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Five Habits That Self-Made Rich People Have

Five Habits That Self-Made Rich People Have

How you spend your time each day determines how your life unfolds. It determines, among other things, whether you end up rich or poor. A researcher has looked at how the rich spend their time, and it’s only 4 hours each day that set the rich apart from other people....

How to Attract Money Like a Billionaire

How to Attract Money Like a Billionaire

Not many people think about their relationship to money. But we all have one, and it’s different depending on your personality and your experiences in life. Here are four different money attitudes. Which one are you? And which one would you like to be? 1. The Survivor...

Five Reasons to Become Financially Independent

Five Reasons to Become Financially Independent

  Why even bother? Why postpone your spending so you can invest and have more money for spending in the future? What if you’re happy with your life and your job as it is? I’ll tell you why. It’s my firm conviction that everybody should invest purposefully to become...

Ten Reasons You Stop Yourself From Investing in Stocks

Ten Reasons You Stop Yourself From Investing in Stocks

You’ll find them all over, but you don’t notice them. Who? The people who want to invest in stocks but never do. They’ll read business news, hang out in Facebook groups about stock market investing, and some of them might even read this blog post. They’ll do anything...

The 10 Most Important Characteristics of the YOLO Investor

The 10 Most Important Characteristics of the YOLO Investor

Phillip, a first-year student, was just 21 years old and still living with Mom when he bought his first shares. His mother, who had taken several investing courses, had been trying to get him interested in investing for the last five years. Initially, she was happy to...

Share Buyback: Three Things to Watch Out For

Share Buyback: Three Things to Watch Out For

What does it mean when a company announces share buybacks? Is it a good thing or bad thing? Should you rejoice or worry about it? The short answer is that share buybacks are good when they benefit the shareholder and bad when they don’t. The next question is, when are...

The Five Steps to Financial Freedom

The Five Steps to Financial Freedom

  What’s the difference between being financially free and being financially independent? What do these terms really mean? Many people use them without fully understanding what they mean or how to get there. In this blog post, I’ll go through the five steps to reach...

Five Myths About Stock Investing That Can Hold You Back

Five Myths About Stock Investing That Can Hold You Back

The first time I spoke to my friends about investing, I received a very blunt and defensive response. “It’s very risky,” said one of my friend’s sisters who was also at the birthday dinner. I explained that I knew what I was doing, so it wasn’t that risky, but she...

Five Ways To Buy More Happiness

Five Ways To Buy More Happiness

There are a lot of blogs and well-intentioned advice about saving, but very little information about how to spend your money.  How many times have you read or heard that you should avoid buying cafe lattes and invest the money instead? But what if going to a cafe is...

How To Tell If You’re Addicted To Stocks

How To Tell If You’re Addicted To Stocks

This blog post is for fun - and then again, it's dead serious.  I remember a wonderful spring day when a friend I hadn't seen for years was visiting Copenhagen. We had studied together in New York almost two decades earlier.  We were sitting at a winery in Copenhagen,...

Ten Crazy Signs of a Stock Market Bubble

Ten Crazy Signs of a Stock Market Bubble

How do you know if there's a stock market bubble? The thing about asset bubbles is that you only know for certain that they were there when they've popped. But still, there are signs that you can look for. What are those signs? I'll take you through the top 10 signs...

Five Emotional Advantages to Investing in Stocks

Five Emotional Advantages to Investing in Stocks

When talking about the advantages of investing in stocks, most people talk about financial profit and returns, but cool cash is far from the only thing you gain when you invest.   A lot of people have a specific financial goal. Maybe they invest to be able to retire...

How to Make a Successful Financial New Year’s Resolution

How to Make a Successful Financial New Year’s Resolution

There is no better time to look forward than New Year's Eve. It's a great time to plan ahead and choose something new to do or something old to improve. But chances are it's nothing new. You've probably set a New Year's resolution before - and failed to keep it. Maybe...

How to Gift Shares for Christmas

How to Gift Shares for Christmas

Why not give shares for Christmas or birthday presents? They don't clutter or take up space, and it's the type of gift that keeps on giving. If you select shares in some good companies, they'll hopefully increase in value over time. But more importantly than that, you...

