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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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Need to Repair Your Bad Credit? Here Is a Step-by-Step Guide

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Bad credit can really take a toll on your financial position. Should you need to take out a loan or open a credit card, the situation will be very difficult as you struggle to convince lenders that you can handle credit responsibly. If you are lucky enough to find a lender who is more accepting of your creditworthiness, the interest rates will be very high.

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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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New Year’s Resolutions

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Newsweek says “Being a better person is the top New Year’s resolutions, according to a new poll from Marist College in New York.” Their findings show that about 12 percent of those surveyed want to become a better person in 2018. The same amount reported wanting to lose weight in the new year. Only 7 percent of those surveyed want to improve

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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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Two Problems with Bitcoin

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2 problems with Bitcoin affected trading this past week. The first problem is scalability and the second is accessibility. Those problems made competitors appear more attractive. The first problem: Bitcoin scalability The problem with scale was supposed to be solved by the introduction of SegWit2X. Over the last few years, more Bitcoin users have flooded the network, and this means

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