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What the Opera Carmen Teaches About Investing and Behavioral Biases

What the Opera Carmen Teaches About Investing and Behavioral Biases

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I received a message in my inbox from Mitzi Perdue, author of How to Make Your Business Last, the widow of Frank Perdue and daughter of Ernest Henderson, co-founder of the Sheraton Hotel Chain. She wanted to share this story. Her tale is inspired by legendary hedge-fund Manager Roy Niederhoffer’s analysis of the opera Carmen and it’s lessons for investors. She synthesizes an analysis of Carmen, the opera written by George Bizet, and describes its behavioral economics and investing lessons.  Even the smartest most sophisticated investors are sometimes swayed by their hearts. By, Mitzi Perdue What’s Really Going on with the...

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5 Life Insurance Mistakes Retirees Make (That Cost Them Thousands)

5 Life Insurance Mistakes Retirees Make (That Cost Them Thousands)

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Life Insurance Mistakes in Retirement By, Chris Huntley Life insurance mistakes in retirement are common. And they are easy to fix. Learn how. Don’t let Alex Trebek be your insurance agent. Don’t avoid insurance if you’re in ill health.  Use a full-service insurance broker. As you’re dealing with life insurance in retirement, the wrong move can cost you thousands of dollars. …and unless you have a massive pension or other retirement accounts, those are mistakes you simply can’t afford. To help you make the right choice with your life insurance needs, here’s a list of the top life insurance...

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Get Wealthy by Giving

Get Wealthy by Giving

By in Guest Post, Mind and Money, Personal Finance, Tips, Wealth | 3 comments

Get Wealthy-Beyond Money “Be thankful for what you have; you’ll end up having more. If you concentrate on what you don’t have, you will never, ever have enough.” Oprah Winfrey from Brainyquote.com In my youth, whenever something bad happened, my mom and dad said, “Well, it could be worse”. I’ve grown accustomed to training myself to jot down things I’m grateful for every day. Searching for a beautiful nugget in the worst situation can tweak your focus from what you lack to the abundance in your life.  Wealth is an attitude, not a dollar amount. Mom’s Get Wealthy by...

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How to Buy Bitcoin and Other Interesting Cryptocurrency Facts

How to Buy Bitcoin and Other Interesting Cryptocurrency Facts

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This guest post is not an endorsement for buying into the speculative cryptocurrency markets. This comprehensive article is for those of you interested in this new asset class. Personally, I’m a late adopter and prefer to invest in more traditional instruments. Yet, this article is for those of you who want to learn about bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies-how to buy, where to store, what are the differences and more.  Owning Bitcoin and other altcoins seems to be a daunting task but many people just need to take the first step. The first step is to simply choose to go...

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5 Ways to Make Sure You Conquer Your Financial Goals

5 Ways to Make Sure You Conquer Your Financial Goals

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How to Ensure Your Financial Goals Aren’t Holding You Back By, Kostas Chiotis We all have personal financial goals. It might be a short term financial goal to earn a certain amount or to get out of debt in a specific number of years or something as simple as saving up to buy a new computer. Whatever your money goals are, it’s important to make sure you are taking the right steps to achieve them. In this post, you’ll learn about a few strategies to make sure your financial goals are not actually holding you back but that you’re...

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29 Fun Ways to Make Money in the Summer

29 Fun Ways to Make Money in the Summer

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*Please read affiliate disclosure below. Students, Teachers & Adults-Have Fun Making Money This Summer By staff columnist, Alexandra Deluise Making money in the summer time is always good – the days are longer, people seem to be in better moods, and there are some excellent seasonal places to apply for. Before signing yourself up for a seasonal restaurant job, though, try one of these 29 fun ways to make money this summer! Sell the fruits (or veggies!) of your labor. If you have a garden, you can make extra money by selling produce from your land. You can also get...

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