Category Archives for Investing

Introducing budget-based investing…using M1 Finance

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    How to pick and invest in individual stocks automatically using your budget
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    Support your investments every time you shop
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    Become financially independent earlier with higher returns (i.e. 12% plus)...does budget-based investing provide higher returns than index fund investing?  I sure hope so!
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    Make investing great again with a super cool platform called M1 Finance!

Sounds great, right?  Must be a scam.  Only ponzi schemes make consistent 12% returns.  Oh, and whatever fund Dave Ramsey invests in...  Read on.

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How to Invest a Million

Someday soon you may have $1,000,000 to invest. For some of us...not so soon!  🙂 How would you invest it?  Enter your ideas at www.howtoinvestamillion.com for a chance to win "best portfolio" for $1,000,000.

Here's my entry!

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So you want to become a RIA? How to prepare for the Series 65:

RIA Mountain

1. Register With FINRA

Cost: $165​

http://testenrollment.finra.org/NASAA​

You will receive a confirmation e-mail after registering with an assigned ID number you will need to sign up for the test in step 2 below:

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Investing for all seasons…with Stocks, Real Estate, Gold, Bonds

Fall 2015​

In the fall of 2015, I was ready to pack it in.  I had two businesses going, things were OK financially, but I was burnt out.  I decided I was going to try to work for Dave Ramsey.  I applied to a couple jobs on his website, started thinking about closing my businesses, and called my sister-in-law to let her know things were going to be changing.

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Simplifying Investing

Investing is one of those things that is difficult to keep simple. If you want to understand it better and decide to research and study it, you come to realize that you know even less and that there’s so much more to learn. Kind of like quicksand, the more you struggle, the worse it gets…nope, that’s not really a good analogy, but it’ll have to do. Moving on… Being as this blog is about keeping life simple, why would I discuss investing? Here’s why…

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