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Seven Rules Real Estate Investors Could Learn From Warren Buffett

Some people, it seems, would swing a sword to defend their favorite type of investing. Plenty will argue that real estate is best. Others prefer the stock market. But they’re both great investments……for those who use their heads.

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Diversification is an investor’s best friend

Would you pour every single cent or penny you have into Bitcoin right now? Or an offshore oil and gas explorer, a high-risk biotechnology start-up or hotly tipped frontier market?

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The Global Permanent Portfolio: Is It The World’s Most Stable Investment?

Neanderthals were probably pretty tough. In a no-hold’s-barred cage match, my ancient ancestors could have pummeled me to a pulp. Unless you’re a mixed martial artist, you might be equally outmatched. But we have something the ancient ones didn’t: a much bigger brain. Unfortunately, despite the added cerebral juice, our brains haven’t evolved as much as we might think. We run towards perceived opportunity and we run away from perceived danger. But such perceptions are often out of whack.

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The Biggest Challenge That Investors Face In These Uncertain Times

Recent forecasts make the future look bleak. An organization in the Middle East has vowed to limit the sale of oil to the west. Oil prices could quadruple. They’re expecting daylong line-ups at petrol stations when you go to fuel your car.

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Are Investors As Dumb As This Study Says?

You wouldn’t do surgery on yourself, so why would you try to manage your own investments? This statement might offend some people. Others would nod in agreement. Most financial advisors are in the nodding camp. Plenty of them bring up Dalbar’s data to convince clients that they can’t invest on their own.

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Are Financial Health and Physical Fitness Joined At The Hip?

After feeding her 2-year old daughter, 35-year old Yasmin Sewgobind walks up to the pull-up bar that hangs in her home. She does a total of 35 pull-ups: 5 sets of 7 repetitions each. She then does a short yoga routine. After that, Yasmin quickly showers, drops off her daughter at a nearby nursery and drives to work.

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Own a property back home? This is what you need to know

Owning a second home overseas is a pleasure and a privilege, but it may not feel that way if you are fretting over how to manage one of them when you’re thousands of miles away.

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The Millionaire Next Door Provides A Road Map For Us All

I was speaking to roughly 500 high school students in Singapore last week. The students represented about 50 different nationalities. Many were American. At one point, I asked them to call out brand names that they thought most millionaires are attracted to. They hollered out names like Rolex, Gucci, Porsche, Ferrari, Prada, and Louis Vuitton.

Any questions?