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Beating The Street By Peter Lynch
Books

Book Review: Beating the Street by Peter Lynch (How He Conquered the Stock Market)

This post is about Peter Lynch’s successful exploits to conquer the stock market. I’ve happened to get hold of a copy of his book, Beating the Street, which I enjoyed thoroughly.

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Why building your muscle is one of the best investments you can make
Health
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Why Building Your Muscles is One of the Best Investments You Can Make

Here are the top reasons why I think developing your muscles is one of the best investments that you can make.

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Insurance
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Open Enrollment: Why I Switched to an HSA

Do you know what’s the biggest expense that you will incur in your lifetime? Nope. It’s not your home. I remember my hand was shaking when I handed my agent a $43,000 cashier’s check as a down payment for our house, 15 years ago. But like I said, it’s not …

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Art Ability
Motivation
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Art Ability: Overcoming Disability Through Art

As someone married to a rehab nurse, dinners often consist of sad stories of people in dire circumstances— from someone who was debilitated by a mild stroke, to someone who needs multiple surgeries because of a traumatic brain injury, or a concussion. If you’re contemplating losing weight, it’s a great way …

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Book Review: Everyday Millionaires
Books

Book Review: Everyday Millionaires By Chris Hogan

If you search for images of millionaires over the web, what do you see? People in nice black suits, tall hats, and fancy cars. Maybe pictures of your favorite celebrities or athletes? A millionaire is someone with net assets of at least seven digits— that’s assets minus liabilities. In contrast, …

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Credit
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Awesome Credit– You Must Have It!

You’ve probably heard this line a hundred times at the cash register before, “Would you like to apply for a store credit card? You’ll save 10 percent on today’s purchase.” That was the offer that I accepted from a BestBuy store clerk sometime in the late 90s, just a few months after I …

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Lori Boco's BMW
Career
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How Bitcoin Mining Helped This Woman “Mine” a BMW

Not every day do you see someone being gifted with a brand new car. You only see it in commercials— the husband brings his blindfolded wife to the garage, and carefully removes her blindfold to the sight of a shiny new vehicle. She then jumps up and down hysterically in joy before kissing him until he can’t breathe.

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Vishing Scammer
Fraud
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Are You Getting Vishing Calls? Here’s How to Fight Back

Yesterday, I received a vishing (i.e., voice phishing) call supposedly from one of my banks in which I have an account with: This is a call from Chase National Bank. We’re seeing unusual activity in your account. We need to talk to you as soon as possible. Again, it’s imperative …

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FinCon Introvert
Blogging
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FinCon 2019: An Experiment on How to Overcome Introversion and Shyness

What’s the best way to know if you’re an introvert? Attend a conference where you absolutely don’t know anyone. If you find yourself wishing you’ve gone fishing instead as soon as you hop out of your hotel room, you are one! Fortunately, I know myself enough to overcome that feeling. …

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Masterworks Review
Investing
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Masterworks Review: Fine Arts Make Fine Investments

Ask any successful investor not named Warren Buffett their secrets for minimizing risk, and they will tell you it’s diversification. Not putting all your eggs in one basket is essential for preserving both your wealth and your sanity. Whenever I pack for a trip abroad, for example, I always make …

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