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How to Invest During the 2020 Recession

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The economy is at a standstill, the employment rate is at a staggering 15%, and if you’re wondering if you should learn how to invest during a recession, the short answer is yes because this state of the market is most likely here to stay.

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How to Invest During a Pandemic: COVID-19 and the Stock Market

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The world has never before seen a pandemic like the one we are experiencing right now. During this time there is extreme uncertainty around both the future of the economy as a whole and personal financial situations, but what if I told you that you could learn how to invest during a pandemic—or any market condition—and thrive?

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How to Build Generational Wealth and Keep it!

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You have likely thought about generational wealth whether you know it or not. It means wealth for you, your children, your grandkids, their grandkids and so on all the way down the generations.

Worrying about our kids is second nature. If you have considered how your own parents provided for you, or have thought about how you will make sure you have enough in the bank to sustain your family after you’re gone, you have mulled over this concept of generational wealth.

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The Best Way to Make Your Retirement Portfolio Crash-Resilient

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The U.S. economy could slip into a recession at any time, so creating a crash-resilient retirement is more important than ever. Read more.

How Do Stock Options Work? A Guide to Options Trading

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Did you know that Warren Buffett trades stock options?

You don’t have to be an options trader to be a Rule #1 investor, but the right kinds of options trades fit in beautifully with Rule #1 strategies and can increase your portfolio’s returns.

Options trading, done right, can even reduce the risk of owning stocks.

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How to Overcome Your Fear of Investing in the Stock Market

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If you’re new to the stock market and have a fear of investing, don’t worry because you are definitely not alone. Most investing beginners associate investing in the stock market with intense feelings of fear, stress, and anxiety. While you may reservations about getting started, that shouldn’t stop you from investing in the stock market Read more.

Smart Investment Practices to Make More Money

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One of the biggest obstacles I hear holding people back from investing is that they think it is too complicated or risky, but if you know smart investment practices it really makes the whole process a lot simpler.

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Will There Be a Recession in 2020?

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With the current stock market at an all high, one of the biggest question on everyone’s mind is, “Will there be a recession in 2020?”

The stock market keeps on hitting new record highs. It has literally never been higher than it is now, but of course, it won’t stay that way forever.

The market runs in cycles. It goes up, it goes down.

We can’t tell EXACTLY when the market will hit bottom again, but by looking at market cycles, we can get a rough idea of whether for not a recession with happening in 2020.

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When Should You Sell a Stock?

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Determining when you should sell a stock may seem tricky, but it is actually really simple.

Warren Buffett says that the ideal investment is one that you can hold onto forever, growing your money for as long as you own it.

However, Buffett and every other successful investor also know that there are times when selling a stock is the best path forward. So, the question is when should you sell a stock? Read more.

How to Invest in Stocks: A Guide to Stock Market Investments for 2020

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I’m sure you’ll agree with me when I say:

Investing in stocks is a prudent financial decision.

But do you really feel confident that you know how to do it well?

Here’s the deal:

The stock market can be incredibly confusing to the uninitiated, and for many would-be investors, that confusion is enough to scare them away from investing.

Don’t worry.

Confidence will come when you learn what to do. So don’t back down.

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