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A Lesson In Buy And Hold

Buy and hold is perhaps one of the best investing lessons there is.  The idea is simple.  buy stock often and hold on to it forever. Don’t look at daily or weekly stock charts, and don’t try to jump into the next hot stock every 5 minutes.  When I first …

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How To Qualify For A Pell Grant

I’ve researched several ways to make college more affordable, including going to community college, using tax credits, and using CLEP exams.  I’ve generally discounted the idea of getting a Pell grant, because this government program that gives up to $5,815 per year to students is geared towards low income families. …

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Is 70 The New Retirement Age?

I just came across this article entitled “Is 70 the new retirement age?” and I imagined that it would be an article focused on baby boomers who didn’t save any money or on people who love their jobs and don’t plan to retire until they are essentially forced out. It …