is your broker a thiefI like to talk about investing and saving money. Often when I’m chatting with my friends or colleagues, people will tell me that they think money brings out the worst in people or that stock brokers are all crooks. Because of this, they don’t want to invest. As a result, they tend to miss out on the advantages of owning stocks and bonds.

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What Are The Traits That Make For A Great Investor

What do Warren Buffett, Peter Lynch, and Jack Bogle have in common? More than just being some of the world’s most renowned investors, they have some key personality traits in common that can be partially credited for the reason why they are such successful investors.

In this article, we will be looking at the traits that make for a great investor and how you can adapt to have these traits going forward to help you become the best investor you can be.

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This Is Why A Lot Of Rich People Exaggerate Their Net Worth

I am sure in the past couple weeks you have read some sort of headline revolving around “Kylie Jenner Not Actually Being A Billionaire” or maybe in the past you’ve heard that Donald Trump and Wilbur Ross have inflated their net worth among many others. While some may be upset that these people aren’t being transparent (even though it is unheard of to ask the “normal” person for their net worth), I want to look into this further and understand why a lot of rich people exaggerate their net worth.

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File this posting under “good to know if you want to improve your relationship”.

If you’re looking for solid, easily actionable marital advice, consider signing up for the Gottman Marriage Minute. It’s a great resource if you are discussing money or just want to improve how you relate to your partner.

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Get 20 percent returns
If you’re a reader of personal finance blogs, you’re probably wondering how to increase your wealth. There are many ways to go about doing this. One is to make your accounts more efficient, by increasing the amount of interest they pay or by improving your cash flow through reducing wasteful spending.

However, to build serious wealth you’ll want to maximize your returns. Generally speaking the higher the returns the better, but shooting for 20% returns is quite respectable. Here are some thoughts on how you can supercharge your situation to get 20%.

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Worst Ways To Expose Yourself To Credit Card Fraud

Credit card fraud is real. It is unfortunately something that is becoming more and more common. Hence why I am writing this article. We want to help show you some of the most common and also the worst ways you could be exposing yourself to credit card fraud. With that, let’s dive in!

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The costs of riots

Unless you’ve been away from the internet in the arctic, you’re probably aware of recent events following the killing of George Floyd in Minneapolis. The country has been gripped by the largest wave of civil disorder since 1968. The costs of riots are substantial. Past riots have cost between $50 and $446 million with scores dead. But, there is a way to protect yourself.

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What is DINKS and Is It For You?

Are you an avid follower of this blog or perhaps you stumbled upon it, you understand what the term DINKs means (dual income, no kids) but have you really ever thought of the benefits of it or if you could pounce on this opportunity? In this article, we are going to look at DINKs further and the potential it holds.

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