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Please, Don’t Borrow Money to Invest in Bitcoin (or Anything Else)
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The road to long-term wealth can be a long one, and when you think about it, many of us take some pretty extreme steps to reach our financial goals. Saving up enough cash for retirement often means investing a percentage of your income for several decades, for example. Some of us start businesses with long […]

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Sub-savings accounts: How to save for anything in 3 steps
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You know what would be great? If we could always be ready for the unexpected. Like, say, dropping a comically oversized bottle of champagne worth thousands of dollars like this dude. Here’s a system that can help you prepare for even the worst emergencies WHILE allowing you to save for awesome purchases in the future: Sub-savings accounts Sub-savings accounts […]

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The Most Efficient, Science-Based Way to Learn and Memorize Practically Anything
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For the first 28 years of my life, I thought there was only one way to memorize information: brute force repetition. If my schooling taught me anything, it was that the way to do well on tests was to make detailed notes and then read them until your eyes bled. This style of learning is […]

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Eight Questions to Ask Yourself Before Investing in Anything
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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? […]

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No One Owes You Anything
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I recently ran across a letter written by the writer, investment advisor, and politician Harry Browne. It was a letter intended for his nine-year-old daughter and was published as part of his syndicated newspaper column. I want to share it in its entirety: * * * It’s Christmas and I have the usual problem of […]

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What to Do When Saving Anything Meaningful for Retirement Seems Impossible
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Frank is a reader of The Simple Dollar who has messaged me on Facebook a few times. He has a solid job working for the state and makes about $42,000 a year. He is married and has three children. However, Frank’s wife is pretty ill. She has multiple sclerosis and is now wheelchair bound. It […]

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