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Four “Blind Spots” To Watch Out For When Investing

Ignorance definitely isn’t bliss when it comes to your investments, and yet we all seem to be hard-wired with blind spots, or as psychologists call them, behavioral biases. Here are some of the more common ways we tend to make irrational and unprofitable investment decisions. 1. Assigning too much value to the most recent news Try […]

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Profitable Ideas: Minimalism in a Crisis, The True Cost of a Cat, and More

Weekly roundup of some of the best personal finance articles from around the web. Minimalism in a crisis (Becoming Minimalist). As we stock up on essentials, this is a good time to consider all that is truly non-essential.   Personal finance during a crisis (A Wealth of Common Sense). An action plan for anyone whose […]

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Profitable Ideas: The Easiest Investment Decision Now, The Morality of Shopping, and More

Weekly roundup of some of the best personal finance articles from around the web. When dollar cost averaging matters the most (A Wealth of Common Sense). If you’ve been making monthly contributions to a retirement account, the best decision you can make right now — and the easiest — is to keep making those contributions. […]

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