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Abandon All Hope

The stock market recently has been riding on hopes. In 2019, it was hopes of a trade deal. In July, hopes of a second stimulus. Hopes of a vaccine are driving the market in November. Generally, this is a good aspect of the stock market. After all, you buy a stock for its future returns. …

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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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How to Make Money in Stocks

The stock market is a mysterious entity. To some, it may seem like a casino. Others see it as an ATM. With the rise of Robinhood, more and more individual investors have been pouring money into the stock market. I’m sure you’ve seen your friend or neighbor talk about their portfolio gains, and I have …

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How Does Robinhood Make Money?

Robinhood has taken the world by storm. Millions of people are flocking towards this brokerage app, and it has firmly established itself as the go-to platform for many millennials and ‘zoomers’ alike. While everyone’s rushing to put their money into Robinhood, has anyone stopped to think about the company itself. How reliable and trustworthy is …

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