How to Avoid Investing Like a Rookie

When it comes to investing money, everyone seems to have advice, however, the vast majority of investors today have very little experience picking good investments. The advice given often is just recycled stock tips overheard at the office, or at best, from a pundit with a stock market recap show. Far too often, the end result is a loss, and even worse, a misunderstanding of why it happened. Investing successfully is a complex skill that can take years to master, however, here are 5 timeless principles that new investors can…

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Is affiliate or multi-level marketing better?

I think multi-level affiliate marketing is best, which is the whole reason I created Smartr Marketing, but since it is a new concept to some, a lot of people may not know the difference… or that there is a better to option to begin with. So, getting back to basics, is affiliate marketing better? Or is multi-level marketing still king? Well, the first thing we need to do is a little contrast and comparison between the two, knowing both can be effective… but effectiveness will depend on what is being…

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Investing: Software vs. Everything Else

Did you know that if you had invested $100 dollars in Bitcoin in 2011, by 2015 you would have made a 137,000% return on your money? I cannot remember exact figures, but I am pretty sure Peter Thiel made something like a 2,000 times return on his initial investment in Facebook. Just about every software platform I have seen in my many years of being in this industry, once built and launched, was able to net anywhere between 10 and 45 times return on every dollar spent on customer acquisition. The same…

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How can I become rich without money to invest?

Sales. Sales is the highest paid profession on the planet. You just need to sell something you believe in, sell something that gives solid monthly recurring payments, and sell something most people need. The power of modern-day affilate programs are unbelievable, and everyone has the potential of using them to make money. And if you are selling things you love with higher margins, then you have the ability to build substantial wealth. It is easy to say: Save money Cut expenses Invest in stocks Invest in real estate But without…

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How to Talk to Your Partner about Money

Even with the best communicators and the most loving relationship, talking about the budget, bills, spending, and big purchases more often than not can quickly transform a simple statement taken the wrong way into a Titanic-sized disaster. It’s no wonder why money is the number one underlying root of most arguments between couples. Even in relationships where bank and financial accounts are held separate, it’s very important for a couple to recognize the mutual benefit in having a budget and shared financial goals.  This is true whether you live hand…

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