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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: Making a Prime Membership Pay Off, You Need a ‘Near-Cation,’ and More

A weekly roundup of some of the best personal finance articles from around the web. Here’s how to get an $800 value out of your $119 Amazon Prime account (CBS Money Watch). We’ve been Prime holdouts, so I’d really like to know: Are you a Prime member? If so, what have you done to make sure […]

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