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Why and How to Diversify with Real Estate – REITS + Real Estate Crowdfunding

Why and How to Diversify with Real Estate – REITS + Real Estate Crowdfunding

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Guest columnist, Joseph Hogue, CFA Don’t let the headaches of real estate investing keep you from diversifying your portfolio into one of the best long-term assets. Despite what you might hear on the 3am infomercials, real estate investing is hard work. Barbara explained in an earlier post about why she gave up being a landlord decades ago because of the constant headaches. I can relate. I started buying rental property early in my 20s. I had worked as a commercial real estate agent and wanted in on the cash returns and seemingly endless appreciation that was just getting started...

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Get Wealthy by Giving – A Guide to True Contentment

Get Wealthy by Giving – A Guide to True Contentment

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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.  My Mom wrote this article several years ago, and I cherish it...

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5 Saving for Retirement Essential Action Tips

5 Saving for Retirement Essential Action Tips

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5 Tips to Saving For Retirement from a Financial Advisor By, Clint Haynes Saving for retirement is a financial responsibility that nobody can afford to overlook. Unfortunately, millions of people will reach their golden years with far less money than they will truly need. In the vast majority of cases, these problems can be attributed to lack of financial education and believing social security will be enough. The days of relying on just social security and a pension are long gone. So, what can you do about it? Here are five top tips to help you start saving for...

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5 Money Saving Tips for New College Grads

5 Money Saving Tips for New College Grads

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Start Wealth Building Habits Now Guest contributor; Anton Ivanov  College graduation is fun and exciting. New grads are finally done with their education and are eager to embrace new opportunities. But graduation can be a very stressful time as well. Along with finding a new job, moving and adjusting to post-college life, new grads often face financial problems. With all the stressors of entering adulthood, these money saving tips for new college grads will ease the transition. Many young people graduate with tens (or even hundreds) of thousands of student loan debt, have little or no savings and poor financial...

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Investing in China – Ideas to Tap the Exploding Chinese Economy

Investing in China – Ideas to Tap the Exploding Chinese Economy

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Is Investing in China a Good Idea? By, Soumyadipta Basu You might think that with all of the tariff talk, investing in China is off the table. Not so, China is still a rapidly growing economy with more room for upward expansion.  Today China boasts 1.4 billion people. That’s equivalent to 18.5% of the world’s 7.6 billion people. From an agrarian predominantly population, in 2016 55% of the Chinese people lived in cities.  Read; International Stock Investing China’s urbanization is what has led to the country’s impressive economic growth over the past few decades. And China continues to urbanize.  It’s...

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5 Biggest Retirement Mistakes to Avoid

5 Biggest Retirement Mistakes to Avoid

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5 Retirement Mistakes to Avoid for a Glorious Future By, Douglas Keller Often, people imagine their golden years to be among the most relaxing and enjoyable of their lives, with exciting getaways abroad and peaceful sunsets out on the porch. And while these are wonderful dreams to have, far too often people make retirement mistakes that cost them the freedom that they spent a lifetime working towards. One positive thing that comes from these blunders is that it gives those preparing for retirement the opportunity to learn from others. All too often, the same mistakes are made, but that...

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