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Optimistic investing: be positive but avoid potential pitfalls

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By its very nature, long-term investing requires a leap of faith and a generally optimistic outlook on life. The investor believes first that there will be a future that will include him or her and second that the capital accumulated at a younger stage of life will have more value than if it had been spent as soon as it was earned. MORE

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Retirement and Money Part 5 – Make Peace with the Stock Market

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You’re entitled to be sick of the stock market by the time you retire. All those decades of rallies and crashes. Making money, losing money. It’s stressful enough to endure these ups and downs while you’re still working and have time to save more for retirement. MORE

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Too Good to Be True

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It’s a universal truth of money, indeed of life. “When something is too good to be true, it usually is.” Anyone who has been sweet-talked into an investment that promises to produce magical returns, buck the stock market trend or be virtually risk-free while offering a high yield has ignored this truth. MORE

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Rebalancing and How It Becomes More Crucial As You Age

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In investing, it’s okay to be wrong. Just be sure it’s on the small stuff and not on big questions like how much money to have in the stock market. Let’s look at a way of putting up a fence in your portfolio to keep stocks right where you want them. MORE

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Good Debt or Bad Debt

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The debt debate has been raging over the past couple of weeks. When you are considering borrowing money for that next purchase, remember that there are good types of debt and bad types of debt. MORE

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