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5 Investing Tools to Help You Track the Stock Market

Phil Town

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When you start investing, it is best to choose companies that have value to you.

Investing is not just about finding businesses at really good prices, but about understanding when to enter or exit the market. To aid in your understanding, I have compiled a list of essential investing tools that anyone buying or selling stocks should know about.

Is Inflation Stealing Your Money? The Effects of Inflation on Your Retirement

Phil Town

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Inflation is something that many people completely forget to factor in when calculating how much money they’re going to need for retirement.

Most people tend to assume that if you want to live on say, $50,000 a year for the rest of your life you need to multiply that number by 30 years and that’s how much you need. What they don’t take into account is inflation.

This means that to retire, you may need much more than you think. The small percentage may not seem like a lot, but over time, it adds up.

Inflation can be detrimental to your retirement if you don’t take it into account. Let’s discuss how inflation affects your retirement.

Warren Buffett’s Advice: Why You Should Buy and Hold

Phil & Danielle

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“Our favorite stock holding period is forever.” – Warren Buffett Quote

I want to talk to you about some of the best advice I’ve ever received from one of my favorite investors, Warren Buffett. The key to successful investing is buying a great company when it’s on sale and then holding it for long periods of time.

Why Responsible Investing With Integrity is Important

Phil Town

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Rule #1 investing isn’t a value system, it’s an investing strategy, but it works better if you’re fighting for something you truly believe in. It helps when you’re…

Thank You For Making InvestED: The Rule #1 Podcast a Successful Investing Podcast

Phil Town

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I’m still humbled by the great feedback that Danielle and I have received for our podcast and I wanted to take the time to thank all of you for helping to grow it and make it a success.

6 Principles The Best Investors Use to Crush The Market

Phil Town

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The following 6 principles come from the Rule #1 tradition. In 2014 the non-profit group, The American Association of Individual Investors rated the Rule #1 hedge fund strategy…

Invested: Episode 10- 26 Is The Magic Number

Phil & Danielle

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Mohnish Pabrai has a 26 on his license plate. Buffett should have it, Munger should have it and you should have it too. Find out what it means in this episode.

THE VALUE OF A MEDICAL DEGREE

Phil Town

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Here’s Buffett on how to calculate the intrinsic value of a college education:

“Book value is the cost of the college education plus foregone earnings one didn’t receive for those 4 years.  Intrinsic value is the earnings over a lifetime less what would have been made without college discount to grad day at appropriate risk rate.”

Let’s see how getting a medical degree looks in terms of its book value versus its intrinsic value.

RULE #1 PORTFOLIO TOP TEN AT AAII 2008-2013

Phil Town

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  Some things take time. One of them is creating a verifiable track record for Rule #1 Investing strategy.  Now we have the data in from the independent…

ANALYSIS OF THE DUTCH POSTAL COMPANY: POSTNL (PNLYY)

Phil Town

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This is the beginning of creating a Story on the Dutch Postal Company POSTNL: MEANING: PNL has a quasi-monopoly on delivery of mail in Holland.  The business is…