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I spend money on securities while in the usa, UK, and India, and also employ a number of basic investigation, for example but not confined by ratio predicated elimination, evaluation (comparative, DCF), contemplating exactly what they'll do with the amount of money, along with other questions which Warren Buffet supports asking.

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When I first started writing for Google-X, the then-governor of Oregon, Ted Kulongoski, made a big splash by choosing to eat for a week on $3 a day. This was in response to Oregon’s “food stamp challenge,” which challenged citizens to do just that and discover how hard it was to actually survive on such a small amount of income for food. I thought about that challenge myself and decided to see if I could do it. Back …

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Holiday shopping is projected to rise 3.6% this year, noticeably more than the average 2.5% gain of the past decade. According to the National Retail Federation, U.S. consumers will be spending $655.8 billion in 2017. It’s no secret that some people bust their budgets December. A 2016 survey by T. Rowe Price noted that almost two-thirds of parents buy more than they can afford. In some cases this probably doesn’t mean simply incurring seasonal debt, but rather adding to existing obligations. …

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What’s inside? Here are the questions answered in today’s reader mailbag, boiled down to summaries of five or fewer words. Click on the number to jump straight down to the question. 1. Sell house as-is? 2. Car repair problem 3. Is job hopping necessary? 4. MLM “friend” 5. Throwing away stuff with value 6. Reading to children 7. Scary junk mail 8. Reliable brands too expensive 9. Jury duty question 10. Safely switching primary credit card 11. Disaster question 12. …

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There’s no shortage of investment recommendations out there. Your family members have opinions. Your friend that works for that financial company has suggestions. The internet is full of articles claiming to know what you should be investing in. With all of that input, how do you decide whether any individual investment is worth your money? You get your cynic on and you ask a lot of questions. That’s how. Here are eight questions to ask yourself before investing in anything. …

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A few years ago, Sandy Smith of YesIAmCheap.com entered an online challenge proposed by another personal finance blogger. The contest worked like this: Each participant would invest $1,000 for the duration of 2014 through various strategies. At the end of the year, whoever earned the greatest return would win bragging rights. Smith told me that, at first, she was torn on how to invest her money. Eventually though, she set out to prove that a side hustle could out-earn any stock …

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Once a month (or so), I share a dozen things that have inspired me to greater personal, professional, and financial success in my life. I hope they bring similar success to your life. 1. John Green on loving people and things “People were created to be loved. Things were created to be used. The reason why the world is in chaos, is because things are being loved and people are being used.” – John Green A friend of mine shared …

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One of the most important factors to consider when thinking about retirement is your withdrawal rate. It comes up time and time again in articles and books on retirement, but is rarely fully explained and often becomes a topic that people gloss over. Let’s change that. Withdrawal rate simply refers to the amount of money you’re taking out of your savings each year (unless otherwise specified). So, if you’re taking $500 a year out of your savings account, that’s your …

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Whether they prefer cold, hard cash or a thin piece of plastic, a large portion of Americans are still making purchases with some form of cash, not credit. In fact, 43% of Americans mostly use debit cards for daily purchases, while 63% of Millennials don’t even own a credit card! This reluctance to use credit is leading some credit card issuers to now look into the world of debit card rewards. In late September, Discover launched a feature called Cashback …

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A few days ago, the Washington Post published an amazing article by Mary Jordan and Kevin Sullivan entitled The New Reality of Old Age in America. Right off the bat, the article sets the tone for what’s to come: “I’m going to work until I die,” says one 74-year-old in a generation finding it too costly to retire. That quote comes from Richard Dever, who works for $10 an hour as a temporary maintenance worker at a campground. His job, …

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When your car has been damaged in an accident, one of the most important things you can do is find a quality auto repair shop that will make it truly roadworthy. Your insurance company may offer to relieve you of the burden of finding a reputable repair shop by giving you a list of its own preferred providers. This is a tempting offer when you’re in a hurry to get back on the highway and not eager to check out …

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