One of the best pieces of stock market advice I ever received was from a man on his deathbed. This man was a former real-estate investor and at the time he was a patient of mine in the intensive care unit: Picking individual stocks is for fools! I was 22 years...
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I. Remain Long-Term Oriented A. Envision your retirement and the time-frame required to get there B. Be patient C. Practice mastery over self through discipline II. Save a portion of earnings A. Establish automatic deposits into an investment account B. Stash windfalls of cash (inheritance, bonus, tax refund) C. Curb your consumerism III. Invest in Assets A. Research...
Below are some of the top investor resources and why I think they should be in every investor's toolbox. Bookmark this page (and your favorite pages from the list below). Stock News Yahoo Finance - good website for a bird's-eye view of the market. My favorite feature is typing in a...
The reason to be cautious in the market today is not due to lack of growth. The (projected) growth is there, however, investors are paying a premium for this growth at an unsustainable rate. Three primary risks in the market today: Risk-free (treasury yield) is increasing, dynamic yield curve flattening. You are...
You're Asking The Wrong Question One of the greatest flaws in the average investor's mindset is their initial approach to investing. They want an instant result without understanding the long-term battle they must face if they want to be a successful investor. The greatest warriors they will have to face...
This video covers the key concepts of the book "The New Buffettology" by Mary Buffett and David Clark. The key premise of the book is to teach you how Warren Buffett approaches the stock market. This book is one of the best I've read for teaching you how to...
Throughout modern history, investing in the stock market has been one of the greatest methods of passive wealth creation we have seen. The problem is that many individuals do not utilize the stock market because they fail to understand how it really works. Individuals would rather put their money...
First of all, what is M1 Finance?  M1 Finance is a Member of SIPC. Securities in your account are protected up to $500,000. Since they are the new kid on the block I felt this bit of reassurance was necessary. Secondly, M1 Finance automates your investing for you. You simply create...