Gordon Gustafson
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Why isn't everybody rich?
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125 votes
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Why does gold have value?
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113 votes
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In the stock market, why is the "open" price value never the same as previous day's "close"?
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101 votes
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How is Bitcoin useful as a currency if so few services accept it?
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99 votes
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Should I finance a new home theater at 0% even though I have the cash for it?
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89 votes
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In a competitive market, why is movie theater popcorn expensive?
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61 votes
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Is it true that, "just ten trading days represent 63 per cent of the returns of the past 50 years"?
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44 votes
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Can I claim only part of the full amount of a check?
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42 votes
13k views
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Can I take out a loan and invest it at higher interest?
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38 votes
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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
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36 votes
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What does it mean for Bill Gates to have an income of $0 dollars? What word would have been more appropriate than "income" is?
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35 votes
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Why do most of the stock market's gains occur overnight? It has an overall loss during the daytime
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30 votes
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Is putting money in a 401(k) plan risky?
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23 votes
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What is so good about IRAs?
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19 votes
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How to buy commodity on exchange (to use)
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15 votes
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Should I give to charity by check or credit card?
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13 votes
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If I won the lottery but gave it all away, would I still have to pay taxes?
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Is there any reason to invest in stocks, ETFs, etc. outside of a tax-advantaged account?