Personal Update 1, January 2020

Welcome to 2020.  I hope that all of you are achieving all your goals and have mapped out a plan for the year ahead.  Things are starting out well for me.  With the record highs in the markets my portfolio is sitting at near highs as well.  I’ve also seen some … [Read More...]

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Weekly Stock Pick & Favorite Reads

The stock to watch in the 47th week of the year is Apple (AAPL). You could say that Apple has been the hot stock for the last couple of years, but the recent decline in Apple's stock price has me keeping my eye on it this week. Since hitting an intraday high … [Read More...]

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Sandile Shezi – The Story of the South African Who Beat the Odds

Sandile Shezi is the man you see in the picture to your left, and his story is one that you would not first think of when looking at this picture. However, Sandile is currently South Africa’s youngest millionaire, at the tender age of 23, but did not inherit … [Read More...]

Mortgage Basics (and two great strategies to annoy your banker)

Mortgages. Even the name sounds like someone attaching chains to your legs, doesn’t it? But there’s good news: mortgages don’t have to be ominous, and if you do them wisely, you can come out ahead on your mortgage decision. Let’s start with what a … [Read More]

How To Maximize Your Income with Portfolio and Work Life Screens

I was chatting with my career coach on the phone this morning. We were discussing switching my plan from a “to do list” and yearly goals to a 90 day plan and yearly goals. The reason? Yearly goals and “to do lists” often have nothing to do with one another, … [Read More]

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Seven Benefits of Metal Recycling

By now, it is common knowledge that everyone should recycle, and yet, many people still do not do it. This is often because people have misconceptions about recycling, like that it takes too much work or that they don't get anything out of it. Alternately, … [Read More]

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How to buy your Car Online: Respecting Women and the Art of Negotiation

As a general rule, the idea of stepping outside of your house to purchase something is considered to be old-fashioned in the modern age. Strangely, however, this is never mentioned when people discuss rising levels of obesity, despite the fact that you can now … [Read More]

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FX Training: Why You Should Put Down the Book and Get on Your Platform

If you’re just starting out in the world of trading, it can be an extremely daunting time. Training on the Foreign Exchange (Forex) markets is not as trivial as it might at first appear, but it isn’t impossible, given the right amout of training. … [Read More]

Want A Raise? Try These Two Tricks

There’s a trick to getting more money, and it’s not begging your boss for a raise. According to a recent USA Today article, compensation for CEOs of companies in the S&P 500 jumped 13% in 2013. That means that more people at the top are making over $100 … [Read More]