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The New Economy 2020

Many things have changed in 2020, and according to the Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell, we can add the Economy to the list. We have seen a booming economy come to a screeching halt, and unfortunately, it will not go back by just flicking a switch. Federal Reserve on the new Economy The Federal Reserve […]

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Long Term Investors don’t care about the Election

Every investor out there and pretty much every American has an opinion on the Election. Still, according to data, it will have almost no impact on your investments in the long haul. The fact of the matter is long term investors don’t care about the Election. While there will probably be some short term impact […]

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A New Net Lease REIT Better than Realty Income?

Realty Income (O) is a member of the S&P500 as well as a dividend aristocrat. How can a new net lease REIT possibly be better than Realty Income? The answer is it can, and it can’t be better! It is impossible to create Realty Income’s history and track record overnight, but a new REIT with […]

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Portfolio Update for October 2020

Since I missed a September update, I figured I should do a quick Portfolio Update for October 2020. I think it should be obvious some of the site changes here at Invest Like Dad, and I hope you like the new look and feel. From a savings standpoint, my savings accounts interest rates keep dropping […]

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Top 5 Tips to Develop your Inner Investor

Many things can affect your investment, from political, global economics, to pandemics. That is why I decided to share the top 5 tips to develop your inner Investor. “Only buy something that you’d be perfectly happy to hold if the market shut down for ten years.” Warren Buffet Most investors don’t do well timing the […]

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How to Teach Kids About Money by Age

Talking about money is taboo in many families, and most parents do not even know where to start. Schools are not far ahead of parents. The Council for Economic education conducts a survey every two years to see what economic and financial education is available in K-12 schools. Only 21 states require high school students […]

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Invest Like Dad September 2020 Update

With all of the behind the scenes work going on Invest Like Dad, I needed to post some updates. I am in the process of building a new homepage that will be more like a real website instead of the blog setup as it is today. I am also building out some pages, and the […]

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Labor Day 2020 Market Overview

This Labor Day 2020 Market Overview is going to help make some sense of what is going on in the economy as well as the stock market. While I will not provide answers to what you should do, I will instead provide information to help you make those decisions for yourself. Keep it all in […]

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Dow Shaking up the Index and S&P 500 Might too

The Dow is shaking up the index and the S&P 500 might not be far behind. The big news lately is all the changes to the Dow Jones Industrial Average and possible changes to the S&P 500 index. The main culprits causing headaches for the indexes are Apple & Tesla. The indexes have a set […]

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August 2020 Portfolio Update

You will see in my August 2020 Portfolio Update that I have been adding to my portfolio since my last update. I think it is essential for investors to check up on companies as long as you don’t let emotions drive decisions. Checking your portfolio once a month isn’t a bad thing. I hope you […]