By

KYLE JONES
When I look back on my childhood days of playing Monopoly – now through an adult lens – it’s not all the family fights and bickering that I remember; it’s the valuable financial lessons contained within the game itself and how those lessons seamlessly carry over into the real world that strike me now all...
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Commercial real estate (CRE) investments are about to attract the spotlight as recession looms and the housing market is expected to shrink. So, while rising mortgage rates put downward pressure on the housing market, CRE acquisitions are rising – with multifamily leading the way. “CRE activity is growing, as is demand for commercial financing.” –rejournals.com It’s...
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The stock market is like that crazy uncle at holiday gatherings everyone is afraid to talk to because you never know what will set him off. These days, it can be anything that sets the stock market off. Take, for example (Thursday, June 9, 2022); here’s the headline at the closing bell: “Dow, S&P 500...
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One of Warren Buffett’s most important pieces of advice is to “never invest in a business you cannot understand.” ​​Valuing a business and projecting its prospects for growth and success are very important to Warren Buffett when making investment decisions. He is famous for finding undervalued businesses that have room to grow; how can you analyze...
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Interior designers have two kinds of clients – one who is hands-on and another that defers largely to the discretion of the designer. ​​The hands-on client wants to be actively involved in selecting and procuring the furniture, fixtures, and equipment (FF&E) that ultimately go into their living or workspace. Once the FF&E is selected, the...
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Wells Fargo CEO Charlie Scharf is not the first high-profile figure in the financial world to sound the alarms on an impending recession, and he won’t be the last. Wells Fargo CEO warns the U.S. ‘it’s going to be hard to avoid some kind of recession’ –Fortune.com. In the face of inflation, high fuel costs,...
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If you’re planning to retire this year or in the near future, it must be a distressing time if you’re counting on your 401(k) to fund your retirement. The stock market is down more than 4,300 points and nearly 12%. That means that an average 401(k) with a value of $500,000 lost $60,000 in value...
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Think about your first car out of college. It was probably something fast or maybe something small and environmentally friendly. It was all about you, and it just had to get you – and maybe one other friend – from point A to point B. Then you got married, and you needed something roomier, so...
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You cannot profit from yesterday’s growth because the past is the past, but yesterday’s growth may bite you if you don’t plan accordingly. In 2020 and 2021, the stock and crypto markets skyrocketed from the infusion of billions of stimulus money. Newbie investors took advantage of free money and the free trading platform Robinhood to...
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Think about the differences in mindset between a soldier and a scout. A soldier’s role is to defend or attack without question. Soldiers are single-minded and do whatever it takes to protect themselves and shoot down their opponent’s position. A scout’s goal isn’t to defend one side over the other. It’s to go out, survey...
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