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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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Why It’s Not Too Late To Protect Your Portfolio

| April 7, 2020 | 0 Comments
Why It’s Not Too Late To Protect Your Portfolio

A few years ago there was an Interactive Broker (IBKR) commercial that used to run with frequency showing a woman arriving late for dinner saying, “Sorry, the market’s a mess, it’s down 2% and everyone’s selling, I needed to get some hedges on.” Can you imagine a 2% decline inducing a rush to hedge?  What […]

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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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Surround Yourself With Winners

| January 30, 2019 | 0 Comments
Surround Yourself With Winners

Motivational speaker Jim Rohn has a great quote that’s highly memorable: “You’re the average of the five people you spend the most time with.” Now, you could quibble with the numbers a little bit. But there’s a simple theme we can take away from this. And we can apply that theme in our investing activities, […]

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What Billionaires Understand About Compounding

What Billionaires Understand About Compounding

Most investors who have been around the block for a while think they understand compounding. You’ve heard it all before that when portfolio returns compound over time, the growth of a portfolio is exponential. But few investors understand the power of compounding the way billionaires do, especially long term value investors. To increase the size […]

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A Four-Step Retirement Plan

A Four-Step Retirement Plan

Ahhhh retirement! Most of us would love to be on a beach somewhere right now sipping a frothy Bahama Mama. But very few of us want to put in the right kind of effort to get us there. Retirement may seem way off in the distant future or even simply an unreachable destination. But, we […]

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A Simple Way To Diversify Your Portfolio

| August 27, 2008 | 0 Comments

Wall Street’s full of famous sayings.  Some are funny.  Some are serious. But they all carry little bits of invaluable wisdom that can’t be ignored. Some of my favorites are: “Bulls and Bears get rich, but pigs get slaughtered.” “Nobody ever lost money taking a profit.” “A rising tide lifts all boats.” So what do […]

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Steps To Take With Your Portfolio In A Bear Market

| March 17, 2008 | 0 Comments

Are you scared yet?  I’m looking at the news of the Bear Stearns (BSC)  bailout – now takeover – and it makes me sick.  I know I wrote about this very topic Friday, but this is a huge news event and you need to know what’s going on.  You need to know the truth. This […]

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