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Phil Frost
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58 votes

Why do some small-time real-estate owners struggle while others thrive?

44 votes
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Why do escrow services use wire transfer?

25 votes

Cash in retirement accounts to buy a house?

20 votes

Is it acceptable to use a bank's "dispute a charge" feature if restaurant wouldn't give refund?

18 votes

Why do people claim that it's hard to outperform the S&P 500? It has only increased in value by ~1.5x in the past 5 years

14 votes

Why do people save so much?

12 votes
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Does dollar-cost averaging just means taking risk later?

8 votes

Why do people claim that it's hard to outperform the S&P 500? It has only increased in value by ~1.5x in the past 5 years

7 votes

Why don't traders place limit orders at all prices to be first in line when the price moves?

6 votes
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Does this mean I cannot do pre-market trading?

5 votes

What is the point of using a limit order?

5 votes
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Should tax refunds be debited from expense or income accounts?

5 votes
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Weekly budgets based on (a variable) monthly budget

5 votes

Why can't we all agree to create a self-fulfilling prophecy with regards to the stock market?

4 votes

Prepaying a loan: Shouldn't the interest be recalculated like a shorter loan?

4 votes
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How to calculate new price for bond if yield increases

4 votes

How is early-and-often home buying as "get rich" advice feasible?

4 votes

In terms of safety, what's the next best thing after government bonds?

4 votes

Is my back-of-the-envelope calculation about taking out a loan to invest into the markets flawed?

3 votes
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Not tracking cash, paying for others

3 votes

Why would collateral be required to make a stock purchase?

3 votes

When someone's ability to pay is suspect, why would it make sense to give them more expensive credit?

3 votes

Does selling index fund shares for the same amount the account grew by reduce the account's value?

3 votes

Why should a person approaching retirement age make their portfolio less risky?

3 votes
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How/How much does volatility effect dollar cost average?

2 votes

Why does short selling require borrowing?

2 votes

Why can't you just have someone invest for you and split the profits (and losses) with him?

2 votes

Should I use a zero-interest credit card for a large one-time purchase?

2 votes

Would using TD Ameritrade to manage Roth IRA contributions indirectly support new fossil fuel infrastructure?

2 votes

Can you really always yield profit if you diversify and wait long enough?