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Month: April 2019

Financial Mistakes to Avoid At All Costs

Financial Mistakes to Avoid At All Costs

Let’s look at over ten common financial mistakes individuals make that wreck them on rocky shores immediately or after years of neglect. Failure to insure life, health, and property.  Keep in mind one can insure a stock or even a stock index with an option called a “long put.” Failure to have an injury/ailment/illness treated in a timely fashion. Concentrating too much on too few (highly) speculative stocks or funds. Over-diversifying waters down your returns. People “diversify” into securities they…

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Common Sense and Objectivism: Power Through Obstacles

Common Sense and Objectivism: Power Through Obstacles

What do you tell yourself before you face a day or a year of battling the agents of dystopia and apathy? These excerpts are a good starting point. Excerpt from Common Sense, written in 1776 by Thomas Paine I do not choose to be a common man. It is my right to be uncommon … if I can. I seek opportunity … not security. I do not wish to be a kept citizen, Humbled and dulled by having the State…

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Odd Money Saving Ideas – Plus, What to do With the Proceeds

Odd Money Saving Ideas – Plus, What to do With the Proceeds

Make settlement offers on debts owed to you. Start cooking staples at home. This can cut your food bill by up to 90%. Buy your rice cooker or microwave, etc. at a place like Goodwill. Buy in bulk when you’re sure you’re getting a good deal. List weird collectible items on eBay if you’re under the limit for listing fees. If you have long-term food storage, consider eating some of it to save money. Unless you have at least one…

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