Category Archives: Growth

Pullback from the market

It's always a difficult stance to take, whether one should pullback from the market. After all, after the drop in the first quarter of 2013 and subsequent drive up of the market by the end of the year, one could … Continue reading

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The good market is now, what is your exit plan

The stock market is at all-time highs. With the DJIA and the S&500 are both at their highest levels in 5 years. Since the good market is now, what is your exit plan. After all, you should pick a point … Continue reading

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Shares per transaction costs, per dividend

I had previously analyzed how some transaction costs can really hurt your bottom line. this is when you are examining the number of shares per transaction costs, per dividend. Another way to look at things may be how much the … Continue reading

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Reason for being in the market

What is the single most important item you should consider when making any stock/fund purchase if you are “in the market”? It is simply to understand what is the reason for being in the market. There can be many different … Continue reading

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Corporate America is bad while people are good

Do you find yourself driven to get angry at corporate America, only to be driven into it’s arms? I mean, if corporate America is bad while people are good, doesn’t that sound you’re limiting yourself by focusing only on yourself … Continue reading

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How the number of shares affects your investment choices

Not everyone thinks of how their purchase of a number of shares affects your investment choices. Why do they call blocks of 100 shares an “even” block after all? Keep in mind this article isn’t intended to help you choose … Continue reading

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Transaction fees, the good, the bad, and the ugly

I’ve seen several sites mention that the transaction costs for purchasing a stock make the purchase not worth it. However, from personal experience I’ve seen that the transactions costs associated with purchasing a certain stock make the stock a worthwhile … Continue reading

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Set yourself up for early retirement … or whatever

While this post is in part directed toward someone that I genuinely care about, I hope that it can help the hundreds/thousands of youth as they try to roll along their merry way in their working careers. I can be … Continue reading

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How can I easily figure out how much I need to save?

This may seem like you need a huge amount of calculators and tables of data perusing over for months or years on end. This calculation is used to figure out the multiplier that you’d have to use to quickly figure … Continue reading

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How to use Finance101 CAGR calculator

If you click on the File menu and then the New sub-menu, you will see a list of views that you can display. The last one listed is the “CAGR” view, and the screen below is displayed when you click … Continue reading

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