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When Paying Off Your Mortgage Is a Bad Idea

I never cease to be amazed at how much misinformation and bad advice exists out there when it comes to building wealth.  Sometimes the bad advice is given in good spirit and with the best intentions.  In other situations, people are trying to capitalize on others’ lack of financial knowledge to take advantage of them.  …

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How To Optimize Your Dividend Reinvestments

After real estate, consistent investment into the stock market over a long period of time is the second best way to build wealth.  Some bloggers out there will even argue that dividend investing beats index investing, but that’s a topic for another day. My target portfolio allocation to stocks is about 45%.  I keep the …

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