Not Sure How to Buy Stocks? Our Beginners Guide to Getting Invested

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You can let something like Betterment pick your stocks but if you’re ready to dabble on your own, we’ll teach you how to do the job yourself.

To Roth or Not to Roth? That is the Question

To Roth or Not to Roth? That is the Question

In this episode we answer another listener question about whether he should invest in a Traditional 401k, a Roth 401k, or both.

Investing for Beginners 101: What Is Investing and Why It Matters?

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You need to invest your money. It simply doesn’t make sense not to. Even if you only invest 5% of your money, it would still be worth it. This is your investing for beginners 101 cheat sheet. We explain the basics of simple investing and aim to inspire the proper mindset you need to succeed.

The Scariest 1%: The Impact of Fees in the Long Term

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What’s a measly 1%? It’s a lot in terms of fees. We will show you the impact of fees in the long term. Fees can eat into your investments more than you realize and the impact of those fees in the long term can devastate your retirement savings.ong term. 

Dollar Cost Averaging: Put Your Money on Autopilot

Dollar Cost Averaging

Dollar cost averaging is a simple yet effective strategy that will help you grow real wealth. The best part is, you can put your money on autopilot.

Invest or Pay Off Debt? That is the Question.

invest or pay off debt

There are a lot of questions in personal finance but maybe the biggest is invest or pay off debt? That is the question today.

5 Simple Rules That Will Help You Make Better Financial Decisions

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There are a few simple rules of thumb you can apply to your personal finances. We know math is hard but the mathematics of investing are really straightforward.

How The Current Economy is Affecting Your Wallet

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The media loves to talk about the economy in a broad sense but what does it mean for us individually? We’ll explain how the current economy is affecting your wallet. 

What The F**k Are Stock Buybacks (And What Do They Mean For You)?

stock-buybacks

2018 has been a big year for stock buybacks. But what the f**k are stock buybacks and what do they mean for you? 

The Gradual Move from Fear to Greed and How to Protect Yourself

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Be fearful when others are greedy. The market may correct itself soon, don’t get caught with your pants down.

Inflation vs Deflation and Why It Matters

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Inflation vs deflation and what benefits to knowing? We’ll explain the basics and what you need to know to make sure your money keeps pace.

Average Net Worth By Age: How Do You Stack Up?

average networth by age

Net worth is a useful tool to gauge your overall financial picture. We have good data in America for average net worth by age. See how you stack up and because LMM listeners are not average, what your net worth by age should be. 

Using Tax-Loss Harvesting to Improve Your Returns

Tax-Loss-Harvesting

Tax loss harvesting is a term you’ve probably heard but don’t know what it means. It may seem obscure, but it’s a good weapon to have in your investing arsenal. So just what the f**k is tax loss harvesting?

Avoid These Common Investor Behavioral Mistakes

Common Investor Mistakes

As humans, we don’t always make the most rational decisions. Sometimes other things trump rational thought. Avoid these common investor behavioral mistakes.

Diversify Investments with Options To Insulate Your Portfolio.

Diversify Investments

You know it’s important to diversify your investments. But do you know how? We’ll explore using options on an inverse index to insulate your portfolio.

Why Estate Planning is Important to Your Overall Financial Health

Why Estate Planning is Important to Your Overall Financial Health

Have some money or a family? Then you need estate planning. I’ll give you a primer to familiarize you with what it involves.

Getting Schooled On Bonds

Getting Schooled On Bonds

A few months ago we did an introduction to bonds episode. We wanted to get a little deeper into the topic and a listener, Eric, agreed to help us out.

Where to Put Your Money First

Where to Put Your Money First

Which of your financial obligations should you meet first, loans, investing, credit cards? Learn where to best allocate your money.

How Exactly Does Peer to Peer Lending Work

How Exactly Does Peer to Peer Lending Work

Peer to peer lending can be a great way to make money for lenders and for borrowers to get help without using a bank. We’ll explain how it works.

You Can’t Buy Patience

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Do you want to buy a solution to your money problems? Can you flawlessly execute a desk flip? If so, you may suffer from chronic No Patience Syndrome.

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