Month: October 2020

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Are You the Greater Fool?

There’s a hypothesis in investing called the Greater Fool Theory. According to this theory, it is possible to make money on an investment as long as there is someone willing to pay more than you (i.e. the greater fool). It doesn’t matter if the investment is overvalued or not. As long as there is a …

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Don’t Pay Off All of Your Debt

Every TikTok financial guru and #MoneyTwitter account will give you the same advice. Max out your 401k contributions, skip the Starbucks in the morning, do 100 pushups when you wake up, and pay off your debt to reach financial independence. This may work for some people, but it’s far from gospel. Here’s an interesting fact: …

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