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Finding A Balance In Your Income Basket

Finding A Balance In Your Income Basket

Once again, yields are low… really low. This creates an obvious challenge for investors that still need their portfolios to generate income.  While junk bonds offer high levels of income, you probably shouldn’t have risky junk bonds as your only income generator.  But how can we build a portfolio with the primary goal of income […]

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4 Reliable Dividend-Paying Companies That Sell To The Companies That Sell To You

| June 25, 2020 | 0 Comments
4 Reliable Dividend-Paying Companies That Sell To The Companies That Sell To You

When most people think about publicly traded companies, a small number of companies come to mind. There are the hot tech stocks like Amazon, Facebook, and Tesla. You may also think of old-school companies like Johnson & Johnson, Walmart, and Bank of America. Yet, once people begin investing, many are surprised to learn there are […]

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7 Simple Personal Finance Principles

| June 4, 2020 | 0 Comments
7 Simple Personal Finance Principles

I like the number seven. Ten seems like a lot of rules principles, and five may not seem like enough. Maybe I’m a bit bias because my birthday is on the seventh day of November. 🙂 I never thought I would write one of those articles about the number of ways to do this or […]

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How To Live Off Dividends (What The Rich Don’t Want You To Know)

How To Live Off Dividends (What The Rich Don’t Want You To Know)

First thing’s first: is it possible to live off dividends? The short answer is yes. The longer answer is yes, but it depends on three variables. Those three variables will come later down the article. Before that, I want to show you how living off dividends works. Living Off Investments Have you ever noticed this […]

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How To Start Investing With Little Money

| May 19, 2020 | 1 Comment
How To Start Investing With Little Money

Want to start investing but don’t have much to contribute? You’re not alone. Given the cost of living in most areas, the amount of debt the average family has, and other important necessary expenses, many Americans can’t afford a $1,000 expense let alone spare extra money to invest. On the bright side, you don’t need […]

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Six Things You Need To Know Before Investing In Rental Properties

| April 2, 2020 | 0 Comments
Six Things You Need To Know Before Investing In Rental Properties

Amid the uncertainty created by the Coronavirus pandemic, many investors are looking for the lowest risk strategy which can still bring a reasonable return. Even in these tough times, rental properties remain one of the best investments as people always need a place to live. With the poor performance of the stock market, more and more investors […]

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7 Tried And Proven Ways To Protect A Real Estate Investment

7 Tried And Proven Ways To Protect A Real Estate Investment

Building up a valuable real estate portfolio is a common way to achieve financial security. Even especially successful real estate investors, though, can find themselves facing losses that could have been avoided. Fortunately, taking some proactive steps to protect your investments will make such problems less likely. There are seven particularly effective ways to protect […]

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3 Different Ways for Newcomers to Buy S&P 500 Stocks

3 Different Ways for Newcomers to Buy S&P 500 Stocks

There are easy ways to start investing in the S&P 500 [Editor’s note: “3 Different Ways for Newcomers to Buy S&P 500 Stocks” was previously published in December 2019. It has since been updated to include the most relevant information available.] If you’re new to investing, one of the best ways you can dip your […]

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How To Make Smart Decisions For Your Retirement Portfolio

| February 25, 2020 | 0 Comments
How To Make Smart Decisions For Your Retirement Portfolio

Saving money for your retirement is probably one of the most important goals you have right now. So, you have to find the right balance between investing with risk and investing with safe return to have a nice portfolio. You need to strategize and be successful at it if you want to be comfortable in […]

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How To Build Your Pension Plan With A Few Rental Properties

| January 17, 2020 | 0 Comments
How To Build Your Pension Plan With A Few Rental Properties

How would you rather spend your retirement? Vacationing perhaps, absorbing fanciful sights, smells and tastes from all over the world. Even if your vision of retirement doesn’t have a lot of vacationing in it, I bet this period is one where you want to relax and enjoy your work-free years. But there’s a catch: to […]

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