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Motley Fool Co-Founders Tom and David Gardner Explain the Motley Fool Investment Guide | Business Markets and Stocks News

Sixteen years after its initial launch, Motley Fool co-founders David and Tom Gardner have completely revisited and revised their New York Times best-selling book “The Motley Fool Investment Guide: How the Fools Beat Wall Street’s Wise Men and How You Can Too”. You can order your copy of their new investing classic by clicking here now. Or, to learn more about the book, ...

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Motley Fool Co-Founders Tom and David Gardner Explain the Motley Fool Investment Guide | Markets-and-stocks

Sixteen years after its initial launch, Motley Fool co-founders David and Tom Gardner have completely revisited and revised their New York Times best-selling book “The Motley Fool Investment Guide: How the Fools Beat Wall Street’s Wise Men and How You Can Too”. You can order your copy of their new investing classic by clicking here now. Or, to learn more about the book, ...

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It’s Time to Flip Your Financial Focus

These 5 often-overlooked issues could make or break your retirement. It’s time for people who pay for financial advice to raise their expectations. I have little doubt that, at least starting out, most investors appreciate putting a priority on growth. Everybody wants to make money. SEE ALSO: The 7 Most Common 401(k) Mistakes to Avoid But there’s so much more ...

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In the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey, here’s what you need to know about flood insurance

Barry Horvitz embraces his wife Kim while standing outside their home after removing items damaged by floodwaters in Houston. (David J. Phillip/AP Photo) As tens of thousands of people in Southeast Texas try to recover from the devastating floodwaters from Hurricane Harvey, many homeowners will discover damage to their homes isn’t covered. The problem? Many people didn’t have flood insurance. ...

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How to avoid money fights with your man

According to a study of responses of 2,800 couples by Jeffrey Dew of Utah State University, US, couples who fought over money once a week were over 30 percent more likely to get divorced than couples who disagreed about finances just a few times every month. So if you find that money is the main reason why you two are ...

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It’s Time to Flip Your Financial Focus

It’s time for people who pay for financial advice to raise their expectations. I have little doubt that, at least starting out, most investors appreciate putting a priority on growth. Everybody wants to make money. SEE ALSO: The 7 Most Common 401(k) Mistakes to Avoid But there’s so much more that matters when it comes to managing someone’s assets, and ...

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Qapital, Mighty and the Switch Pro controller

Nicole LeeSenior Editor I like spending money, but I’m not so great at saving it. I’ve used Mint and other budgeting software before, but they still require me to do the heavy-lifting of actually watching what I spend. So after doing a bit of research, I decided to try out Qapital, an app that promises to do the saving for ...

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Feeling good about your money and yourself

Taking the worry out of money The Mercer’s Inside Employees’ Minds survey in the US found that personal financial issues impact professional performance. “On average, employees spend 13 hours per month worrying about money matters at work, so personal financial wellness is becoming an important factor both for individuals and their employers,” says Trevor Booth of Mercer Financial Services. According ...

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Peer pressure can be good for your financial health

When you’re training for a fitness goal, a workout buddy can be your best asset. She’s the one who cheers you on good days and pushes you on bad days. When you’re working to reach a financial goal, friends can be equally helpful. Peers can influence how much you save for retirement, determine when you choose to retire and even ...

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