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The debt albatross

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Ah! well a-day! what evil looks Had I from old and young! Instead of the cross, the Albatross About my neck was hung. In Samuel Taylor Coleridge’s poem The Rime of the Ancient Mariner (1798), an albatross starts to follow the ship. Being followed by the large sea bird was seen as a sign of good luck. Then some idiot sailor shot the bird with his crossbow and everyone got mad at him because...

Investing for beginners

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Financial literacy is important for anyone wanting to build wealth. During my years as a financial advisor, I was surprised by how little people knew about basic investing. Most people spend more time planning their annual vacations than they do their finances. Maybe that’s why Americans are so bad with money. I don’t blame them. Investing can seem really complicated when you start to...

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