Have you ever had one of those days…
When you feel a little down about your money situation?
When you feel less positive about reaching big financial goals?
Or envious of the career or income of someone around you?
I think it’s safe to say we’ve all been there at least once – felt that sense of self-doubt that everyone else is doing well and you’re just getting by. After all,...
We all have that one friend or relative.
They spend recklessly, don’t save anything yet complain none stop about being broke. They chalk up their financial situation to not making enough money, moan about needing a pay raise and totally give up on saving until they get one.
A stark contrast to you.
You’ve finally gotten your financial house in order by budgeting and cutting out excess luxuries....
It’s not too long ago that I started connecting with you here on the Outlier Model. You may not know that I am also a financial writer for a magazine called the Canadian MoneySaver.
Oddly enough I began reading this magazine when I was in my late twenties. Some 20 years later I’m writing articles for them, presented at one of their conferences, and now doing my first webinar...
North American stock markets did exceptionally well in 2013. The S&P 500 closed at 1848, beating both its 5 and 10 year highs. That gave the S&P 500 a total return of 29.60% for the year ending 2013.1 Most stock markets around the world also had substantial gains in 2013, and the trend continues into 2014.
With returns like that, it’s no wonder investors have been piling into equities....