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Tue Mar 18

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jlclayton commented on an article. 10:08 PM

Get Rich 50 Cents at a Time

Maybe I'm missing something, but Acorn's fees seem very reasonable to me when you consider that the investments are commission free. Also, this may be the only way that some people can save anything at all, and my guess is that once

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Mon Mar 10

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jlclayton commented on an article. 12:31 AM

How Proposed IRA Changes Could Hurt Your Family's Future

So if someone inherits a parent's IRA, they need to take the disbursements within 5 years, and these would be taxable. However, since this money can be used to pay a portion of the person's bills, that frees up a portion of their

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Fri Mar 7

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jlclayton commented on an article. 7:56 PM

Things You Can Do That Wall Street Can’t

perfectcompany, a small company that has no institutional ownership can definitely deliver returns over and above much larger companies. However, those small companies also come with much larger risk, and may or may not be

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Fri Feb 28

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jlclayton commented on an article. 9:47 AM

The Best Way to Learn As an Investor

Lyle1969, I know exactly what you mean. I dabbled in penny stocks about 10 years ago, lured by some friends who had made money investing is several of them. Of course, after seeing some terrific profits, the bottom dropped out of

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Sun Feb 16

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jlclayton commented on an article. 11:57 PM

The Shocking Decline of America's Real Minimum Wage in 9 Charts

I think it's interesting that many of these charts show that when the minimum wage was first instituted, it paid for less than what it pays for now. No minimum wage job is intended to be a career position or expected to be a living

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Sat Feb 8

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jlclayton commented on an article. 11:14 PM

Minimum Wage, Unemployment, and Robots: Why Increasing One Could Affect the Others

This article only addressed the number of workers currently making minimum wage, which is only one part of the equation. You can't ignore the effect raising the minimum wage will have on all workers. If it is raised to $10.00 an

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Thu Jan 30

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jlclayton commented on an article. 10:50 PM

50 Reasons We're Living Through the Greatest Period in World History

Excellent article which puts a lot of things into perspective as far as how good we have it compared to our forefathers. Every generation will have it's challenges, however, it's always good to remember how our lives have been

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Mon Jan 27

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jlclayton commented on an article. 11:04 PM

1 Oil Stock I’m Adding to My IRA

The explanations for why there can be contradictory buy and sell recommendations from different Fool writers and services make a great deal of sense. Those who are confused or upset just seem to want somebody telling them exactly

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Sat Jan 25

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jlclayton commented on an article. 8:21 PM

Dow Correction? We're Not Even Close Yet

I agree, sciencedave. The advantage that a buy and hold investor has is that it doesn't make any difference if a market correction brings down the price of companies that they're holding. Good companies whose stock prices have

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Tue Jan 21

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jlclayton commented on an article. 8:13 PM

How to Get Rich, Feel Rich, and Stay Rich

Another terrific article and a great reminder to really think about how possessions are valued in your life. I can honestly say that there were times in our life that we spent every bit as much as we made, and when we made more, we

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Mon Jan 20

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jlclayton commented on an article. 1:45 AM

Warren Buffett Says These Stocks Won't Make You Rich

A Fool will always learn everything they can from a successful investor, a fool will think those lessons are not worth their time.

Sat Jan 18

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jlclayton commented on an article. 10:32 PM

Why Warren Buffett's Wrong About Cash Right Now

What difference does it make if the stocks in my portfolio are above valuation right now if they are good, solid companies that I plan to hold for a very long time? These stocks will be overvalued at times and undervalued at times

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Fri Jan 17

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jlclayton commented on an article. 5:18 PM

Warren Buffett Says This Is the Worst Investment You Could Ever Own

Warren Buffet has made billions by using a simple method of buying and holding great companies that he can understand. It's amazing how many people would rather believe he's a lying, scheming inside trader just because they don't

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