In December we discussed a great way to take cover from the Fiscal Cliff. But the Cliff turned out to be a two-step bunny slope, and the first hill wasn't so bad for Wall Street. We're about midway towards the second hill and it's a great time to review what we've learned so far. First off, the stock market remains hard to predict in the short more »
Unless you've been on a remote Forward Operating Base for the last three months, you've probably heard about the fiscal cliff that's coming our way. Taxes on personal income and investments will go up, and government spending will be trimmed. On the one hand, it's standard stuff for any government, corporation, or household that is spending more than they're taking in. On the other hand more »
Foolish Military Investors - Breaking Down The Key Step That Takes You From E-1 to Millionaire Painlessly
Hopefully this previous post convinced you that a lifetime of investing in the stock market is your best vehicle for building wealth. But perhaps you're not quite convinced that you can go from E-1 to millionaire so easily? Today, we'll break down how easy and painless it truly is.
Painlessly Setting Aside Capital
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Living paycheck to paycheck is probably easier to do in the military than any other job in the country. Think about it. Housing, medical care and food are provided. You get to wear the same clothes over and over. You can even get by without a car or groceries if you live in the barracks. Now what if I told you that with one key step you could finish your more »
That's right, I'm talking to you, Soldiers, Sailors, Airmen and Marines. It's high time we formed a school circle on Foolish investing. Notice that's a capital F, a very important point that we'll talk about later for those of you just finding us. You see, in my 17 years of service I've seen far too many service members giving away their money foolishly (little more »