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The Best Way To Market Crash-Proof Your Retirement

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The U.S. economy could slip into a recession at any time, so creating a crash-proof 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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For many people, there seems to be a divide between knowing that investing in stocks is a prudent financial decision and knowing how to invest in stocks. Without a doubt, 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. Read more.

The Best Way to Invest $10,000 in 2020

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If you’ve got $10,000 to invest, you’re off to a great start. $10,000 is much more than many of the world’s richest investors started out with, including Warren Buffett. Read more.

My Favorite Investing Resources That I Check Every Day

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One of the best things about living in the digital age is the fact that almost everyone has an unlimited source of information available at all times.

The internet has been a game-changer for investing resources, enabling people like you and me, to learn everything there is to know about investing all without ever leaving their house. Read more.

7 Financial Goals to Set in 2020

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In order to achieve your financial goals, you first have to set them. Setting goals is proven to be an essential factor in finding success, and this is something that applies to all aspects of life. Read more.