of The Housing Market

The Gradual And Then Sudden Collapse Of The Housing Market

| November 9, 2018 | 0 Comments

“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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