This is a video post by Ed Rempel. Financial Planning is not about the money itself. It is about what the money will do in your life. This video will highlight why you DO NOT get financial security by paying off debt and safe investments. It comes from having a huge nest egg. [youtube_sc url=”http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5KQH88o8QdU”…

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“The cult of equity is dead.” – Bill Gross, CIO of PIMCO & manager of the world’s largest bond fund Perhaps the most famous spectacularly incorrect forecast was the August 13, 1979 BusinessWeek article titled “The Death of Equities”. It signaled the start of one of the greatest bull markets in history with the S&P500…

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“It’s not the bear you see. It’s the one that jumps you from behind you have to worry about.” – Classic hunting wisdom At any point in time, there is a general mood and a popular forecast about what will happen. The popular media and most investors generally have the same future expectations. The surprising…

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Do you ever find yourself unsure about what to do with an investment decision? Should you buy now or wait? Is this a good time? Should I buy something safe or invest for growth? You are not alone. Most people struggle with investment decisions because they think short term and do not have faith in…

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“Wide diversification is only required when investors do not understand what they are doing.” – Warren Buffett Probably the single most common incorrect quote in investing is: “Asset allocation determines 94% of your investment returns.” The quote refers to a study1 that is misquoted by both the investment industry to market simple investment strategies and…

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Video is a medium that I haven’t really considered with this blog, but I can see how it can be useful when educating about certain concepts. Let me know what you think about introducing more video to MDJ. “Financial Quackery” is one of the main reasons why most people struggle financially. This video is my…

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