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The 12 Days of Christmas For Investors [Infographic]

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The holidays are a great time to be thankful, spend time with loved ones, review your year, and show gratitude for all of the blessings you’ve had throughout the year. I always have a lot to be thankful for. I’m thankful for my beautiful wife Melissa, my family, my Rule #1 team and coaches, my Read more.

6 Types of Investments: What Will Make You the Most Money?

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There are many different types of investments that you can put your money in. All of them have their upside and downsides. Gold, real estate, bonds, and stocks are just a few examples of investment types. You’ve probably come across a few of these in researching what to do with your money. Let’s get into what they all mean and what you can do with them.

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13 Essential Investing Terms All Beginners Need to Know

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Learning to invest is like learning to speak new language. Many people find investing and personal finance confusing because of the confusing investing terms. Read more.

15 of the Best Investing Books Every Investor Should Read

Phil Town

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When it comes to investing, Rule #1 investors take a similar approach to billionaire Warren Buffett’s views. It’s only fitting that some of my favorite investing books are also some of Buffett’s as well. Buffett can power through 500 pages a day and says that reading is the most important part of his job. Read more.

How to Retire By 40

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Retirement planning can be tricky, but I want to start out by saying it’s entirely possible to have enough money to retire early. You don’t need to win the lottery or have a big inheritance or anything like that. You just have to be smart and disciplined with your money. Read more.

29 Warren Buffett Quotes on Investing & Success

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Warren Buffett is obviously incredibly successful. He’s built his wealth long-term to over $76 billion (2017), making him one of the richest men in America. Warren lives by his certain set of values that he uses to invest and make other life decisions. He has some great advice that we can use to be successful.

Take a look at 29 intelligent and inspiring quotes on investing and success from Warren Buffett, one of the world’s most wealthy people.
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Investing Strategies and Tips for Members of the Military

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If you are serving in the military or are just retiring from military service, there are a number of investment strategies for military members you will want to explore. Like any other career, saving for retirement for those in the military is absolutely essential, and the sooner you get started the better off you’ll be. Here are some investing tips for those and their families in the service. Read more.

Retirement Planning Tips You Will Need to Know for Before, During & After Retirement

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Whether you haven’t thought about it at all, or you’re setting aside some money into a retirement fund, retirement planning is crucial to establishing your future.

The preparation process takes knowledge, tools, and time, but you can do it. It’s hard to invest if you don’t have a plan. By having a plan I mean, what lifestyle do you want to live when you retire? How much will that lifestyle cost you? Once you can answer those questions, you’re headed in the right direction. Read more.

Why There Should Be More Female Investors

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It’s safe to say that Wall Street and the financial marketplace is largely male-dominated. Women only run 2% of hedge funds and there are only a handful of top female managers. When we think of the world’s greatest investors, we think of Warren Buffett, Charlie Munger, Benjamin Graham, Mohnish Pabrai… and no women. There definitely need to be more opportunities in investing for women. Read more.

Don’t Get Caught In the Dollar Cost Averaging Trap!

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Dollar Cost Averaging is the practice of buying a certain number of shares in a given stock periodically, so you buy a certain dollar amount of shares regardless of the price per share. This investing technique supposedly reduces your risk of investing a large amount in a single stock at the wrong time. You buy Read more.