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The Risk of Not Taking Risk

I’ve realized after all this that in order to be financially successful, you need to both cut your expenses as well as generate enough income from your assets. Continue reading

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My Embarassing Confession

Given that I don’t know if king.com or Facebook or any other stock is going to be a way to make a yacht-load of money, what do I tell people who ask me about stocks? Continue reading

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Yes, Bonds Are a Lousy Investment Right Now

For these reasons, I don’t invest in bonds (except for some bonds in a couple of my mutual funds that are expected by the fund managers to have “equity-like returns”). Continue reading

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What’s All the Fuss About Bonds Being a Lousy Investment?

Tweet Every time I’ve talked with someone about their investment portfolio recently, the subject of owning bonds or bond funds has inevitably come up.  Most of the time, the conversations about the fixed income (bond) portion of their accounts has … Continue reading

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How Real Estate Investors Can Take Advantage Of Any Economic Scenario

As long as you have positive cash flow, good tenants and property management, a fixed rate mortgage, and emergency cash reserves, you should be okay regardless of what the economy does. Continue reading

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The 5 Things That Really Matter When It Comes to Investing

By following these 5 simple steps, you’ll end up making a bigger difference in your net worth than trying to pick between David Swenson’s and Andrew Tobias’s recommended portfolios. Continue reading

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Why Gen X Isn’t Doomed

We still have time to make the small changes in our daily spending habits and apply that money towards our long term goals of debt reduction and retirement savings. Continue reading

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7 Steps For Millennials to Define Their Financial Future

Here are some steps Millennials can take to strike a better balance between the needs of today and tomorrow Continue reading

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7 Steps for Generation Xers to Reclaim Their Financial Future

By taking these steps, they can continue the progress they’ve seen over the last year. Continue reading

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