BUYING FRACTIONAL SHARES CAN MAKE OR LOSE YOUR HARD-EARNED MONEY

  Both major and small brokerage firms, such as Fidelity and Charles Schwab now permit the purchase of fractional shares. A fractional share purchase allows you to buy a small portion of a stock, with as little as $5.00. Meaning you can own a fraction of an expensive stock like Amazon or Tesla.  {Not recommending these stocks!}    BROKERAGE FIRMS ALLOWING FRACTIONAL SHARE PURCHASES BROKERAGE TRADING FEES ACCOUNT MINIMUMS and MINIMUM SIZED FRACTIONAL SHARES Charles Schwab $0/trade $5.00 minimum ...

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INVESTING IN STOCKS IS COLOR BLIND – WHAT IS STOPPING YOU?

    Albert Einstein stated, “Compound interest is the 8th wonder of the world. He who understands it, (the financially literate) earns it; he who doesn't, pays it.”   Compounding normally refers to a bank account, and generally means you will collect interest on your money. Moreover, compounding also applies to other investments such as real estate and stock ownership. Example- On January 2, 2020, you purchased one share of Powers, Inc., at a price of ...

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COMING OUT OF COVID-19 AND RETURNING TO “NORMAL” SHOULD BE A NON-STARTER – OUR KID’S AND GRANDKIDS’ LIVES DEPEND ON GETTING SOMEPLACE BETTER

  CHICAGO ONCE HAD THE COURAGE TO REBUILD    In 1871, the citizens of Chicago used a devastating crisis that left 300 dead, destroyed over 17,000 buildings, covering 3.5 square miles, and caused damage of over $200 million (nearly $4 billion today) to rebuild a much greater city.  A year before the great fire, Chicago was the fifth largest city in America. Just two decades after the fire, it was the second largest. ...

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 A CALIBRATED LIFTING OF THE CORONAVIRUS EMERGENCY SHUTDOWN

A partial lifting of the coronavirus lockdown is the most likely scenario.  Otherwise the United States (U. S.) risks a financial Depression!  In the future, there will be some relaxation for “non-essential” businesses to slowly return to work - WHEN THEY CAN ENSURE THE SAFETY AND HEALTH OF THEIR EMPLOYEES AND COMMUNITIES FROM COVID-19.  It will be a gradual and safe return to work strategy. Recognize employees will be afraid to return, as the ...

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{PART 4 OF 4} THE SOLUTIONS TO OUR COMMON NATIONAL PROBLEMS IMPACTING EVERY AMERICAN

(OUR) GOVERNMENTS (FEDERAL, STATE AND LOCAL) MUST BE BETTER AND MORE EFFECTIVE.   WE CANNOT AND WILL NOT SUCEED WITHOUT THEIR HELP!   THE REST OF US MUST DO A BETTER JOB TOO!  {Excerpts FROM JAMIE DIMON, CEO J.P. MORGAN CHASE, CEO AND CHAIRMAN OF THE BOARD, ANNUAL LETTER- Public Policy}  “The U.S. federal government is becoming less relevant to what is going on in people’s lives. People have generally lost faith in the ability ...

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WARREN BUFFETT, JEFF BEZOS, STEVE JOB- GREAT LEADERS YIELD GREAT INVESTMENTS!

Please click on below link to see a 60 second overview of this week's blog. Click backspace to return to the blog. https://biteable.com/watch/embed/leadership-1928968 LEADERSHIP on Biteable. When you consider buying a company’s stock, one of the key factors you MUST research, is company leadership, especially the Chief Executive Officer (CEO). The competency of the CEO and his direct reports is the difference between making money on stocks and eating peanut butter sandwiches ...

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THE NEED FOR MULTIPLE STREAMS OF CASH FLOW

Click on Today's Blog Quick Video Summary https://biteable.com/watch/embed/multiple-streams-of-income-1922859 MULTIPLE STREAMS OF INCOME on Biteable. Last week we discussed the criticality of finding good mentors. One of my favorite mentors taught me the value of this week’s topic- Multiple Streams of Income. My Uncle, a public school teacher in NC, {NC, my home state, pays educators well below national average.) through hard work developed the following multiple income streams: Teacher’s Salary; Cash From 31 ...

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