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Never Underestimate the Power of Saving and Compound Interest

Never Underestimate the Power of Saving and Compound Interest

I have great news for you. You can be a millionaire. It isn’t that hard I promise. The recipe for a massive amount of wealth is simple. Live well below your means, investing the extra money, and wait. Saving money partnered with the magical compound interest can transform your wealth right before your eyes. What’s great about investing is that it can take an average person and make them a wealthy individual. I mean, the term rich can have a…

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Enable the DRIP Program On Your Investment Account

Enable the DRIP Program On Your Investment Account

Enable the DRIP program on your investment account, it  is the smartest thing you could ever do. DRIP stands for dividend reinvestment program, this simply means that instead of recieving your dividned in cash, you have the dividend reinvested into the company. Like I have said before a dollar invested in a good company will hold more value than one that is in your pocket. Enabling the DRIP program in your brokerage account can pay off tremendously when you are…

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Dissecting the Greats: Warren Buffett

Dissecting the Greats: Warren Buffett

To become the best we all have to learn from the best right? Well, that is why I have created this new “series” of posts of “Dissecting the Greats”. Learning more about the great investors of all time it will make us better investors in the long run. To kick off this series I thought it was fitting that I kick this series off with probably the best investor of all time. Warren Buffett. If you have never heard of…

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You Don’t Need a Money Manager: Part 2

You Don’t Need a Money Manager: Part 2

I decided that this type of article wasn’t finished. When I make a radical statement like that it needs to have more reasons behind it. I mean I am trying to convince you that you don’t need someone to manage your money. And I do believe that. This idea of money problems I think are made bigger than they really are. We as humans make the idea of money that is highly regarded. It is, but I think we put…

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You Don’t Need A Money Manager

You Don’t Need A Money Manager

It is safe to say that money is a top priority for many Americans. Who has the best car, who lives in the nicest house, who has the most expensive watch? We all want to be the person with money. It is all a part of the brain that says people need to pay attention to me, why should you? Because I have a nice car or an expensive watch. We live in a materialistic society. It tends to be…

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There is a Company Behind Every Share

There is a Company Behind Every Share

Here is one thing that many people tend to forget. Attached to every share, there is a company. I know, it can be very easy to get distracted by all of numbers and colors that greet you when you are looking at companies on Yahoo Finance. I get that, I too, find myself sometimes forgetting that the whole reason this stock will succeed is that the company has to do well. This is why it is imperative that you do…

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Have the Appropriate Perspective For Your Investments

Have the Appropriate Perspective For Your Investments

Its all about perspective. Your expectations for certain situations are all apart of the perspective you take when viewing a situation. The same is correct when it comes to investing. let me explain. When you buy a bullet proof stock, do you expect to have triple-digit returns the first year? No, that would be foolish. These are big blue chip companies that are slow but steady growers. If you put it in your head that you want to double your…

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Being A Value Investor Is Hard

Being A Value Investor Is Hard

Value investing is hard. I mean let’s face it, investing, in general, is not easy what so ever. If it was easy then everyone would have a ton of money with the stock market to thank. That, however, is not the case. There have been many more stories of how I lost all my money in the stock market compared to a number of times someone has made a fortune. Being a value investor isn’t that easy. It is a…

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3 Acceptable Reasons To Sell Your Investment

3 Acceptable Reasons To Sell Your Investment

I talk a lot about how in order to maximize our gains we should stay in our investments for as long as possible. I am a big advocate for long-term holding. What I don’t talk about is selling your investments. Although, I am opposed to selling companies. There are acceptable reasons to say goodbye to an investment. I know, gasp, did he just say it’s okay to sell? Under certain circumstances, it is okay. It hurts me to say that…

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Broker Review: TD Ameritrade is Great for All

Broker Review: TD Ameritrade is Great for All

A broker review of my go to broker We all need a broker. There is no way around it. If you don’t do your research you could end up with one that has a large minimum deposit or large commissions. TD Ameritrade (AMTD) is my broker of choice and I have nothing but good things to say about this broker. It is the perfect broker for anyone. They service the beginner crowd or the more advanced investor with their different…

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