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Invest in Stocks or Start a Business? Talk to Chuck!

What’s the secret of wealth, starting your own business or investing in stocks? Contributor Mark Skousen sat down with Charles Schwab himself to find out.

Warren Buffett’s Success Is Due to Skill, Talent and Experience

Although some people believe Warren Buffett’s luck may be running out, others feel that his investment strategies will stand the test of time.

Buffett Beats the S&P 500… and Top Money Managers

Buffett’s own managed fund, Berkshire Hathaway, outperformed both the money managers and the market index.

Higher Dividends Predict Faster Earnings Growth

Rob Arnott, the “godfather of smart beta,” warns investors to stay away from flashy money losers like Tesla and instead gravitate toward high-dividend-paying value stocks like…

How to Lose Money: Invest in Gold Stocks

What is by far the most dangerous and high-risk sector of the market? Gold stocks!

The Road to Riches: From Omaha to Wichita

“This year was unique for me. In May, I traveled to Omaha to attend Warren Buffett’s 50th shareholder meeting… Five months later, I flew to Witchita to meet with Charles Koch.”

Donald Trump vs. J. Paul Getty: Is It Better to Get Rich or BE Rich?

Over a recent 18-month period, Trump scored a 20% return. But between “the Donald” and J. Paul Getty, who’s the wiser investor?

Why I Burned My Social Security Card

Sixty five is the age when Americans traditionally retire from work and sign up for Social Security and Medicare. As an ardent supporter of self-reliance and limited government, I have felt for a long time reluctant to accept Social Security payments when our government is so deeply in debt…

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