new year routine

The Essential New Year Routine

As we wrap up the calendar year, I always like to take some time to reflect on what kind of a year it’s been. What were my biggest accomplishments? What am I most proud of that happened this year? Which areas did I fall short? What would have made the year better? Did my financial picture get stronger? Did I make every effort to strengthen my relationships? Did I strengthen […]

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Self-Directed Success

Okay, let’s imagine you feel you don’t know much at all about financial matters, especially when it comes to self-directed investments and knowing what type of financial instruments you should utilize. What if I told you that it is possible for you to take control of your own finances, and as a result outperform any financial advisor or money manager when it comes to your investment accounts? What if I […]

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success mountain

How Do You Define Success?

Success—“Favorable or desired outcome; the attainment of wealth, favor, or eminence” –Merriam-Webster Dictionary Let’s try a little exercise. Develop a powerful image of yourself being successful right now and imagine what it feels like. Think very specifically and clearly, with emotion, feeling, and passion. Where are you living? What type of work are you doing? Who are you spending your time with? What are you thinking about? How are you […]

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Should You Be Trading the Forex Market?

Imagine you’re a trader in the Foreign Currency Exchange Market (Forex) and you are currently involved in a trade where you’ve shorted the Euro against the US Dollar. Your account had a total current value of $100,000 before placing your trade. Following what we believe to be an essential risk management rule, you have risked the maximum $2,000 (2% of $100,000) on this one Forex trade. After getting a good […]

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Happy millionaire

Happy Millionaire

So, you want to be a millionaire. If so, you might be asking some of the following questions:  How in the world can I make that happen? Isn’t it nearly impossible? Won’t it take way too long? Aren’t I too old to be thinking about this? Don’t I have to take a lot of risks? Don’t I have to deceive or cheat people? Don’t I need to have superior intelligence? […]

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