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What Do You Mean By Diversity?
The word 'diversity' is a unique one. It can represent many things, depending upon its context. To work in a diverse workplace is to have all genders and ethnicities represented. In another example, people strive for diversity within their leisure activities, while at the same time seeking consistency (yes, that is strange).
Used to describe your financial affairs, diversity is equally important, and I'd be happy to share why this is so. Have you ever met someone who said, "I invest all my funds in small tech stocks?" I have, though they're not as vocal about it these days! The same can be said for those who favor healthcare, real estate, junk bonds, emerging markets, or their bedroom mattress! Every segment of the market has short-term and long-term cycles and fluctuations, and no one is immune to them.
I favor nothing! No segment of the market is more or less important-they all have a role. I manage assets like I feed ducks-everyone gets some, but no one gets too much. Handled mathematically and reviewed regularly, there is, in my opinion, no better way to approach the issue of long-term growth.
(If you happen to have any fat ducks in your portfolio, I would recommend you put them on a diet.)
� 2005 Matthew S. Clement, All rights reserved
Matthew S. Clement is a financial planner and investment advisor representative with Financial Network Investment Corporation, member SIPC. He provides holistic wealth management and retirement planning to individuals and businesses. He can be reached in New York at (845) 942-8578, or by email: [email protected]
Warren Buffet: Wisdom from the Worlds Richest Investor
In light of the dominant mindset overshadowing the market these days, a breath of fresh air might be welcome. This month, we're devoting this space to wisdom from Warren Buffett, the world's richest investor. Buffett is a renowned value investor who follows Benjamin Graham's timeworn principles, a standard not unlike our own focus. Alas, in times like these, value investing has fallen out of favor; a sad situation, as these times are ideal for value hunters. Buffett writes prolifically every year in his company's annual report, and provides tidbits of long-lasting wisdom. Here are some excerpts that may help bring perspective to today's investor:
Top 7 Lucrative Paper Businesses You Can Run
Why not run a lucrative paper business? Paper businesses do not require large investments of capital for expensive equipment, inventory, and buildings. Many paper businesses can be run from your own home. A paper business is a business that can be operated mainly using pieces of paper, such as contracts, invoices, shipping documents, et cetera. Here are seven excellent paper businesses that you can operate.
The One Important Secret of Making More Money Easily
If you're reading this article, it means you are a person who wants to make more money in life.
The Old Monied Dupont Nemours and Roosevelt Families Buy a Tax Haven
This 4,000 acre sale (now a marina and resort town - with an airport for jumbo jets (the $50,000,000 airport was donated by the UK government) went down in the 1970's - not the 1870's!?!?
My Entrepreneurial Fire-I Grabbed My First Million Before I Got Too Old
My First Million took me exactly 27 months to achieve. I remember the day I made the resolution with self respect. It was a brave choice and required some faith. But looking back, faith had little to do with it. You see, I knew some things that I didnt know before after reading a book. The book made so much sense to me and was clear...so clear infact that it passed on Vision to me.
Start A Cashflow Club
The cashflow board games, Cashflow 101, Cashflow 202, and Cashflow For Kids, were designed by Robert Kiyosaki, best-selling author of the Rich Dad, Poor Dad book series.
Turn Your Job Loss Into the Opportunity of a Lifetime
There are few things in life that are more stressful than the loss of a job. You may think that the loss of your steady paycheck puts financial freedom that much further off, but nothing can be further from the truth.
What Are Your Beliefs About Money and Wealth?
What is your attitude towards having wealth? Do you believe it is possible to have anything that you want? Or do you believe that wealth and prosperity are reserved only for those other "lucky" people in this world...? Alright then, please pay attention to this:
16 Mantras for Building Financial Wealth
Everyone wants to be wealthy, but most of us do not have anyone to guide us down this road. Even if we stumble upon a mentor, most of us may think it's a scam. Most of us have beliefs that keep us struggling financially; "the more I can save the richer I will become"; "building good credit is more important than how I use it"; "if I stay with my job for 10 years I will be rich"; "the rich are greedy and take advantage of others"; "I am not smart enough to be rich"; "if I work hard for my boss I will be greatly rewarded"; "I would have to work non-stop to become rich"; "I have to give up what I love to become rich". All of these beliefs are true from a certain perspective, namely yours! Most of these negative beliefs have been forced on us as children and are constantly reinforced by friends, family, news and even sitcoms. Personal, deep-seeded beliefs are what separate the top 10% from the bottom 90% in this country. Below are some mantras to think about every day in order to replace those negative beliefs:
Build Wealth From Home
As you sit in traffic, inching along between irate drivers, you think to yourself, "there must be a better way." You get to work, you endure another tirade from an incompetent boss, and you think, "there must be a better way." You work hard, you're underappreciated, underpaid, and fed up. After all this, you can barely pay the bills, and haven't taken a real vacation in years.
Compounding: The Science Of Exponential Money Generation
It all begins with a simple calculation.
Rich or Poor - Get the Knowledge
Most people work hard all their lives only to "retire" poor then try to live off meagre savings or a small (rapidly disappearing) Government pension. They are forced to live out their twilight years struggling with constant money problems. Many of them have to buy only the cheapest food and are unable to enjoy the little pleasures of life like going to an occasional movie, eating out or taking short trips. They have to watch every cent they spend.
How to Save Money and Take the Vacation You Always Wanted
Many people don't realize how much money they spend on convenience and boy does it add up. I am going to share some of my frugal and practical tips of how to save money for the vacation you always wanted. Before we get started make sure you setup a vacation savings account, if you don't have a savings account setup look into an ING Direct savings account. (Find out how to get $25.00 just for opening an account in our forums)
One Pipeline Is Worth A Thousand Paychecks
It is with great pleasure of having you here at this hour. Let me get it straight and be honest with you at the very outset. First of all, I'm not going to sell you anything here. And second of all, if you are hoping that you could learn some tricks to earn Quick & easy Money, you are definitely in a wrong place.
10 Wisdom-Based Wealth-Building Strategies
"It's the business of your life?
The Top 10 Steps to Becoming a Millionaire
There is perhaps no more important decision than to take charge of your own financial future. We live in a world of opportunity, and yet most Americans are buried in credit card and other debt. We are surrounded by people who are getting rich, but most of us are running in place. If you can read this, you are literate, have a computer, you are part of the "wired generation". You can become as financially independent as you wish to be. Here are the Top 10 keys to your financial success:
Residual Income - Part Three Finding Leaders
In my last article on Creating Residual Income I mentioned that employees are a pain.
A College Degree or an MBA is NOT NEEDED to be Financially Free
Look at Forbes' top 10 United States wealthiest people. Notice the top five "self made" billionaires (excludes the Waltons who's net worth is due to inheritance) are college dropouts. If MBA/college degrees were the answer, this would not be true.
The TRAP Behind Websites With INSTANT Searches for Unclaimed Money
There is no questioning that the amount of unclaimed money or property being held by both State and Federal agencies is staggering and growing each year ? current estimate is believed to be in excess of $40 BILLION.
Personal Finance Rules to Building Wealth
Key 1 Pay your self first
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