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Invest in Index Funds and Gamble a Little

If you listen to Warren Buffett, one of the best and most famous investors in the world you should skip picking stocks and instead invest in a low cost, low fee broadly based index fund.  I’ll take that one step further.  You should also do it yourself without the help of a financial advisor who […]

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My Top 5 Vanguard Index Funds

Over time as I went from deeply in debt to creating an investment portfolio for both retirement and financial independence my thoughts, words, and actions have changed.  Today I want to share my top 5 vanguard index funds and my aggressive style index portfolio. Most of my money is invested in index funds and not […]

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Millennial Investor Survey with Vanguard

Vanguard, an American registered investment advisor and maybe the best known investment company in the world, recently conducted a survey about retirement, investing, and financial advice during market volatility.  The survey was conducted as a broader survey to see the difference in generations as it relates to investing.  885 millennials with minimum household incomes of […]

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Learn and Improve Your Net Worth

The Really Quite Good Guide to Net Worth

Net worth is a financial snapshot of your personal wealth.  Simply put it’s the difference between what you own and what you owe.  I would suggest the most important aspect of net worth is not the number itself but rather improving your net worth over time.  Let’s dive in to learn more about net worth […]

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Investing 101: How to Invest in the Stock Market?

Investing can be filled with complicated investments, fancy terms, and acronyms galore.  Today I want to take a beginners look into what “invest in the stock market” really means and different ways you can get started. What is the stock market? The stock market is where stocks and bonds are publicly traded.   The term “stock […]

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DIY Retirement Savings

I received a text message from a family member recently and he asked a question that is going to come up during these uncertain economic times.  My retirement account lost a whole bunch of money, is it time to panic and take it all out!?!?  We talked and I shared how to handle your retirement […]

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What to Do When a Recession Is Coming

A decade ago I was in debt up to my eyeballs.  Today after paying off thousands in debt, maxing out my retirement accounts, and selling a house for a profit my wife and I have thousands in our retirement accounts and beyond to lose.  So recently when a recession like stock market plunge happened I […]

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Investment Benefits and Strategies

My Investment Benefits and Strategies

In the first part of Creating an Investment Philosophy I talked about my investment vehicles including retirement and brokerage accounts.  The investments themselves are today’s topic as I discuss my investment benefits and strategies I use.  Hot stock tips not included.  Sexy individual stocks, maybe just a little.  Boring core index investing, absolutely i’ll take […]

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What’s Your Investment Philosophy?

Over the past 20 years of my life I have made many investing mistakes.  At the same time, I have learned from these mistakes and about who I am as an investor and my strategy to grow wealth.  This education in investing has led me to create my investment philosophy. What is an investment philosophy? […]

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