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How to beat inflation

How to beat inflation Are you feeling the impact of higher prices in the supermarket and restaurants and higher prices at the gas pump? It seems everywhere you go these days, you are paying more money out of pocket to have a simple meal or to purchase necessities. Inflation is the reason behind...

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Beware of Inflation & Your Investments

Since the 2008 financial crisis, the global economy has been rebounding with inflation hovering around all-time lows in many parts of the world before the onset of the coronavirus pandemic. It’s a situation consumers were getting accustomed to and perhaps comfortable with. But now the ‘honeymoon...

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3 money strategies to use when Investing

Many people think that getting started with investing is like climbing Mount Everest with only one bottle of water to stay hydrated. Investing can seem next to impossible. It can also be perceived as an activity for the smart or the rich. Here are three strategies to use with...

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IPO vs APO..what should I do?

First, let’s break down what are IPOs and APOs. An IPO refers to the process of offering shares of a private corporation to the public in a new stock issuance, while an APO offering is when a company that has already made an IPO, issues a new set of corporate shares to the public. Companies will...

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How to create a starter investment portfolio

Trading time for dollars can lead to a never-ending rat race that will likely leave you struggling with your money. I know it sounds harsh but sometimes we need a hard dose of reality to get us back on track to living the life of our dreams. Going to school, finding that dream job so you can...

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Here's what you should know about cryptocurrencies

In the last few weeks, Bitcoin (BTC), the most popular cryptocurrency, traded below $30,000 per Bitcoin. This is after Bitcoin traded as high as $64,000 back in mid-April and as low as $32,000 at the start of this year. This is definitely a highly volatile financial security. There is much...

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How important is geographical diversification when investing?

We all grew up hearing the old saying “never put all your eggs in one basket.” Back in the day, I would hide my little savings all over the house, and even in the backyard, just in case my siblings found it. I knew there would be a low chance of them finding all of my “money stash” and my savings...

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Wasted time is more precious than wasted money

Wasted time is more precious than wasted money Do you see yourself in this story? You show up to work everyday and you put your all into your job or your business. You are good at what you do and your colleagues recognize and praise you for it. You are a superstar, and you earn a high income and...

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INVESTING IS EASY, YOU JUST NEED TO START

Investing is certainly a major buzzword these days. Everyone you know is talking about mutual funds, stocks, bitcoin, cryptocurrency. If you are like me, then you have friends bragging about their high returns from investing in IPOs (initial public offerings) and APOs (additional public...

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Mind your Business - 5 big financial mistakes that business owners make

5 big financial mistakes that business owners make Ignoring your credit score Paying little attention to gross profit and input costs / Focusing on sales not profits Procrastinating a deep understanding of your cash position Unclear payment terms and periods Fall into the trap of the sunk...

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