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Articles tagged: Personal Finance & Investment

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What is an Angel Investor and What Motivates Angels to Invest?

What is an angel investor and what is it not? Learn the difference between angels and VCs, as well as the financial and nonfinancial benefits of angel investing.

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Creating Wealth 101: Use It (Or Not), You Will Lose It

Buying and nurturing private companies consumes more time than most other forms of investing but there’s no better way to build wealth.

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Sleep Deprivation and Work Performance: How Americans Lose Billions Each Year

Research shows sleep deprivation and work performance are correlated, which could hurt your income. Are you losing time and money?

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Can You Get Wealthy Buying Farmland as an Investment?

Plant-based diets, the consistently high value of farmland and new investor platforms have made buying farmland as an investment a good way to make money.

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Time, Money, Happiness: The Risks and Rewards of Following Your Dreams

Following your dreams can be risky—and scary. Follow these three steps for evaluating your passion project and calculating the opportunity costs of your decisions.

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Accredited Investor Installment #13: Closing Thoughts

Liquid assets like stocks are not safer than alternative assets, like private equity, just because they are publicly traded. Liquidity and risk are not the same.

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6 Financial Tips for Widows in the Age of Coronavirus (COVID-19)

An aging population and global pandemic bring need for emotional and financial help for widows. Here are 6 financial tips for widows and widowers.

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Finances in Divorce: Dealing with Transition

Divorce affects nearly 50% of the population. Learn more about protecting and splitting assets in divorce and in subsequent marriages.

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5 Questions Investors Should Ask Before Making a Private Equity Investment

A private equity investment is a major risk for individual investors. Follow this due diligence checklist to evaluate opportunities before you invest.

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Frugal Living is in Reach — Avoid These 6 Spending Mistakes to Save Money

These 6 costly mistakes may be keeping you from frugal living. Get budgeting tips from the house to the gas station that will help you save.

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