Category Archives: Investing

Why Stock Market Investing Isn’t Risky

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There is a myth in the personal finance world that the stock market is incredibly risky. Lots of people never get started because they feel that the second they buy their first stock, the market will completely collapse and wipe out their life savings. Technically, nothing is impossible. However, the odds of something like this happening are so rare that

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Ethereum wallets: How to choose one

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Ethereum’s cryptocurrency, Ether (ETH), works just like any other crypto. In order to trade it for other crypto and fiat currencies and use it to purchase things, you should have a proper wallet where you can keep your cryptos. If you’ve used e-wallets such as PayPal, then you’re familiar with how these things work. Still, there are a couple of

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Financial Advisors vs. Wealth Managers

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A big change in the financial industry took place with the advent of discount brokers. There were really two main methods to make money with other people’s money in the stock market. You could recommend stocks and bonds to wealthy investors and collect a fee every time your client bought and sold stocks. The fee ranged from 1% to 8%,

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A Brief Introduction to Bitcoin

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I read an article recently from 2013. CNN Money reported “… A British man threw a hard drive containing more than $9 million in bitcoin into the trash. The device is now buried under a mountain of garbage at a landfill site in Wales. It will be almost impossible to find. James Howells got rid of the drive, which holds

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More broadly, where does the price of gold go from here?

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James Rickards commented on gold at The Daily Reckoning. He said, “The most important signal is that gold’s uptrend, which began on Dec. 15, 2016, remains intact. Even after the flash crash, gold remains just a bit below the previous low of $1,210 per ounce on May 10, 2017. That means gold is set for a rally above $1,300 per

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