Book Review: The Great Depression, A Diary (or why buying low is so hard)

Benjamin Roth was a young lawyer living and working in Youngstown, Ohio during the Great Depression. In June of 1931, just over 19 months after the calamitous stock market crash in late October of 1929, Roth started journaling his thoughts about the stock market, banks, his law practice, politics, and investment opportunities.

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Feel the “Paying”: 2 keys to know you’re getting value from your financial person

Every decision you make is based on the value you receive. Take your morning: is the $1 for the coffee worth the warm drink and cascade of caffeine in your system?  Is there value in brushing your teeth for a minute to help ensure dental health and squash morning breath? Is driving 5 mph above the speed limit and risking a ticket worth getting to work 2 minutes earlier?

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