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Is Your Money Safe OR Secure?

I know what you’re thinking. Isn’t the expression “safe AND secure”? Possibly the single most important thing to know about money is this: Safe and secure are often opposites. With money, it’s usually safe OR secure. It was the disaster in their life that made this clear for Summer and Autumn. They are identical twins.…

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How to Easily Outperform Investment Advisors & Robo-Advisors

Investment advisors and robo-advisors have a massive disadvantage – they are short-term thinkers. You can easily outperform them by learning the skill of long-term thinking. Short-term thinking leads them to select suboptimal investments and focus on the wrong risk. You can clearly see this because nearly all investment advisors and robo-advisors do the “4 Performance…

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What Women Want – and How to Get It

There was a gasp from the audience, when this photo of a homeless woman was shown at a talk I recently attended. A new survey shows that almost half of women fear they will become a “bag lady” someday. They fear being financially desperate and living on the street. No job. No income. No partner.…

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Videos About Ed Rempel The 6 Steps to Becoming Financially Independent Ed Rempel Interview on His Financial Planning When Can I Retire With the Lifestyle I Want? 2 Things You Must Focus on to Be Financially Secure What’s Important About Money to You? Is Your Money Safe or Secure? Can You Be Confident in the…

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Conventional Nonsense

This page is my idea of humour. Is what you believe about finance actually true? I love researching the “conventional wisdom” and finding surprising things that are not true. For example, most investment talks include comments on how the economy is doing and expectations for the economy. You may be surprised to know there is…

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Must Read

There are many articles on this site, but a few that I believe are the most important. They can have the biggest impact on your life. My goal with this blog is to help you become successful financially through knowledge. The single most important thing is that the benefits of financial planning are much bigger…

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The High Risk of Bonds

The conventional wisdom is that bonds and fixed income are safe investments and you need them to stabilize your portfolio. The truth is much more complex. Understanding the high risk of bonds can be one of the easiest ways to get higher investment returns and achieve your life goals. While bonds are less risky short-term…

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What’s Important About Money to You?

Money: it impacts so many aspects of your life. How you handle it, save it, and spend it can say a lot about you. Ask yourself: “What’s important about money to me?” 1 Prefer an overview? Like videos? Check out our whiteboard video, or read the full post below! I have asked this question to…

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When can I Retire with the Lifestyle I Want?

Financial freedom. It is what we really want. You need a Retirement Plan to get there. It will not happen on its own. Creating your Retirement Plan is fun. It makes you wealthier. It’s not about your money – it’s about your life. Prefer an overview? Like videos? Check out our whiteboard video, or read…

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