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AnilG

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You Have to Invest
« on: June 30, 2016, 02:14:34 AM »
I am fan of writings of Ben Carlson. I thought his latest blog post sums up very well why we have to invest. John Bogie is channeling Yoda ...

You Have to Invest
http://awealthofcommonsense.com/2016/06/you-have-to-invest/

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Investors are constantly bombarded with negatives these days. Everywhere you look thereís someone telling you why you canít invest in certain asset classes or strategies:
  • You canít invest in bond substitutes because those investments are far too risky and require something of a chase for yield.
Well, you can only control what you can control. I think whatever your view of the world is, you have to invest. You canít put the money in the mattress and in this day and age of low interest rates, you canít put it in the money market fund or a bank CD, so invest, you must.....

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Re: You Have to Invest
« Reply #1 on: August 10, 2016, 02:51:06 AM »
Do you consider crowdfunding to be investing though? You still earn rewards be it money, or physical rewards that has value to you. I am just wondering and playing a bit of devils advocate.

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Re: You Have to Invest
« Reply #2 on: October 04, 2017, 08:02:30 AM »
investing money is the best way to grow your wealth, but must be careful while doing so. Here is an article on short-term investment plans
https://www.routingnumberusa.com/best-short-term-investment-plans/
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Re: You Have to Invest
« Reply #3 on: February 07, 2019, 04:03:01 AM »
Thank you for the author :) I read him, I also think that investments open a whole new road that we should consider

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Re: You Have to Invest
« Reply #4 on: February 12, 2019, 03:34:21 AM »
I am fan of writings of Ben Carlson. I thought his latest blog post sums up very well why we have to invest. John Bogie is channeling Yoda ...

You Have to Invest
http://awealthofcommonsense.com/2016/06/you-have-to-invest/

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Investors are constantly bombarded with negatives these days. Everywhere you look thereís someone telling you why you canít invest in certain asset classes or strategies:
  • You canít invest in bond substitutes because those investments are far too risky and require something of a chase for yield.
Well, you can only control what you can control. I think whatever your view of the world is, you have to invest. You canít put the money in the mattress and in this day and age of low interest rates, you canít put it in the money market fund or a bank CD, so invest, you must.....

Thank you very much for the interesting info! I also think that it is a good idea to invest and find new innovative ways to do it.

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Re: You Have to Invest
« Reply #5 on: March 04, 2019, 03:32:52 AM »
Thanks for sharing. I didn't read his blog earlier, but now I would definitely follow Ben Carlson  :)