Why Jerry Seinfeld Was Right About Public Speaking

Why Jerry Seinfeld Was Right About Public Speaking

Remember that famous Jerry Seinfeld joke about public speaking? He references a study that said people are more fearful of speaking in front of a crowd than death. If true, it means the average person attending a funeral “would rather be in the casket than doing the eulogy.” This one:   That’s me. I’m one…
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Spend on What You Value

Spend on What You Value

At the tail end of 2017, I signed up for my first only Brazilian jiu-jitsu tournament. In an effort to be competitive, I set a goal: lose 10 lbs. (This is because you compete by weight class.) Losing 10 lbs meant a strict diet of meat and vegetables. Now, as ridiculous as a strict regimen of…
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Cybersecurity: How to Protect Yourself Online

Cybersecurity: How to Protect Yourself Online

Why is cybersecurity so important? The internet is fraught with scammers and rip-offs. And since our entire lives live online, it’s more important than ever to learn how to protect yourself. What You Will Learn Cybersecurity 101: Use Complex PasswordsUse Anti-Virus SoftwareKeep Your Software UpdatedEnable Two-Factor Authentication (2FA) to Improve CybersecurityAlways Use a VPN over…
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Investment Policy Statement (IPS) Defined + Free Sample

Investment Policy Statement (IPS) Defined + Free Sample

The Investment Policy Statement (IPS) is a document that dictates how you invest your money. If you are working with a financial planner, the Investment Policy Statement (IPS) will also dictate how they invest your money for you. Here’s why creating this document is a good move: While your financial planner will make plenty of…
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Boring is Good for You

Boring is Good for You

In the nerdy world of money management, financial advisors are apt to use all sorts of over-the-top jargon. I’ll spare you by not listing every piece of jargon here (because that would bore you to death). But to help me illustrate a point, I do want to talk about one nerdy term. Forgive me while…
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Stock Market Crash Around the Corner?

Stock Market Crash Around the Corner?

The U.S. Stock Market has recovered swimmingly since the great recession – so well that people are saying that stocks are too expensive. Some even say we’re due for a severe market correction – or even worse: a stock market crash. Eventually, this prediction which will come true. But, when will stocks drop? Unfortunately, it’s impossible…
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