7 attributes of an ideal investment
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7 Attributes Of An Ideal Investment

In my last blog post, I discussed the pre-requisite of finding an ideal investment.  Namely, you as the investor need to be ideal.  What I mean is you need a sound financial education. Without the right kind of financial education, you…
Ideal Investor to Ideal Investment
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Quit Trying To Find The Ideal Investment & Become The Ideal Investor

I am often asked by clients and even in casual conversations with people at sporting events, airports or in social gatherings; "How does one find the ideal investment?"  I am going to share in this post what I normally share with those…
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Parents Are Drowning In College-Loan Debt

That is a frightening headline.  What makes it frightening is right now, according to the Government Accountability Office, over 330,000 student loans have not had a payment in over a year. Another 180,000 are more than a month delinquent. Yes,…
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The Pressure of the Stock Market

Often in a visit with people about their money and finances it comes to my attention that they are having to lean more and more on higher risk investments to make money. Why is this when it appears that the market is really doing well?…
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More Sellers Than Buyers?

Quick answer this question:  What happens to the price of something if there are more sellers than buyers? I know that was a simple question, but I wanted to have that as a foundation for this post. Several years ago I read the book;…
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Advice From A Self-made Millionaire

After graduating from college, Grant Cardone was broke and swimming in $40,000 of student debt, he writes in his new book, "Be Obsessed Or Be Average."  Yet by the time he reached 30, he'd made his first million. Since then, the 58-year-old…
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Outlaw Short Selling?

The European banks are in much worse shape than their US competition.  Deutsche Bank seems to be in the worst shape and has been in the news a lot lately. The reason being argued in Europe is that the US government imposed a ban on speculation…
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Could China Debt Really Start The Next Economic Disaster?

There are many analysts who believe the next world-wide economic disaster will begin in China. Even the BIS is also rightly concerned about spillover from China to the global economy. China is the second largest economy on the planet with a…
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All Pensions Will Have Difficulty Keeping Their Promises

Public pensions are in trouble.  The $1.9 trillion shortfall in U.S. state and local pension funds is poised to grow even more onerous. Why is there such a looming and growing problem?  Here are a few reasons why: First, for decades politicians…
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Time and Inflation Tend To Destroy Retirements

Few people realize the power of time and inflation.  Especially when it comes to wealth creation these powers can either be a power propelling you forward, or a force pushing you backwards.  Either the ignorance of these powers or the willful…