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Get Out of Debt Before Investing

Get Out of Debt

With the exception of a mortgage, you should get out of debt before investing. Loans types other than mortgages detract from your investing returns.Within this article, I will refer to debt as credit card debt, car loans, and personal loans. Because mortgage rates are low enough, it’s possible to carry a mortgage while investing, and […]

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The Impact of Opportunity Cost

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Do you know what opportunity cost means? How about the impact of opportunity cost? Is this something you should concern yourself with? The truth is if you don’t consider this concept, it could cost you significant amounts of missed opportunities.People avoid the concept of opportunity cost because it’s abstract. It’s not something that is published […]

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Why Learn the Quick Ratio


The quick ratio allows you to gauge whether a company can pay its bills in the short-term. In other words, if the company were up against the wall and had to pay their bills, can they do it immediately or would they have to rely on the liquidating longer-term assets?There are two ways to calculate […]

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