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Be very careful where you invest your money

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posted on Mar, 9 2019 @ 09:51 AM
We still have AT&T stock but have gotten rid of everything else. Money in the bank is better after you get older. You cannot weather through a crash and wait for stocks to recover when you are old, never invest more in the market than you can afford to lose.

posted on Mar, 9 2019 @ 09:55 AM
a reply to: rickymouse

or just ride the wave but I won't tell you how

posted on Mar, 9 2019 @ 09:59 AM
I always tell people to not put all your eggs in the same basket and they don't believe each and every time.

posted on Mar, 9 2019 @ 10:21 AM
a reply to: St Udio

My bringing up Vertical Farming was not meant as a 'Holy Grail' answer to everyone's escape from future poverty...

the global collapse of the US fiat Dollar is already baked-into-the-cake, no escape when the hyper-inflation finally hits


I always tell people to not put all your eggs in the same basket and they don't believe...

that in My hand... & not in a Fund or Brokers'/ or some hedgefund managers basket...
~we all choose our own poison~

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posted on Mar, 9 2019 @ 10:50 AM
a reply to: Malak777

Globalist Free Traitors have no allegiance to any country or people, only their pocket books.
If it destroys a country, they will just move on to another country and their people to exploit.

posted on Mar, 9 2019 @ 11:23 AM
Nobody needs to be a good investor when they are a good saver.

There are people who strive to save all they can as they spend away... constantly looking for savings and earnings to purchase freedoms that feel pertinent at the time. The other people save all they can, utilize the extreme powers of compounding interest, and let investments steer their purchases. The average good saver and investor works for free... picking up the pennies and sense that the financially uneducated or caring leave behind. No matter the form of government behind the economics at play there will always rich and poor classes. Of course there will be bad actors in all genres, but the primary culprit of bad investing stems from the lack of financial education in schools.

Schools don't teach financial literacy... governments don't allow for it. This means that people rely on their government for financial education... which is a completely bad decision. After schooling people typically are in need of a job or others to take up for their lack of financial education or learning. The average student knows so little about fending for themselves and how to play monopoly in real life, that they take on the mindset that investors are the bad guy. The bad guys are the ones not teaching kids investing while making them feel all secure and fearful in their financially uneducated worlds. Governments prefer citizens don't learn finances, as it keeps the masses enslaved to what a government wishes, instead of latching on to the freedoms that come with financial literacy.

Maybe we should be blaming the school systems for such beefs, instead of taking it out on people that learned investing for themselves? When will the need for others to achieve for us individually stop? For Christ sake... investors are essentially just recycling what poor money managers waste.

Scammers exist, surely. But just like a dog that senses fear, scammers prey on the uneducated and fearful. Entrepreneurs don't have the luxury of being fearful about money, and don't rely on others to classify its worthiness. It's those that live in fear, demand a job for security and education (which is what another does for us) that looks at investors habits and claims to know the real reasons that they invest.

Please... just think about this OP for a minute. Not only does it claim that they themselves are uneducated to what investors do, but it bundles all investors up into a stereotype indicating that all investors are crooked. Personally, I just make my bed each time I wake and worry about what opportunity may be available to the miracle of time before me. If I relied upon another source for my realities of understandings based around the subject, then I suppose I would be quick to point the finger elsewhere too, when it came to financial literacy.

posted on Mar, 9 2019 @ 03:01 PM
Imo, if one wants to maintain their wealth, they should invest in physical assets like gold/silver coins. Gold has gone from @ $300 per ounce in the year 2000 to @ $1300 per ounce today. Anytime a country has quantatative easing (hyper-inflation) of their money supply physical assets like gold/silver will go up in value, while the currency loses value. Currencies are only a tool for trade & should not be kept longterm. I live in the U.S. where I can still live on $5 worth of food per day if I want. A dozen eggs is $1. A loaf of bread can be found for $1. Rice and beans are also extremely affordable. Gas is only $2.25 per gallon. Also, one can own chickens and get virtually free eggs. All species of crab are also edible and free. One can also fish or hunt to catch their food if they aren't lazy or incompetent. One can grow some of their food too if need be. If one can't afford their heating bill, they should consider moving to a warmer climate. The system is the way it is & one must constantly adapt to its changes. Complaining about it does not accomplish anything. If I ate out all the time I could easily spend between $30-$100 per day on food but if a search for the deals shopping I can eat for @ $5 per day.

The markets are a casino. You may win. You may lose. The odds are stacked in the house's (bank's) favor. Also, anytime one invests in the markets and sells, they have to pay taxes, which help support corrupt government. Why would anyone want to help support corrupt government?

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posted on Mar, 9 2019 @ 04:57 PM
There is a major problem with wealth.

Everyone wants to be a middleman to get rich.

There's no replacement for production.

If you want to be filthy rich produce something.

The stock market needs shut down, it's a Vegas gambling game.

...granted it is a fun game

If you are passing up producing to be a middleman and chase markets, you are probably not going to do well.

I'd say focus on producing and if in the market, focus on companies with a pattern of growth.

Avoid the bitcoin grade investors, they focus on idiots entering the markets and jumping out with their profits.

I know a few millionaires and maybe a billionaire. Not bragging, but they all produce something, be it a product, or service.

They also think bitcoin is a tulip stock.

I tend to listen when these guys speak.

posted on Mar, 9 2019 @ 05:05 PM
a reply to: St Udio

Vertical farming is an interesting subject.

It would be good for weed, or some other high value crop, but in terms of volume, it would imo never be enough to feed people.

You would be competing with raw ground costs vs ground cost+building costs+utility cost, unless you were in a place where plants can't grow like the desert or south pole etc...

Cool topic though, you should do a thread.

posted on Mar, 10 2019 @ 07:06 PM
a reply to: rickymouse

I was in line behind an elderly retiree in the store yesterday, she was writing out a check but didn't know if there was enough in their checking account to cover. She ended up splitting payment and paying the balance with $40 cash.

They have been paying their bills that way for years and the bank holds them rigidly accountable for maintaining the balance even with the overdraft protection activated.

Contrast that with the food stamp program which doesn't even bother with a chip enhanced Luhn algorithm to verify who incurred the debt.

Investment world is going through something similar, before 2008 most investors didn't know much about the stability of their investments. For example pools of mortgage backed securities were not clearly connected to the sub prime mortgage holders. Similarly if you expect to make money off of someone in a desperate situation who chooses to pay 21% in revolving credit card interest you deserve some risk.

In the US the FDIC insures low risk pools to $250,000 per account but yields tend to be low. Probably kind of expensive, like storm insurance for property protection.

Internationally we might look for the stable turnover of global debt pools but there is no transparancy there, maybe "You do Need a Weatherman to Know Which Way the Wind Blows"?
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