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This Popular Retirement Advice Will Leave You 76.2% Broke

This Popular Retirement Advice Will Leave You 76.2% Broke

| October 13, 2017 | 0 Comments

How much money do you need to retire on dividends alone? This is a better question to ask than the typical “magic number” formula that most “first-level” thinking firms tout. Let’s review why their approach is fatally flawed, so that we can derive a more reliable method of our own based in actual reality (and funded […]

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Why I Love And Hate Volatility

Why I Love And Hate Volatility

| September 15, 2017 | 0 Comments

Investopedia explains volatility pretty well: In other words, volatility refers to the amount of uncertainty or risk about the size of changes in a security’s value. A higher volatility means that a security’s value can potentially be spread out over a larger range of values. This means that the price of the security can change dramatically […]

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How To Front Run The New REIT Index

How To Front Run The New REIT Index

| September 12, 2016 | 0 Comments

S&P’s new REIT index is officially live – but don’t worry, there’s still a way to front run it! I’ll get to specific bargains in the sector shortly. First, let’s review the stocks that have already been bid up by investors and money managers looking for exposure to this newly celebrated sector. Barron’s reported that […]

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Pay Yourself First: Get Your Money Working For You

Pay Yourself First: Get Your Money Working For You

| September 2, 2016 | 0 Comments

It can sometimes feel as though your wages are spent before you ever get the chance to see them. In order to put money aside and start investing, you need to start paying yourself first. A comedian walks on stage and begins his set by asking who in the audience works for a bank. A few nervous […]

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4 Funds With 5% Yields And Almost No Taxes

4 Funds With 5% Yields And Almost No Taxes

| August 19, 2016 | 0 Comments

Fat 5% dividends are hard to come by as stocks continue to climb. But you can actually still get those high yields – and take on less risk – by looking to the municipal bond market. Munis also offer something else truly wonderful: tax-free dividends. That’s right, the income from most municipal bonds is tax […]

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Buffett’s Timeless Investing Principles

Buffett’s Timeless Investing Principles

| June 24, 2016 | 0 Comments

Warren Buffett distills investment success into three words—margin of safety—and tells investors to take one of two approaches: either focus on value or buy an index fund. Buffett, the “Oracle of Omaha,” has been steadfastly giving such sage advice for decades, through calm and choppy markets alike. In fact, twenty years ago I hosted Warren […]

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