Category: General

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A Big Shout-Out To My Friend Toony!

  I have plenty of online friends.  You probably do too.  These are people I’ve never met.   Some of my notables–because I think they’re really cool–include Dan Bortolotti, Paula Pant, Kerry Taylor, Robert Wasilewski, Avrom Digance, Mark Seed, Mark Zoril...

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Middle East Speaking Tour: 7 Countries From Thailand

  Thailand is one of my favorite countries.  Pele and I love the food, the people, the winding mountain roads, the beaches and the amazingly cheap massages.  But we’re still 7 countries away from arriving in Thailand. Before we fly...

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How This Star Trek Captain Could Help Your Retirement

  It’s the same in every movie. Captain Kirk battles a psycho who wants to wipe out humanity. His ship could be wrecked. His gun could be stolen. But no matter which ugly alien is breathing down his neck, he...

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How Does Compound Interest Work With An ETF?

Image by Pixabay Question: In the second chapter of your book, Millionaire Teacher, you were explaining how compound interest works.   But is there any co-relation with investing in an ETF? I have the impression that we’re still highly dependent...

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Canadian Stocks Beat Vancouver Real Estate (1994-2016)

    Ask this question on the street.  What has performed better, Canadian stocks (as measured by the S&P/TSX Composite Index) or single-family homes in Vancouver, B.C.? Few people on Canadian streets would pause to answer. They would say Vancouver...

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Stocks Are At A Peak, Is It Time For You To Sell?

S&P 500 August 31, 1976 to December 13, 2016   U.S. stocks are at an all-time high.  With Donald Trump heading for the White House, we’re facing unpredictable times. Oh my goodness, just have a look at that chart.  Since...

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Should I Sell Books At My Talks?

What do you think? I would love to get your opinion.The more feedback the better. Every year, I give dozens of investment talks around the world. I never bring investment books, despite having written two of them. I rarely talk...

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Most Smart Beta Funds Could Soon Look Dumb

  Can you buy a special kind of index fund that will easily beat the market? Many people think so.Such products are available. They’re also marketed very well. But these funds could end up kicking us in the butt.  ...

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