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My Investing Mistakes and How to Avoid Them

My Investing Mistakes and How to Avoid Them

We all make mistakes, but the worst are mistakes that cost you money. I remember very well my worst investing mistake. One day I opened the mailbox to find promotional material for a pink sheet penny stock. This company was it! It was going to end global warming and making a boatload doing it. It had a fantastic business model whereby it would take the dirt from old mines, dump it in the sea, and create farms of plankton that would sequester carbon dioxide. Continue Reading

Common Investing Mistakes to Avoid as a Beginner Investor

Common Investing Mistakes to Avoid as a Beginner Investor

Over the long haul, the stock market tends to make most participants very wealthy. Very few people reach retirement without the help of the stock market to compound their wealth along the way. While the stock market makes many people rich, it also makes many people poorer. If the long-term trend is up, everyone who participates should see their wealth grow, but some people end up lagging the market by making a few common errors. Continue Reading