Your Quick Guide to Investing in IPOs

Your Quick Guide to Investing in IPOs

Investing in companies going public on the stock exchange can be very alluring. Many private investors dream about hitting the next jackpot, like Amazon, Microsoft, or Google. Did you know that if you had invested 18 USD in Amazon's initial public offering (IPO) in...

How to Reduce Taxes on Stocks

How to Reduce Taxes on Stocks

Taxes can eat up a big chunk of your capital gains, and they really affect the long-term effect of compounding.  The good news is that there are steps you can take to minimize the taxes you pay on stock gains. The tax regulations are different from country to country,...

Three Ways Stocks Can Boost Your Career

Three Ways Stocks Can Boost Your Career

This blog is about investing in stocks so you become financially free. What does that really mean? Do you invest so that you can laze around on the couch all day and let other people do the work?  No, not at all. You can use stocks as a tool to get a better life with...

Warren Buffett’s Top Stock Picks

Warren Buffett’s Top Stock Picks

Buffett is all about buying stocks that are cheap and keeping them for the long haul. This investment strategy has made him one of the world's richest men.   What does his stock portfolio look like right now? The good news is that you can easily look that up on...

Top 20 Best Websites for Stock Research

Top 20 Best Websites for Stock Research

There are a lot of tools available for you as an investor, but it's easy to get lost on the internet. This list will help you cut to the chase and find the best sites quicker.  Here are the 20 best online tools and websites for value investors:  1. The Company's Own...

Five Signs of an Owner-Oriented Management

Five Signs of an Owner-Oriented Management

Good management can turn an ailing company into a great one, and bad management can ruin an otherwise good company. When you invest, it's important to evaluate the leadership. You want a CEO who thinks like an owner of the business. How do you find that? What should...

The 20 Best Movies About Money and Stocks

The 20 Best Movies About Money and Stocks

It's so easy to get sucked up in the fear or the euphoria of the market and forget the bigger picture. Fortunately, we have so many good movies that teach us about history and about the inner workings of the market. Why not kick back and enjoy yourself while learning...

How to Shatter the Glass Ceiling With Stocks

How to Shatter the Glass Ceiling With Stocks

The Me Too movement has swept across many countries and industries. It has helped put an end to serial offenders, which is good, but there's still a long road ahead to fight gender inequality in general. We need a second movement to overcome gender inequality and...

Ten Thoughts to Make You Rich

Ten Thoughts to Make You Rich

Our lives are built on the voices of our childhood.  What do your voices tell you?  That rich people are greedy? That investing is risky? That money is the root of all evil? I hope not, because you'll stay stuck with those thoughts. Notice what the voices inside you...

Why You Might Be Richer Than Your Wealthy Neighbor

Why You Might Be Richer Than Your Wealthy Neighbor

You might be a lot richer than you think you are. Even if you own nothing, you might be richer than the person down the road with the big house and the fancy car. Why is that? I'll tell you why. Let's look at what wealth is by using the example of two people. The...

Buffett’s Five Rules for Investing

Buffett’s Five Rules for Investing

Buffett became a billionaire by investing in stocks, and his method is simple. It's about buying stocks that are cheap.  Yes, thanks, that sounds easy... But stocks in which kinds of companies? What are the criteria for selecting them? What are the rules? Here are the...

Charlie Munger’s Seven Rules for a Happy Life

Charlie Munger’s Seven Rules for a Happy Life

It's easy to say you've lived a happy life if you're a nearly 100-year-old billionaire. But it wasn't always like that. When Charlie Munger was 31 years old, he lost his nine-year-old son Teddy to cancer. Munger had gotten divorced a year before his son was diagnosed....

10 Types of Companies to Avoid Investing in

10 Types of Companies to Avoid Investing in

"What stocks should I invest in?" You've probably asked this question many times. Maybe you've even googled it in frustration. But there's another question you should ask (or google) first, and that's: "What should I avoid investing in?" There are two reasons why this...

Beile Grünbaum

I am a former financial journalist with experience at Reuters, amongst others, and national newspapers in Copenhagen, Denmark, where I live. After being fired on maternity leave, I became a full time investor. My mission is to help you become financially independent.

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