Economics 101: What is Sunk Cost

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You’ve probably fallen victim to the sunk cost fallacy at some point. We explain what sunk costs are so you can avoid them.

How to Calculate Opportunity Cost With Every Choice You Make

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Opportunity cost is what you give up when you choose between options. No matter what we choose, there is a next best choice that we give up, that is the opportunity cost. We want to minimize our opportunity cost by choosing the option that benefits us most- risk vs. reward, cost vs. quality, salary vs. qualtiy of life.

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.

Should I Invest In Stocks? Getting Over The Fear Of Investing

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Have you asked yourself, “Should I invest in stocks?” If you’re not investing, maybe fear is stopping you. We’ll help you overcome the fear of investing.

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.

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

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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. 

The Ivy Portfolio: How to Invest Like Harvard and Yale

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Did you know that Harvard has a 37 billion dollar endowment?  That is a crazy amount of money.  And to be clear, that’s billion with a capital ‘B.’ Let’s examine what the pros do, the Ivy Portfolio, and you can replicate it.

Asset Allocation: How Does It Work and Why It’s So Important

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Asset allocation is simple. Buy 2,000 shares of Tesla, 5,000 shares of Amazon, and put the rest in the hot stock tip you got last week. Now, sit back, relax, and watch your portfolio grow forever. That’s obviously incorrect, but wouldn’t it be nice if it were that simple? But, contrary to popular opinion, asset allocation isn’t that complicated.

The Anatomy of a Well Balanced Investment Portfolio

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Balance is important in all aspects of life, including your financial portfolio. Find out what well balanced means when it comes to your portfolio.

Bull Vs. Bear: What To Do During Market Upturns and Downturns

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Questioning what animals have to do with the stock market? Learn the difference between bull vs. bear markets. Click here for enlightenment.

Surviving a Bear Attack: What to Do During a Bear Market

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Mace? No, not that kind of bear attack silly. The kind that happens when the stock market is down. Spoilers, don’t panic. That may work for both kinds.

10 Essential Investment Rules to Adopt for Financial Happiness

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Successful investors are successful because they adhere to a set of principles. This post outlines ten essential investment strategies you need to build wealth. In short, if you’re wondering how to get rich without getting lucky, this article is for you.

What Is An Index Fund And Why It’s A Great Way To Invest

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Do you have money in an index fund? Do you even really know what an index is? I’ll explain what an index is so you can better understand your investments.

Using Tax-Loss Harvesting to Improve Your Returns

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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?

Why Vanguard Funds Are First-Rate Amongst Investors

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If you read or listen to anything related to personal finance, you have heard of Vanguard Funds. But WTF are Vanguard Funds and why are they so popular?

The Easiest Investment Strategy To Grow Your Wealth : Investing for Dummies

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You have savings but no time to put it to work. I understand. That’s why you need a no effort investment strategy. Set it and forget it with no worries.

Ready to Learn How To Start Investing? We Think so.

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We want to show you investing is not hard, anyone can do it and you can start investing with any amount money. The earlier you start, the better so we’ll explain the basics of how to start investing.

How Stocks, Bonds, and Funds Work: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly

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We’ll discuss a boring subject, how stocks, bonds, and funds work but make it less boring by using Arrested Development to illustrate our points!

Market Timing: Is It an Advantageous Investing Strategy?

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When should you put your money into the market? When should you pull it out? Is there a best and worst time? Are you timing the market? If you are timing the market according to headlines, you’re doing it wrong.

8 Crazy Behavioral Investing Mistakes That Are Costing You Money

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

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