The Stock Market Is Always Overvalued

Ths Stock Market Is Always Overvalued

The stock market has always seemed overvalued to me.  I remember when I first started investing in the mid-1990s.  The Dow Jones Industrial Average was closing in on 5000.  It made me nervous.  The market had moved too far, too fast.  I just knew a correction was coming.  The market is now four times higher […]

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The Perils of Restless Change

The Perils of Restless Change

MightyInvestor.com is an optimistic place.  This is because we really do believe you can build a phenomenal career, save up a massive financial buffer, and invest such that you beat 80 percent of professional investors. That said, we sometimes throw out a note of caution.  And here is one. Beware the perils of restless change.  […]

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Build Wealth on The Trailing Edge of Technology

Build Wealth on the Trailing Edge of Technology

You can get rich riding the trailing edge of technology.  This means just buy slightly used or slightly older models of cell phones. Here’s an example.  I’ve decided to upgrade my cell phone.  I’m doing this because I want a higher quality camera for making videos for MightyInvestor.com.  I’ve done my research, and I’m going to […]

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Quick Savings: Share Amazon Prime

Share Amazon Prime

Did you know you can share your Amazon Prime subscription benefits with family members and another adult?  My parents, sister, and I have been sharing for years.  We keep the prime membership in my name, but rotate who pays each year.  Same exact benefit, one third the cost. (Please note that the terms of service […]

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Try To Get Rich Quick

Get Rich Quick

If you are going to focus intensely on investing and building wealth, something will tempt you as too good to be true.  If you are young, I hope you try it, and I hope you lose some money. It will teach you a harsh lesson early in life.  Getting rich quick almost never works. It’s […]

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Aim High–And Get Your Foot in The Door

Aim High and Get Your Foot in the Door

I’ve written before about the value of institutions, how they impact your life and very sense of self, and why you should think hard about which institutions you associate with. Now. I want to make sure you are aiming high enough. No matter who you are, if you are going to work for someone else or […]

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Don’t Run From Institutions

Don't Run From Institutions

I have learned some hard lessons in life.  One is the value of institutions. For much of my adult life, I always had one foot out the door of whatever institution I was affiliated with.  In college, I enjoyed being there, but wished I was more challenged.  I also found the politics on campus infantile.  […]

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Stocks Are The Perfect Investment

Stocks Are The Perfect Investment

For me, stocks are the perfect investment.  Here’s why: Over time (20 years or more), stocks as an asset class have almost always performed better than any other investments.  (This is for investments in the developed, western countries). Stocks pay dividends.  I like the cash in hand.  Dividends receive favorable tax treatment over earned income.  […]

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