What questions must an individual investor ask, to stay on top of his portfolio? More importantly, how can he find the answers?
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There are three fundamental rules when it comes to investing: -Diversify -Pay attention to costs -Minimize your taxes Diversification helps ride out volatility, paying $7 commission on a $100 trade makes no sense and finally, paying Uncle Sam more than the absolute minimum means less money in your pocket! This post is about minimizing what […]
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When it comes to investing, I have great admiration for three legendary investors. Peter Lynch, Charlie Munger and of course, Warren Buffett. Peter Lynch was the fund manager for the Magellan Fund at Fidelity from 1977 to 1990. During that period his fund average a whopping 29.2% annualized! His most famous quote was ‘Invest in […]
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And he was there with the Lord forty days and forty nights; he did neither eat bread, nor drink water. And he wrote upon the tables the words of the covenant, the ten commandments of Personal Finance…
If it is about deciding what cereal box I should buy, what I decide has little consequence. But indecision when it comes to money matters can prove… well, expensive! Thankfully, some decisions aren’t that hard! I’d like to invest in the stock market, but don’t know which stock to buy! Is Coca Cola better than […]
I see similar questions being asked in investing forums all the time. Heck, at one point in my life, I pondered over this too! If you can afford to set aside just $100 every month towards investing, the most common advice given is not to invest at all, but save up till you have a […]