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3 Essential Questions About Investing

Investing is arguably the most complicated and intimidating part of money management. And days like yesterday don’t make it seem any easier! To invest successfully, it’s important to control what you can and let go of the rest. Consider your answers to the following questions, each one of which focuses on a key investing factor […]

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Is There a Trustworthy Process Behind Your Investment Strategy?

The stock market has gotten a little interesting lately, hasn’t it? Okay, scary, unnerving, or painful might be better words. While no investor likes a downturn, some weather the tough days better than others. What makes the difference? Having a trustworthy process behind their investment strategy. As I mentioned in last week’s post (See Investing […]

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Investing in a Time of Plenty. What Could Go Wrong?

Since March 2009, the stock market has pretty much “done no wrong.” Over the past nine years, the S&P 500 has more than quadrupled in value. But just as surely as nighttime follows daytime, bear markets follow bull markets. The only questions are, “When?” and “Are you ready?” No one knows the answer to the […]

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Profitable Ideas: Taking Market Turbulence in Stride, The Power of Social Indifference, and More

A weekly roundup of some of the more interesting and helpful personal finance articles I’ve read recently. This is how to stay in the market when stocks spin out (MarketWatch). Successful investing has much to do with how you respond to falling markets. How to take market turbulence in stride (Sound Mind Investing). How to […]

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Profitable Ideas: The Money/Love Connection, What the Markets Owe You, and More

A weekly roundup of some of the more interesting and helpful personal finance articles I’ve read recently. Money & marriage: 7 lessons I have learned so far (Seed Time). Managing money well is an important way to love your spouse well. The financial missteps that could doom your love life (CBS Money Watch). For those […]

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Profitable Ideas: A Simple Money Move to Make Now, When NOT to Save for Retirement, and More

A weekly roundup of some of the more interesting and helpful personal finance articles I’ve read recently. One simple financial move you can make in a month (Forbes). A little bit of this can make a big difference. When not to save for retirement (Reuters). I agree – there are two steps you should take […]

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Market Mayhem – What To Do

If you have money in the stock market, you probably feel like you’ve been riding the wildest, scariest of roller coasters. Down 512 points.  Down another 635.  Up 430.  Down 520.  Up 423.  Up 126.  Where will it go next?  When will this crazy ride end? When things seem out of control, I look for […]

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