Teenagers Bank $24 Million Before Graduation

Did you hear the crazy news about the high school in California? It just landed a windfall worth $24 million. The thing is, its payday didn’t come from a wealthy alum or a federal grant. It came from a less conventional source: Start-ups. A True Story A few years ago,…

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Boost Your Returns by 281%

The stock market has been on a tear lately… Over the last year, the S&P 500 is up nearly 20%. But what if I could prove to you that there was something better out there — Not just a way to double the returns you could earn in the stock…

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Turn a Loss into a 200,000% Profit

Snapchat, the “hot” new social media company, is in freefall. Since its March IPO (NYSE: SNAP), its stock has gotten crushed. Investors who bought at $27 have already lost about one-third of their money. But meanwhile, a different set of Snapchat investors hasn’t lost a dime. In fact, these investors…

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How You Can Profit from These Three Famous Flops

Coca-Cola… Post-it Notes… Google… A few examples of products that changed the world—and created billionaires in the process. But for every world-changing invention, there are thousands of “flops” that never catch on. The thing is, smart investors can learn quite a bit from these flops. So today, I’ll review three…

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Social Security: Bankrupt!?

Are you counting on Social Security to help fund your retirement? If so, you could be in for a rude awakening. You see, if you’re like most Americans, you’ve been led to believe that Social Security will provide for you once you stop working. But here’s the thing: Social Security…

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Warning: Profits Slashed by 87%?!

Last week, I came across a new study that could have a major impact on your profits—and not the good kind of impact. According to this report, your investment profits could get slashed by 87% (or even more) in the coming years. Today, I’ll reveal the details of this disturbing…

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The Secret to Predictable Profits

Whether you’re talking about investing in the stock market... Investing in start-ups... Or even founding your own start-up… A simple rule can help you identify opportunities with the most profit potential... In The Beginning... A few years ago, right when Matt and I decided to launch Crowdability, we spent some…

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Three Retirement Killers

Unless you’re independently wealthy or you’re more than 25 years from retirement, you should be worried—very worried. You see, the average retiree has next to nothing saved for retirement... And nearly half of all Americans have nothing saved at all. But what’s even worse is this: Almost no one is…

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How Much You REALLY Need to Retire

Most workers in the U.S. retire between the ages of 60 and 65. So what you’ll read next might come as a surprise: The average 50-year-old has less than $50,000 saved for retirement… And 45% of Americans have nothing saved at all. Zero! What’s your situation? Do you have enough?…

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Peter Lynch's #1 Rule for Start-up Investing

A few years ago, a middle-aged guy named Jeremy heard about a new start-up. He didn’t fully understand what the company did, but he thought it had potential—so he made a small investment in it. Long story short: every $5,000 he invested turned into $1.25 million. Today, I’ll tell you…

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