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There are common investing lies and myths that can often scare off the individual investor and make them wonder if investing is worth it.
I have put together my top 3 straight up investing lies that the majority of people are taught to believe. Read more.
Though it has had a few jitters lately, the overall strength of current market has been unprecedented, soaring past record after record in its continual upward climb.
However, no matter how strong a bull market is, it must come down eventually, and it is my opinion that a considerable stock market crash could be on the horizon.
Here are 6 reasons why I feel the stock market could be heading for tough times in the not-so-distant future. Read more.
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.
What are the best small investment ideas to invest $500, $1,000 $5,000 or a small amount of money? If I was going by what the SEC wanted me to tell you, then I would say, “Investing is risky and you can lose all your money.” To that, I would have to add that putting money into Read more.
Join Danielle and I as we bring you this week’s podcast from all over the world, literally! While I am traveling in Honduras and Danielle is in Switzerland we are discussing the hottest topic in the market today, Amazon and Whole Foods. Tune in and listen up, this changes everything! Read more.
When you start investing in a company, it’s important that you take a good look at the people who run it. You have to make sure that their management team has talent and integrity. Otherwise, they’ll run the company into the ground and you’ll be in danger of losing your money. You get a sense Read more.
This week Danielle and I dive back into the Berkshire Hathaway Meeting and continue discussing Buffett’s tools for getting a pulse on the market. We also touch on EBITA, Buffett’s legacy, and why you really don’t need a financial advisor. Read more.
When you start investing, it is best to choose companies that have value to you.
Investing is not just about finding businesses at really good prices, but about understanding when to enter or exit the market. To aid in your understanding, I have compiled a list of essential investing tools that anyone buying or selling stocks should know about.
This week on InvestEd Danielle and I discuss four important points we took from Charlie Munger during our attendance at the Daily Journal Annual Meeting. Mr. Munger discussed how investing can make you an honorable person, the myth of diversification, and the concern of index funds. Read more.
Inflation is something that many people completely forget to factor in when calculating how much money they’re going to need for retirement. Most people tend to assume that if you want to live on say, $50,000 a year for the rest of your life you need to multiply that number by 30 years and that’s how much you need. What they don’t take into account is inflation. This means that to retire, you may need much more than you think. The small percentage may not seem like a lot, but over time, it adds up.
Inflation can be detrimental to your retirement if you don’t take it into account. Let’s discuss how inflation is stealing your money. Read more.