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I love TED Talks and honestly, I don’t know anyone who doesn’t.
If you’re familiar with the TED videos, you know what I’m talking about.
They’re edifying, educational and full of wisdom.
My only complaint is that there are too many of them! Which is a very good problem to have.
I have been listening to TED Talks like crazy and I found these six that really stood out. I think they will change the way you think about money in many regards.
When you’re trying to get good at something, always learn from the best.
Whether you’re just getting started with investing your money or are already a well-seasoned and sophisticated investor, you could always do with a few lessons taught by some of the best of the best in the financial world.
When most people start investing, their journey often begins with reading up about Warren Buffett. Buffett’s compounded annual return of about 20% over the course of his 50-year career, as Berkshire Hathaway’s chairman, is the stuff of legends.
But he isn’t the only one on the rich list who has made his fortune solely off the back of investments made over the years.
There’s a growing number of hedge fund managers whose talents have not only made them enormously wealthy, but also landed them on the prestigious Forbes Rich List. Many of these managers are billionaires and their investment styles vary greatly from the long-term value investing mantra of Buffett.
Here’s a list of the top 5 richest hedge fund managers and the lessons you could learn from them…
Do you want to figure out one of the key to happiness and overcoming life’s crap?
Stop taking yourself so seriously. I’m serious.
If you’re serious about your goals and your dreams, it will serve you well to relax a little.
I’m not telling you to lose your discipline or stop pouring yourself into your life. What I am telling you is that it’s ok to have fun.
What am I talking about? Let’s start with your finances…
We all have our opinions about millionaires and the rich.
I’d like to challenge some of those opinions and show you some things you might not know about millionaires.
It’s not about luck, fancy lifestyles or greed.
It’s about developing a mindset that sets you apart from the rest.
Here are 10 game-changers that you didn’t know about millionaires…
We always hear that some people have just made a huge profit on certain type of investment and think if we could make the same kind of money, too.
It is all good dreaming about how good you would be and how much money you would earn. However, some people make money regardless of markets going up or down.
They actually can make even more money when the market is crashing if they know when to short certain stocks as we discovered in recent crises with banking stocks.
When it comes to investing in classic cars there are a few obvious potholes anyone can fall in…even the seasoned dealers. They are easy to fall in love with, be sentimental and being cars, they have many associated problems.
Here are 5 tips to help you decide if you would be a good classic car investor or it is not definitely for you…
There are many ways to get all your accounts in one place.
There are also ways to automate your budget.
Mint.com comes to mind.
Your bank may even offer online banking that budgets for you and allows you to add outside accounts to your dashboard.
That’s all great. I love automation. But I’ve found the cream of the crop.
All your accounts in one place? Check. An effective automatic budgeting system? Check. And that’s not all they do.
Personal Capital is great for budgeting, but it’s really great for investing!
Let me show you what sets Personal Capital apart from the rest…
Do you ever feel pressured by time and end up making a hasty decision that you later regret?
Chess Grandmaster Garry Kasparov taught, “Always keep ten extra minutes on the clock, or you will end up making rushed decisions.”
High level chess games are always timed.
Having time pressure keeps the pace of the game moving and forces players to make a decision.
Have you ever heard of The Slight Edge?
It’s a book, but more importantly, it’s a concept. A very successful concept, I might add.
I’m not going to take all day to explain what it is…
The Slight Edge is the idea of making small changes and small progress over a long period of time, which leads to extraordinary results.
Now, there’s more to it than that, but that’s the “nutshell” explanation.
Let me explain exactly how it works, how it’s applied and how it can make you rich…