How to Invest in the Stock Market

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A commonly known investing philosophy is to buy low and sell high. When it comes to the stock market, however, many investors do exactly the opposite. Why do they make this common mistake? The tendency for many people is to want to get in on stocks when they are rising and cash out on them when they are falling. The psychological factor behind this is the investors’ fear of missing out on a good thing. They would rather buy stocks…

Guarding Against Identity Theft

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More than 10 million people become victims to identity theft every year. This translates to 19 new victims every single minute. Identity theft scams are many and range from card-skimmers at gas stations, to romance scams, fake Social Security Administration calls, tricky email phishing scams, and many other forms. It can cost victims hundreds of hours and an average of $1,000 to recover from identity theft.[1] In order to protect yourself from the vicious threats of identity theft you can…

The Benefits of a Financial Plan

Financial planning guards against pitfalls. Unfortunately, no one is free from risk and you could lose all your assets by investing poorly, failing to have the proper insurance products, or by exposing yourself to too much risk. Financial planning looks at your entire situation and protects you from these nuclear threats. Your financial health is only as strong as its weakest link. Financial planning increases your chances of success in the future astronomically. Nothing is sure to destroy your future hopes…