Category Archives: Investing

Investing Outside of Wall Street – Getting acclimated to the digital society

This is a continuation of last month’s post. In fact, until book #2 is published, it is likely that most of my monthly posts will be a progress report toward that goal. The world economy has progressed from an agrarian … Continue reading

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Investing Outside of Wall Street – Never a dull moment!

I have been intent on writing my book #2 for nearly a year now. Along the way, I was advised that very few people make money by simply selling books. Based on my book #1, I have known this to … Continue reading

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Investing Outside of Wall Street – Coronavirus disease 2019 (a.k.a. Covid-19)

In the U.S.A., the lockdown due to Covid-19 began about a month ago. The news has been saturated with it. As of this posting in April 2020, we’re not sure when the lockdown order will be lifted. Most of us … Continue reading

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Investing Outside of Wall Street – Making investment decisions

Recently, many people are voicing their worries about where the economy may be headed. Some of the main reasons include the following: The unknowns and fear about Coronavirus, a worldwide concern. The plunging Dow Jones Industrial Average on Wall Street. … Continue reading

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Investing Outside of Wall Street – Let there be light in our fridge!

In 2017, I wrote about “Investing Outside of Wall Street – ‘Landlords’ then, and now?” This is a sequel of sorts. I don’t remember exactly when our refrigerator light went out, but it has been at least a few years. … Continue reading

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Investing Outside of Wall Street – Federal government’s “solution” for retirement income

On December 17, 2019, I blogged about 401(k). Coincidentally, on December 19, 2019, the following articles were published by the respective sources: “Congress passes sweeping overhaul of retirement system” (Source: Wall Street Journal) “Congress just passed the biggest retirement bill … Continue reading

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Investing Outside of Wall Street – Scams and frauds: Part 3 of 3

Some of the biggest scams and frauds, seemingly well-intentioned, were created by Wall Street.  If you’re thinking Bernie Madoff, think bigger. I’m talking about the 401(k) program. During my corporate career, all employees were being encouraged to put money into … Continue reading

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Investing Outside of Wall Street – Scams and frauds: Part 2 of 3

Recently, while on a road trip, David and I were finally able to have the time to listen to all available episodes – 47 of them, plus a bonus, roughly 30 minutes each – from The Perfect Scam by AARP. … Continue reading

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Investing Outside of Wall Street – Scams and frauds: Part 1 of 3

For the remainder of this year, I’ll be covering a three-part series on scams and frauds.  This month, it contains short blurbs on email spams, Internet scams, and real estate scams. There is a saying in Japan, “Consider every human … Continue reading

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Investing Outside of Wall Street – Business and pleasure

Ever since I have chosen the path to become an entrepreneur since the market crash of 2000, most of my waking hours are being spent on running our businesses.  Consequently, aside from some family gatherings, the only other event for … Continue reading

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