• What is the Stock Market? [and its Weird Beginning]
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    What is the Stock Market? [and its Weird Beginning]

    Do you know how the stock market works? What is the stock market and how does your cash get converted into shares of stock? In this video, I’ll share the weird birth of Wall Street along with how it really works when you buy or sell shares. We’re talking everything stock market today on Let’s Talk Money! Beat debt. Make money. Make your money work for you. Creating the financial future you deserve. Let’s Talk Money. Hey Bowtie Nation, Joseph Hogue with the Let’s Talk Money channel. A special shout-out to all you in the nation, thank you for spending a part of your day here. If you’re not part…

  • Bull Market vs Bear Market [Two Investing Strategies for Each]
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    Bull Market vs Bear Market [Two Investing Strategies for Each]

    I’ve got four investing strategies to take advantage of any stock market. In this video, we’ll look at the history of bull and bear markets as well as what has caused stocks to crash over the last 50 years. I’ll then reveal two investing strategies you can use for each type of market. We’re talking bull markets versus bear markets today on Let’s Talk Money! Beat debt. Make money. Make your money work for you. Creating the financial future you deserve. Let’s Talk Money! Hey Bowtie Nation, Joseph Hogue with the Let’s Talk Money channel. A special shout-out to all you in the nation, thank you for spending a part…

  • What The Heck Is An Index Fund?
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    What The Heck Is An Index Fund?

    From an early age, we’re taught to celebrate winners. Look up to champions. Revere Gold-medalists. We make fun of “participation trophies”. I mean, when was the last time you heard somebody bragging about having a few dozen followers or a perfectly average salary? So how do you explain the explosion in popularity in an investment tool that offers nothing more than a guarantee of average results? Nothing fancy… just average. Strange as it might seem at first glance, the meteoric rise of the “Index Fund” is a lesson in how sometimes, aiming for “average” might be the “best” strategy of all. In an earlier episode, we explained how mutual funds…