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Common Misconceptions About Money

Volatility = Risky. Capitalism is creative destruction subject to business cycles. This process forces change and change over time creates winners and losers.  The average person fights or ignores change until it impacts their life. Only then does the average person react. The wealthy embrace investments and systems that maintain and create wealth.  The wealthy […]

How to pick a Mutual Fund

Picking a mutual fund could seem complicated because there are many to choose from, but let’s make things simple. At the 30,000 foot level, funds divide into growth funds that invest in stocks and bond funds that invest corporate and/or government bonds. Over long periods of time, stock funds provide higher rates of return in […]

The One Thing Every Millennial Should Do

Patrick O’Shaughnessy at the Millennial Invest blog wrote a post titled “6 Things To Do In Your Early 20’s.” Number two on the list is save and invest, and I believe this is the most important thing a millennial should do in their early 20’s. Ideally, investing should start at birth, it’s why I wrote […]

Munny Journey at Work in the Real World

The groundbreaking book “Munny Journey™” has been available for over five years but the concepts aren’t new. A friend and business partner of author Brad Dugdale, has been using the concepts outlined in the book to provide for the future financial security of his nine year old daughter. Darin Hayes works with Dugdale and when […]

This child will live to 120 years, and could earn a million dollars a year!

This National Geographic cover from May 2013 feature various babies with the heading “This Baby Will Live to 120.”  With that in mind, let’s talk about the power of compound interest. A one time deposit of $4,000 into a mutual fund would equal $123,948,000 based on the math shown in this video. A person living to […]