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Why do people believe that housing is such a great investment?

November 26, 2009

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Since I am a visual kind of person, I have two graphs shown below.  The graph on top shows housing prices from 1890 to Present.  The graph below it shows the Dow Jones Industrial Average from roughly the same time frame (1900 to Present). What is interesting is that the graph of housing reveals that […]

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How I save $40,000 per year

September 14, 2009

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One word.  Automation.  Ramit Sethi, of I Will Teach You To Be Rich wrote an excellent post on how to automate your finances. Here is the link if you want to read more: http://www.iwillteachyoutoberich.com/automating-your-money/ So how have I applied this to my life? First of all, you have to understand the hierarchy of where you […]

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Why you should be investing in index funds

August 30, 2009

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Many people have misconceptions about the stock market.  In fact, I would venture to say that most  people have little to no idea what they are doing at all.  I would highly   recommend getting a copy of the book, The Intelligent Investor by Benjamin Graham.  As you can see on the cover, Warren Buffet still […]

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