Starting Out
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5 Ways to Pay for Post-Secondary Education

If you’re looking to fund your own or your child’s education but haven’t regularly saved for several years towards those expenses, there are a number of options for paying for expensive tuition, housing and textbook costs. In today’s post, I’ll outline the 5 ways you can pay for education costs or put away short-term savings for it.

Advanced Investing
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Asset Allocation in Plain English

Have you ever noticed? What’s clear to an “insider” isn’t always so obvious to everyone else. Doctors, lawyers, engineers … investment advisors. I’m afraid we’ve all been guilty of tossing around too many technical terms without defining them first.

Advanced Investing
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Fundamental Indexing

Rob Arnott, the founder of Research Affiliates, was on the Masters in Business podcast a while back. He said something that, to me, was fascinating. He criticized Dimensional Fund Advisors for starting with market cap weights to build their products.

Personal Wealth
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Money you can afford to lose

If you go to any online community related to money you will find people talking about their desire to learn about investing by researching and selecting individual stocks. They understand that this is risky, they will say, but they will only try it out with money that they can afford to lose.

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