Money Management

20 Ways the Investing Industry is Trying to Scr*w You

20 Ways the Investing Industry is Trying to Scr*w You

By in Investing, Money Management, Mutual Funds, Personal Finance | 4 comments

Is the Investing Industry Trying to Scr*w You? Once in the dear dead days beyond recall, an out-of-town visitor was being shown the wonders of the New York financial district. When the party arrived at the Battery, one of his guides indicated some handsome ships riding at anchor. He said,“Look, those are the bankers’ and brokers’ yachts.”“Where are the customers’...

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Use Cash Flow Principals – Gain Financial Independence

Use Cash Flow Principals – Gain Financial Independence

By in Advanced Investing, Credit, Debt, Guest Post, Money Management, Personal Finance, Real Estate | 0 comments

Understand Household Cash Flow to Build Wealth? Guest contributor; Stanley A. Riggs, MD Are you ready to start building wealth, rather than just making a living? Consider what you’re doing with your cash flow. Building wealth and achieving financial independence is like losing weight or quitting smoking. It is simple, but not easy. By understanding what to do...

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Frugal Confessions’ Amanda Grossman Tells All

Frugal Confessions’ Amanda Grossman Tells All

By in Money Management, Personal Finance, Personal Finance Luminaries, Saving | 0 comments

Personal Finance Luminary Series Do you wonder how some people just seem more “money smart” than others?  Do you know people who don’t make any more money than you do, but seem to live without money stress?  There are those who seem to have the key to smart money management, living well, avoiding debt, and knowing the ways to avoid common money...

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Risk Less and Prosper-Is Conventional Investing Wisdom Wrong?

By in Advanced Investing, Asset Allocation, Bond, Economics, Investing, Money Management, Retirement, Saving | 13 comments

Investing Strategy for Inflation and Asset Protection “Inflation is when you pay fifteen dollars for the ten-dollar haircut you used to get for five dollars when you had hair.” Sam Ewing (Brainyquote.com) Zvi Bodie and Rachelle Taqqu authored the revolutionary Risk Less and Prosper book about life cycle investing. This book flips conventional investing...

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Predicting Stock Returns for Fun and Profit

Predicting Stock Returns for Fun and Profit

By in Economics, Guest Post, Investing, Money Management, Stocks | 9 comments

Can You Predict Future Stock Market Returns? Guest article by Rob Bennett I have been studying how to predict stock returns effectively for nine years. The purpose of this article is to put forward a brief summary of what I have learned. 1) Short-Term Predictions Never Work. I do not believe that it is possible to predict where stock returns are going to be in six...

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Investing Lazy Portfolios Drill Down

Investing Lazy Portfolios Drill Down

By in Asset Allocation, Bond, Money Management, Mutual Funds, Stocks | 4 comments

“Investing should be dull,” according to Nobel Prize winning economist Paul Samuelson.  “Investing should be more like watching paint dry or grass grow. If you want excitement, take $800 and go to Las Vegas” Are you interested in a market beating approach with less volatility?  Do you want a set it and forget it investment plan?  Are you curious about a...

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