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I Bought More Stocks

It’s February 2020 and the market has been supposedly responding to news about the coronavirus. Stocks are down, bonds are up. But, the sun is still out, I’m still retired, and my morning cup of coffee is still delicious. I feel so deliciously human for sharing my morning cup of coffee with the rest of […]

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Missing Out on Investment Returns

2009 until now, 2020, it’s been an impressive decade for investment returns. We recovered from a crash in 2009 and have seen impressive returns ever since. But not all of us profited – many of us missed out on these investment returns. I had just finished residency in 2009 and had a decent chunk in […]

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Questions to Ask About Investing in the Market

For those of you who don’t feel comfortable investing in the market or don’t know where to invest your money, here are some good questions to start with. Come up a yes/no/meh answer after reading the question. If you can’t answer it, it might be worth researching the topic a little. The money we earn […]

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Real Estate versus Index Funds

There is nothing wrong with either investment option, whether real estate or index funds, as a strategy to accumulate wealth and build a passive income stream. Many investors are rather biased in either direction, borderline dogmatic. Investments, on the other hand, don’t give a fuck about you or your biases. They will go on to […]

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Basic Investing Concepts 2019

I bought my first stock as an investment in 2001. I don’t recall the name of the company, nor which trading platform I used. The strategy was to invest in whatever came across my computer screen at the time in order to grow a tiny amount into a massive sum. My immature investment strategies have […]