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Don’t Fear the Stock Market (And Other Personal Finance News)

Don’t Fear the Stock Market (And Other Personal Finance News)

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The world of personal finance is so rich (pun absolutely intended): from retirement advice to side hustles, and robo-advisors to the stock market, personal finance bloggers have something for everyone at any stage of their financial journey. This post roundup features many different viewpoints from the personal finance community. FIRE (Financial Independence Retire Early) is one of the current movements in the personal finance world. Everyone wants to know how they can liberate themselves from the 9-5 while still making ends meet. But is that a move everyone can make? Our first article argues that it might be more...

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September Investing Personal Finance Tips – Don’t Fear the Stock Market

September Investing Personal Finance Tips – Don’t Fear the Stock Market

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With Investment Education and Discipline Comes Prosperity – Finance Links +Personal Finance Tips I’m an investor and have been one for decades. I invest regularly, and have done so since the 1980’s, and despite several market crashes, our family is facing retirement in good shape. For the average individual, if history holds, sensible investing in the financial markets can lead to a secure future. These personal finance tips and investment advice will boost your stock market IQ. But, like anything else, education, discipline and persistence are required to build wealth through investing. And understanding that the stock market crashes...

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Is There Anywhere to Invest Today? Find Bargains in an Overvalued Market

Is There Anywhere to Invest Today? Find Bargains in an Overvalued Market

By in Investing, Links, Money Management, Stocks | 6 comments

Where to Invest in an Overvalued Market? The market crashed almost ten years ago and has been rising ever since. This is awesome if you’ve participated in the climb.  But, there’s a problem, with assets climbing for 10 years, it’s tough to find decent and well valued investments. Enjoy a few of my recent articles on InvestorPlace and U.S. News and World Report about finding gems in an overvalued market as well as tips about how to value the markets.  Get investment ideas in my recent article from InvestorPlace. 5 Places to Invest in a Frothy Market These 5...

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Investing Wisdom for Today’s Market + Links

Investing Wisdom for Today’s Market + Links

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US News and World Report and InvestorPlace Investing Highlights + Curated Investing Reads I write for US News and World Report and InvestorPlace (and more) about various investing topics. These articles are cutting edge with actionable investment ideas for today. Although I can’t republish the entire articles on this website (that’s a big taboo) I can give you a taste of the article and you can click through to read more.   Enjoy my latest writings about emerging markets, retirement withdrawals, investing mistakes to avoid and the best robo-advisors for sophisticated investors. Bonus; 6 Retirement Planning Tips for 50...

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FIRE – Financial Independence, Retire Early is a Bad Idea

FIRE – Financial Independence, Retire Early is a Bad Idea

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FIRE is popular among millennial’s – and older adults too. Inspired by the classic book, “Your Money or Your Life,” by Vicki Robin and Joe Dominguez, FIRE is an acronym – Financial Independence, Retire Early. Thousands of diligent workers are striving to live with less to retire young. But, to what end? I read the book when it first came out in 1992 and I like the living with less idea. It’s smart for the economy, the environment and a lot of other reasons. Living below your means, relieves money stress! In fact, I was raised with fiscally conservative parents...

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Stock Market Crash and What to Do Now – Thoughts from Across the Web

Stock Market Crash and What to Do Now – Thoughts from Across the Web

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A Stock Market Crash Isn’t the End of the World – It’s a Good Thing Investors across the globe are trying to make sense of the recent stock market crash. While talking with my aunt on the phone, even my uncle was busy checking his investments. If you went online to check your portfolio balance on Monday, February 5th you might have experienced delays getting to your investment account. Vanguard, the enormous investment company, locked investors out of their accounts due to the sites volume. The trading programs were so busy, retail investors had little chance of buying, selling...

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