The Permanent Portfolio: Built to Profit Under Any Economic Condition?

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I used to worry about losing money in the stock market. I didn’t believe I was smart enough to manage it myself. Turns out, you don’t need to be a stock analyst to invest. You only need to understand a few simple principles and you’ll do better than most.

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.

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. 

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?

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 […]

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.

Estate Planning: A Primer on Why It’s Essential to Your Financial Health

Estate Planning: A Primer on Why It’s Essential to Your 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.

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.

How to Master Your Wealth, Gangsta Style!

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Don’t manage your money like an old white dude. Manage your money like a gansta! Learn how via our rap video and new book, Mastering Mint.

An Interview with Mark Deal of Foreign Investor Resource Group

Mark Deal

We interview Mark Deal who founded a company that connects overseas investors with Americans who want to start businesses and create new jobs.

Where to Put Your Money First

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

When To Invest and When to Just Save

"Wealth can only be accumulated by the earnings of industry and the savings of frugality." —John Tyler

At LMM we bang the drum loudly in favor of investing over saving. But are there times when it’s better to just save? We’ll find out today.

Uninvested: Understanding the Pitfalls of Wall St

Uninvested: Understanding the Pitfalls of Wall St.

Today we interview Bobby Monks and Justin Jaffy about their book, Uninvested and understanding the pitfalls of Wall Street.

Financial Lessons Learned From The Game of Monopoly

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Did you play Monopoly with your family when you were a kid? If you did, you probably learned some valuable financial lessons, even if you tipped the board when you lost. Personal finance isn’t a game but there are lessons to be learned from the game of Monopoly.

Understanding Economic Bubbles

Economic Bubbles

 There are a lot of personal finance terms that are thrown around that many of us don’t really understand so when we hear them, we just nod and smile. But LMM is all about education so we’re going to devote this episode to understanding financial bubbles.

Wills, Trusts, and Estate Planning with Tyler

Tyler White: Military Attorney

We receive a lot of questions on these topics so we brought in an expert. Today we discuss wills, trusts, and estate planning with Tyler.

To Roth or Not to Roth? That is the Question

"To Roth or not to Roth"

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

The Case Against Active Trading

"If you are not willing to own a stock for 10 years, don't even think about owning it for 10 minutes." —Warren Buffett

Active trading is buying securities and holding them for a short time before selling. We put the practice on trial and make a case against it.

How to Research Stocks with Patrick Kenneally

Patrick Kenneally

Interested in purchasing individual stocks? Listener Patrick Kenneally teaches us how to research stocks.

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