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[4 Feb 2010 | Comments Off | 1,662 views]
Is Investing In Stock Like A Roll Of The Dice?

Buying shares of stock can feel like a roll of the dice, but the difference to me between the two risks – and let it be noted that they are both risks – is that you do not have a full view of all sides of the dice when they settle, nor as much control, as you do with the companies in which you choose to invest.  I stress here the word “invest” and make note that it is not the same as a “trade” of stock.  Investing is for a longer-term …

Give Yourself Credit, Your Financial Fitness »

[1 Feb 2010 | 2 Comments | 1,982 views]
Growing Your Money … Patience Pays!

I started a new project this past weekend; I went into my office, took one box of old files and went through them to determine what to still keep and what to shred.  I love old movies; so, with the soothing company of hot tea with honey, Fuji apple slices, and a favorite movie, I took a tour down memory lane perusing through files that dated back nearly 30 years.
Going through the paperwork was very enlightening and entertaining; it gave a revealing snapshot of where my money went … both …