Should Humans Buy & Hold?

Feb 25, 2019 by

Can an investment strategy work in practice that requires regular decision-making and market assessments from an inescapably emotion-laden human with his or her own money at stake?

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Net Worth: How Are You Doing?

Dec 18, 2018 by

If you’re visiting this site, you’re probably focused on making better money choices, paying off debt, and saving more. But how do you know where you stand? Are you ahead or behind Americans your age?

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Dividend Portfolio Update

Nov 7, 2017 by

I’ve built a portfolio of relatively low-risk, high-dividend stocks that now generates enough cash to cover roughly one-third of our living expenses. That feels good.

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Are Rising Rates Good?

Sep 20, 2017 by

Rising interest rates generally reward savers and punish borrowers. But there are other, less obvious benefits. Guest post from Patty Moore of Working Mother Life!

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Investment Types—for Newbies

Jul 12, 2017 by

You know you should be investing, but don’t know where or how to start. Well, start here. 🙂

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Fossil Fuel Is Dead

Jun 14, 2017 by

Let’s discuss: Investors with a time horizon of more than 5 years should avoid fossil fuel-related companies, mutual funds, and ETFs.

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IRS May Have Your Money!

Mar 6, 2017 by

The IRS says it owes about $1 BILLION in total to an estimated 1 million taxpayers. Are you one?

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Why I Love Capital Gains (and ...

Feb 23, 2017 by

What’s the best thing about capital gains? The income tax you don’t pay on them!

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Top 10 Posts 2016!

Jan 18, 2017 by

What did visitors to Money Counselor read most in 2016?

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Why the Trump Bump?

Dec 27, 2016 by

The S&P 500 is up 5.8% since U.S. Election Day. Do investors love Trump so much, or might the reasons for the stock price run-up be a bit more complex?

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