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Don’t Invest In These Things

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When it comes to investing, choosing NOT to put your money somewhere can be just as important to your success. After all, one bad investment can easily water down the rest of your portfolio and cripple your returns.

Sometimes we need to ask ourselves, “W.W.W.B.D. – What Would Warren Buffett Do?”

While there’s no way to know for sure the exact companies that you should avoid, there are certain guidelines that can help keep you on the right track. Read more.

Phil Town in the Media on Market Fluctuations, Invested & Market Crashes

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Following the release of the book that I co-authored with my daughter Danielle Town, Invested: How Warren Buffett and Charlie Munger Taught Me to Master My Mind, My Emotions, and My Money (with a Little Help from My Dad), Danielle and I have been hitting the media circuit.

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Why You (Probably) Shouldn’t Invest in Tech Stocks

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The thought of investing in tech stocks or new technologies can be appealing for those who’d like to quickly achieve major gains.

It’s a booming business on the rise, right? Read more.

7 Tips For Spending Money Wisely

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For some people, financial struggles are due to not bringing in enough money. For many others, though, the problem comes from not spending money wisely or from spending more money than they make. Read more.

How to Invest in Stocks: A Complete Guide to Investing Basics for 2018

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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.

5 Things to Know Before You Invest

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You’ve saved your money and now you want to make your first investment and become a first-time investor. Investing isn’t about jumping in wherever you feel like it with your money. It’s not about saving more to jump in with. It’s about finding something that you love and you understand to buy and hold. Remember, Read more.

The Best Way to Invest $10,000 in 2018

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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.

Invested Book Q&A: Phil & Danielle Your Most Popular Questions About the New Book

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Over the past couple of years, I’ve hosted a podcast called Invested with my daughter Danielle. Danielle had spent her life avoiding the stock market for fear of losing the money that she worked hard for and I set out to teach her how to invest.

I’ve never feared investing like Danielle did and through recording the podcast, we realized that many people also share the same fears as her. Read more.

How Long Will $1,000,000 Last You in Retirement?

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$1,000,000 is a common benchmark when it comes to retirement goals, and many resources will recommend this number as how much you should save before you retire.

However, while a million dollars may sound like a great goal to strive for, the truth is that a million probably isn’t going to be enough for you to live a comfortable and enjoyable retirement. Read more.

Moving From Fear to Freedom with Invested [Book Announcement]

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For two years, I’ve co-hosted my podcast Invested with my daughter Danielle. Over the course of the podcast, we’ve covered a wide range of investment topics, strategies, and analysis. Yet as questions and comments continued piling in, we both felt that there was so much more information that we could offer. With that said, Danielle Read more.