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?

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. 

11 Great Ways to Easily Invest $10,000 Like a Champ

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Investing a lump sum can be stressful, but it doesn’t have to be. To make it easier, we’ve narrowed down the possibilities to make this […]

529 College Savings Plans: What You Need to Know

529 College Savings Plans: What You Need to Know

College costs are rising. If you have kids and want to help them pay for college, the earlier you start a 529 Savings Plan, the more it will grow.

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.

How Exactly Does Peer to Peer Lending Work?

How Exactly Does Peer to Peer Lending Work?

Wondering how does peer to peer lending work? We’ll explain what you need to know and give you the rundown on some of the best peer to peer lending sites.

Recession Fire Drill: $250 Trillion World Debt Edition

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No one can predict when a recession will happen but October was warning of things to come. A recession fire drill if you will. When we understand what a recession is, we can take steps to protect ourselves from the fallout.

Money History: The Creation Of Money

Money History

It’s something we use every day but how often do you think about the history of money? It turns out, money history and the creatin of money is fascinating.

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

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

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!

Understanding The Time Value of Money Formula

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The time value of money and risk and return are two core concepts in personal finance. Luckily, each boils down to a pretty simple statement. The time value of money means your dollar today is worth more than your dollar tomorrow.

A Beginners Guide to Simple Investing

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There are many different aspects to personal finance but the one that is most intimidating is investing. By the time you finish reading Investing for Beginners, you will have all of the knowledge you need to start investing.

You Can’t Time The Market – But Can You?

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If you know personal finance you know the term timing the market. Is market timing is a good strategy or impossible to do?

All Things Gold

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We talk a lot about investing but rarely about investing in gold. It’s time for that to change. This is all things gold, why and how to invest in gold.

How Wills and Trusts Work, and Where to Start

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We’ll explain what a trust fund is, who needs one, if you need a will too, and how to set up a trust.

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.

What are Dividends? How to Become a Dividend Aristocrat

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What exactly are dividends and how do they work? When you invest in a company you get paid a portion of a company’s profits as a way to compensate you for your investment. These payments are called dividends and they are a form of passive income. 

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

how to start investing

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 to Interview and Hire a Financial Team

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You can DIY a lot of your financial life but sometimes you need some help. But you only want to choose the best people when it comes to your money. Today we’re discussing how to interview and hire a financial team.

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?

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