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Apr 14 2015

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Think Like Warren Buffett When Vacationing Abroad

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During the 1974 stock market crash, Warren Buffett said he felt like an “oversexed guy in a harem.”  When stocks are on sale, Buffett loves to buy.  He knows he’s getting a bargain.  Smart travelers do much the same thing.  They travel when it’s cheap. And now may be the best time in ages for …

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Apr 07 2015

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Tips From The Best Stock Picker You’ve Likely Never Heard Of

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I know that some investors will always want to pick their own stocks.  I have no problem with that, as long as the stocks are icing on an index portfolio cake.  For those wanting the best stock picking guide I know, let me introduce you to Norm Rothery.   Image courtesy of Pixabay Read my …

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Mar 31 2015

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Building A Low Cost Portfolio With Socially Responsible Funds

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Some of my friends don’t feel good about investing. They want to make money. But they won’t support businesses that build missiles, hook kids on cigarettes or extract air polluting fossil fuels. That rules out most actively managed funds and indexes. They don’t discriminate against specific types of companies. Investors wanting to align their money …

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Mar 25 2015

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Do Vanguard’s Indexes Beat Their Own Actively Managed Funds?

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Vanguard founder, John Bogle, is investing’s Pied Piper.  He first blew his pipe in 1976.  Things started slowly.  But eventually, legions followed him into index funds.  Actively managed funds, he says, are mostly a waste of money.  They earn lower returns because their fees are higher.  But Bogle owns at least one actively managed fund—and it has thrashed …

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Mar 17 2015

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Teachers Can Save A Small Fortune At These Schools Abroad

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  Last year, elementary school counselor Nathan Schelble bought a $280,000 home in East Aurora, New York.  He paid cash.  It took him just three years to save the money. No, he wasn’t running a drug business like the teacher in Breaking Bad.  Instead, he and his wife, Stacie , had worked for 6 years at Singapore …

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Mar 10 2015

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How To Retire Ten Years Ahead of Schedule

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There are two common ways to retire a full decade before Mr. and Mrs. Jones.  The first isn’t rocket science. Avoid consumer debt and invest early.  If you invested $375 per month from age 20 to 55, you would have more than a million dollars if you averaged 9 percent. But few have the foresight …

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Mar 03 2015

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Don’t Follow The Crowd Into The Wrong Index Funds

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Currently, the most popular index funds in the United States are “currency hedged” ETFs. In this article, I explain what they are. And I try to convince you not to buy them. Image courtesy of Pixabay.com “Popular” doesn’t mean smart

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Feb 24 2015

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Why The World’s Fastest Growing Economy Could Be The World’s Worst Investment

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  Everybody knows that China is the world’s fastest growing economy.  What you might not know, is that investing in its stock market could be a sucker’s game.  I explain China’s poor performance in my latest AssetBuilder article

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