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Sector Investing and Business Cycle Phases for Market-Beating Returns

Use this business cycle graph to plan your sector investing strategy around the natural phases in the economic cycle Investors have a horrible track record of timing the market, trying to buy low and … [Read More...]

3 Tax Deductible Investment Expenses that Will Save You Thousands

Save more on your taxes with this list of tax deductible investment expenses Uncle Sam sure doesn’t make it easy to be an investor. He wants a cut of the profits but takes none of the risk.He … [Read More...]

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5 Tips to Get Your Foot in the Door of Real Estate Investments

Real estate is something many individuals want to get involved in but some don’t know where or how to start from. There are so many books, blogs, articles and bits information to get through which can make seem rather intimidating and complex at first. However, taking the time to understand a few general points will […]

Passive Income Myth: Passive Income Dividend Investing

Passive income dividend investing involves much less time and risk than other passive income strategies. Dividend investing may be one of the only true forms of passive income investing I’ve seen in more than 20 years as an investor. I started my professional career as a commercial real estate agent and developer before getting started […]

Learn Momentum Trading For Fun & Profit

Day trading is a very hard thing to do. And an incredibly hard thing to do well. Many observers believe that you need to have luck, lots of luck, in order to make real money as a day trader. But what you really need is a plan. Lots of people go out into the wilds […]

Guide to Fixed Income Investments: Beating the Market with Bond Investing

Use this guide to get started investing in bonds to beat the market with fixed income investments Whenever I switch a conversation from stocks to fixed income investments, expressions go blank and people tune out. While stocks are almost universally understood as an investment strategy, most investors know almost nothing about bonds. Just mentioning the […]

9 Reasons You Need to Open a Roth IRA Today

Don’t think a Roth IRA is just for rich people. There are nine reasons everyone needs to open a Roth retirement account. Taking advantage of tax benefits in retirement accounts should be the easiest investing decision you ever make. The instant tax savings on 401(k) plans and Individual Retirement Accounts (IRA) represent an instant return […]

How Tax Exempt Investing Can Save You Thousands

Tax exempt investing can save you thousands in taxes on municipal bonds with strong ratings When is a lower return a good thing? When that lower return saves you money in taxes.This is the case … [Read More...]

Guarantee Your Retirement with a Secured Income Strategy

The ‘secured income strategy’ can help guarantee retirement income and balance your retirement saving Let me share with you a not-so-hypothetical story. Paul was 64 and had been investing his entire … [Read More...]

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Only 1 of these 3 Types of Investors Makes Money, Which are You?

Learn how to use an investor policy statement (IPS) to take the worry out of reaching your financial goals There are three types of investors. The first type of investor puts money in stocks, maybe even a little in some bond funds. They know they need to invest for the future but really have no […]

The Truth about Passive Income Real Estate Investing

How much can you make on a passive income real estate investing strategy and is it really passive income? Few investments have made as many wealthy as real estate. Investment in land and property seems to be the only true constant across the history of investing and wealth building but is truly passive income from […]

3 Shocking Ways the Stock Market is Rigged Against You

The stock market is rigged against Main Street investors but that doesn’t mean you can’t make money Over nearly a decade working with venture capital firms and providing investment analysis for wealthy clients, I saw just how rigged the stock market is against everyday investors. It’s not exactly like Scorsese’s Wolf of Wall Street but […]

3 Core Investing Concepts You Can’t Afford to Miss

Follow these three core investing concepts to take the guesswork out of your investments and meet your goals! Turn on your favorite investing show on TV or click through to just about any blog and you’d get the idea that investing is all about the ‘what’. Find that perfect stock pick or the next big […]

4 Reasons to Get Your Kids Started in the Stock Market

As your kids start to learn about money, one of the best things you can do for them is teach them how to invest in the stock market. Here are four reasons why you should get your kids started with stocks right away: The Power of Compounding When you invest in stocks that are likely […]

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