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Dow Hits 13 Month High on Decision to Keep Aid Flowing to the World Economy

Monday, 9 November 2009, 5:27 | Economics, Investing | 0 Comment
by Numan

My fundemental reasons for concern As several of my last posts indicate I have whole heartedly adopted Dollar Cost Averaging as my investment strategy. The reasons have been discussed in length a few posts ago. Today I thought about liquidating some of the investments I’ve made in the past 6 months due to the negative […]

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Carnival of Financial Planning – May 16, 2009 Edition

Welcome to the May 16, 2009 edition of the Carnival of Financial Planning. Today I’m having the pleasure of hosting the Carnival of Financial Planning on The Personal Financier. The Carnival of Financial Planning takes a long-term view of personal financial planning for individuals and families. We focus on efficient and sustainable ...

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The Madoff scheme – 4 Valuable Lessons

Saturday, 20 December 2008, 1:19 | Investing, Psychology | 0 Comment
by Numan

As always scandals present valuable lessons for us household investors When I heard for the first time about the alleged $50 Billion “Ponzi scheme” by Bernard Madoff I was not surprised. Not to say I had anticipated such a scheme or would have known it to be one had I invested my money. It’s just […]

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Key psychological factors in stock market success

Saturday, 13 December 2008, 1:18 | Psychology | 0 Comment
by Numan

Psychology plays a key role in stock market success. Know these main key success factors. This is a repost of one of my favored posts. Much has been written on the part of psychology in stock market success. We’ve all witnessed recently just how crazy the markets can get. These lessons in psychology are probably […]

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Is This the Opportunity of a Lifetime?

Saturday, 6 December 2008, 18:45 | Investing | 0 Comment
by Numan

Does the current crisis pose the opportunity of a lifetime? Lately I’ve noticed a change in attitude. It just might be my wishful thinking, and I certainly don’t have any objective data to support this feeling but I think something is shifting. Considerably more articles are concentrating on the opportunity part of the current ...

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Is the US On Sale, With Very Attractive Prices?

Monday, 21 July 2008, 0:16 | Economics, Investing | 0 Comment
by Numan

Sovereign wealth funds are buying in bulk Sovereign wealth funds owned by foreign governments apparently see potential in the beaten US real estate and financial sectors. Sovereign wealth funds are buying in bulk investing billions of dollars in banks and buildings. Only recently the Abu-Dhabi Investment Company (ADIC) acquired the Chrysler ...

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My View of Frugal Thinking

Friday, 27 June 2008, 16:46 | Money Saving Tips | 0 Comment
by Numan

Presenting my thoughts on frugality and personal finance literacy I’ve never been a huge fan of extreme frugal thinking. I’ve always thought excess frugality comes at a rather high price which outweighs the financial benefit of saving $30 a month. I don’t, by any means, discredit a sum of $30 a month. However, as a […]

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Know your Portfolio – Three Simple Charts Can Make a World of Difference

Tuesday, 13 May 2008, 14:25 | Investing | 0 Comment
by Numan

Portfolios change as investments change – make sure it still fits your goals and risk tolerance A friend of mine used to manage his own investments. He was a good investor and had enough experience to avoid the common mistakes novice investors often make (more on common mistakes). Time progressed and his investments grew nicely. […]

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