Mastering Money

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How well have you done with your investments over your lifetime? You've had some good years where you got twenty percent or so perhaps. But, like the rest of us, you have had some STINKERS. Most investors lose money an average of three years ou
Your job as an investor—or the job of the person you hire to manage your money—is to optimize gains, while minimizing losses.  Sounds easy, but today, you need a strategy built for the low interest rate environment of the 2020’s, not the 1990s.
Of the top 10 causes of death globally,  Alzheimer’s is  the only one that can’t currently be cured, slowed down, or prevented-- at least not yet. The disease manifests in different ways, with some patients living 20 years after diagnosis, but
The pandemic crash put an estimated 400,000 small businesses OUT of business. Millions of people lost their jobs and may of them are still looking for work. Many sectors of the economy were hurt, others had banner years.  Even now,  analysts re
Today on Mastering Money...It’s a MOTLEY FOOL MONDAY!! The Motley Fool Money Show is one of the most popular stock market TALK SHOWS in America today, featuring timely insights from top analysts.    "MOTLEY FOOL MONEY"  is heard by millions of
With politicians in Washington bent on adding to the national debt without mercy, more people want to do Roth conversions. The idea of being tax free for life has quite a ring to it!   As appealing as ROTH conversions sound, pain is involved so
Historically, we’ve always referred to the traditional sources of retirement income as a three-legged stool, composed of: 1. Government entitlement programs (Social Security and Medicare)...2. Personal savings and investments ...and , 3. Employ
Historically, we’ve always referred to the traditional sources of retirement income as a three-legged stool, composed of: 1. Government entitlement programs (Social Security and Medicare)...2. Personal savings and investments ...and , 3. Employ
Many investors are bewildered by the rise of the stock market since COVID 19.  Milestone after milestone has been hit, including a 30,000 Dow, even with the economy on one leg. As remarkable as it sounds, stocks still have room to run according
Today on Mastering Money...It’s a MOTLEY FOOL MONDAY!! The Motley Fool Money Show is one of the most popular stock market TALK SHOWS in America today, featuring timely insights from top analysts.    "MOTLEY FOOL MONEY"  is heard by millions of
The industry of Cybersecurity is growing every year at a very steady pace with no real end in sight. Think about it: When will the day come when you WOULDN’T want your company's computer systems secure? And when will the day come that the crook
The financial world is huge, and there are many different ways to invest for profit.  Some strategies focus on TIMING the markets, others focus on time IN the market.   Some methods of analysis are all about the big picture—choosing SECTORS to
A new landmark retirement study has found that the number of Protected Households has risen for the first time since 2018. The Alliance for Lifetime Income’s annual Protected Lifetime Income Study revealed a total of  3.1 million NEWLY  Protect
Getting the most from your investment dollars means focusing both on return AND risk. Smart investors who want to O8bring order into their portfolio understand that there will be ups and downs in the market. The key to worry free investing is h
Today on Mastering Money...It’s a MOTLEY FOOL MONDAY!! The Motley Fool Money Show is one of the most popular stock market TALK SHOWS in America today, featuring timely insights from top analysts.    "MOTLEY FOOL MONEY"  is heard by millions of
As we get reminded often, women have a better chance of making it to age 100 than men — in fact, 82% of the 53,364 centenarians alive in 2010 were female. There are even more today.   The ratio of females to males age 100 remains pretty steady-
Dividend growth stocks--the type of stocks that grow their dividend every year without fail-- have provided a steady way to grow wealth in good times and bad.  But how do you find the best ones? Many companies pay dividends but they pay them in
Whether knowingly or not, millions of Americans voted for higher gas and electricity prices when they voted for Joe Biden, and based on recent market action, they are already getting a return on their vote “investment.”  Joe Biden has been busy
Growing your retirement money without losses while owning a guaranteed lifetime income more than five times that of quality bonds is the key to retiring without the worry of going poor later in life. These benefits are only attainable with a pr
Today on Mastering Money...It’s a MOTLEY FOOL MONDAY!! The Motley Fool Money Show is one of the most popular stock market TALK SHOWS in America today, featuring timely insights from top analysts.    "MOTLEY FOOL MONEY"  is heard by millions of
When we hear about sudden, massive gains in speculative stocks like Tesla and GameStop or Bitcoin—the temptation is to feel like you somehow “missed out”.  But most investors of retirement age are not ready to put all their money into one or tw
If it feels like the price of everything you buy has been soaring, that’s because it HAS—even as central bankers everywhere worry about the danger of DEE-flation.   That said, the prices of many things like clothing, airline tickets and ladies'
How long does it take to DOUBLE your money? Using the Rule of 72, money doubles every eighteen years at four percent compounded, it doubles every twelve years at six percent compounded, and every nine years at eight percent compounded. Today, w
So…what’s the REAL secret to stock market success?  We’d all love to think that there is just one secret but in the real world it comes down to avoiding big mistakes, avoiding hunches, having a logical strategy, and buying stocks that the big i
Today on Mastering Money...It’s a MOTLEY FOOL MONDAY!! The Motley Fool Money Show is one of the most popular stock market TALK SHOWS in America today, featuring timely insights from top analysts.    "MOTLEY FOOL MONEY"  is heard by millions of
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