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Frugal Not Cheap: 3 Important Differences

| September 20, 2019 | 0 Comments
Frugal Not Cheap: 3 Important Differences

There are many differences between being cheap and being frugal. Someone who is cheap does not want to spend money on anything, regardless of its value. Someone who is frugal understands the value of things but wants to cut costs when possible. It is important to understand these differences in the following situations. Short-Term Versus […]

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5 Wealth Management Tips For Heading Towards A Comfortable Retirement

| September 13, 2019 | 0 Comments
5 Wealth Management Tips For Heading Towards A Comfortable Retirement

Most consumers know that planning for retirement takes a lifetime. While it’s more fun for consumers who are still working to focus on what they want to do with their new-found time, what they should be thinking about is wealth management. Read on to find five tips for how to save for a comfortable retirement. […]

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Big Risk Can Mean Big Growth

| September 11, 2019 | 0 Comments
Big Risk Can Mean Big Growth

Risks and rewards are related. They are usually inversely related. Generally, the more risk you take, the more you can get in reward. The opposite is true too though; the more risk you take, the more you can lose! Therefore, the risks you take should be calculated based on various factors. For the most part, […]

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Warren Buffett’s Top Ten Investing Lessons

| September 6, 2019 | 0 Comments
Warren Buffett’s Top Ten Investing Lessons

I’ve been studying legendary investor Warren Buffett for almost ten years. It’s largely because of his teachings that I’ve been able to build a significant amount of wealth and retire in my early 30s, as I lay out in 5 Steps To Retire In 5 Years. By following a number of Buffett’s timeless investing lessons, I […]

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6 Beginner Investing Mistakes (And How To Avoid Them)

| September 4, 2019 | 0 Comments
6 Beginner Investing Mistakes (And How To Avoid Them)

New investors have access to more information than ever before to help them get started, but beginners often make simple mistakes that prevent them from attaining their investment goals. While it takes time to grow more comfortable with investing, fixing these common errors will immediately make you a more effective investor. 1. Using the First […]

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How To Buy And Hold Real Estate

| August 30, 2019 | 0 Comments
How To Buy And Hold Real Estate

Profiting from real estate as part of a short-term or a long-term investment strategy (for example, to complement your retirement plan) is a common goal for many investors. The flexibility of real estate investing makes it ideal as a full-time career path, a part-time business, or just as a hobby. Either way, there are some tactics […]

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Want To Invest Like The Pros? Roll Your Bonds As The Yield Curve Flattens

Want To Invest Like The Pros? Roll Your Bonds As The Yield Curve Flattens

In the beginning of time, BC (Before Children), I traded bonds at Prudential Securities. It wasn’t like the “Wolf of Wall Street” or even Bonfire of the Vanities, but it had its moments. We didn’t get a lot of training. As we came in the door we were expected to know things like convexity and duration. And to […]

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What Is Universal Life Insurance And Is It A Good Investment?

| August 21, 2019 | 0 Comments
What Is Universal Life Insurance And Is It A Good Investment?

There are so many choices out there for life insurance, and it’s SO EASY to get sucked into a life insurance policy that isn’t financially smart. I have talked about term and whole life insurance in the past, but today I wanted to talk about universal life insurance and whether it’s a useful tool for investing. How […]

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6 Key Principles For Building Wealth

| July 24, 2019 | 0 Comments
6 Key Principles For Building Wealth

Do you understand how money works? We buy stuff and we sell stuff using money. It seems pretty simple, right? If money is so simple, why do the bottom 50% of Americans have a combined negative net worth?! If you’re not entirely sure what your own net worth is, you’re going to want to continue reading. What […]

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8 Investing Strategies For The Absolute Beginner

8 Investing Strategies For The Absolute Beginner

Are you wanting to get into the investment world but don’t know where to begin? Don’t worry. You’re not alone. At first glance, the investment world seems complicated and confusing. However, once you dive in and start to learn some of the basics, you soon realize that it’s relatively straightforward to grasp. It’s all a […]

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