Investment Myth #1: Your Size is a Disadvantage

Most people have read the story of David vs. Goliath. Goliath, a Philistine warrior, reportedly measured six foot nine inches, wore a bronze helmet and full body armour. He carried a javelin, spear and sword, while an attendant carried his large shield. Meanwhile David, an Israelite shepherd boy, had no experience of war and was […]

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The #1 Billionaire Industry

According to Forbes, there is one industry responsible for creating 151 billionaires worldwide. An industry where the likes of Warren Buffett and Carl Icahn participate… Investments!! Today, these billionaires use the cash-flow from their businesses to invest in the businesses of others. In essence, they leverage the efforts of fellow entrepreneurs and innovators.  By doing […]

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Entrepreneurs, Lottery Winners and Sports Stars

Can you remember back to buying your first lotto ticket? How about the time you kicked your first football? Or that day you started your first business? I bet you had grand visions. Visions of winning big. In most cases, winning big included a large financial gain. You assumed that if you could just make […]

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3 Rules Investors Must Follow

According to the late 2014 release of Dalbar’s Quantitative Analysis of Investor Behavior (QAIB), the average investor in a blend of equities and fixed-income mutual funds garnered only a 2.6% net annualized rate of return for the 10-year time period ending Dec. 31, 2013. The same average investor didn’t fare any better over longer time frames.  The […]

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