Personal Reflections FEB 2020

There hasn’t been much of a change in my debt since my last update.  So, as February draws to a close I thought I would take a break from the normal debt and asset updates and post up a few random thoughts and let you know what I’ve been up to this … [Read More...]

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Make Better Investments Using Corporate Finance

To be a successful investor, you have to know what your stock positions are worth. I'm not referring to simple metrics like the current stock price or market capitalization.  I'm talking about the actual value of a firm using concepts and fundamentals found in … [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...]

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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]

Five Benefits of Hiring a Mortgage Broker for First Time Home Buyers

Buying your first home can be an overwhelming and confusing process. Not only are there several steps that must be taken in the right order, but the process is full of terms you may not know and paperwork you may not fully understand.  Thankfully, first time … [Read More]

Avoiding Obvious Retirement Planning (or lack of planning) Mistakes

There’s a big difference between wanting to retire early and actually retiring. Hey, everybody! I’m ready to join the party! I’ve been told by bossman that I’m now going to be writing here once a month. You ready? I certainly am. Rather than an extended … [Read More]