Saturday, 25 June 2011

Six methods to reduce your investment risk (Part 1 of 8)


"Does the future look as black as they paint it?" This is a question that you should ask yourself when you read troublesome economic predictions.

On most days, the prevalent opinion in newspapers is a mixture of distrust and hesitation. Is there a way to make solid decisions about where to place your savings and minimize financial risk?

In investments, like in most things in life, it all boils down to using the right methodology.

How can we determine what is true? What facts are relevant? Which predictions make sense? Can we figure out the future by applying principles extracted from experience?

To be continued in the next post.

[Text: http://johnvespasian.blogspot.com]

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Six methods to reduce your investment risk
(Part 1 of 8)


"Does the future look as black as they paint it?" This is a question that you should ask yourself when you read troublesome economic predictions.

On most days, the prevalent opinion in newspapers is a mixture of distrust and hesitation. Is there a way to make solid decisions about where to place your savings and minimize financial risk?

In investments, like in most things in life, it all boils down to using the right methodology.

How can we determine what is true? What facts are relevant? Which predictions make sense? Can we figure out the future by applying principles extracted from experience?

To be continued in the next post.

[Text: http://johnvespasian.blogspot.com]

[Image by Dluogs under Creative Commons Attribution License. See the license terms under http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/us]

Applying entrepreneurship to personal relationships (Part 11 of 11)


If you adopt an entrepreneurial attitude towards friendship and love, you will be able to detect hidden possibilities in otherwise boring meetings.

As you become more used to taking initiative, your results and self-confidence will improve, if only because you will discard quickly those relationships that don't work.

The ability to develop great relationships can be cultivated like any other. Taking initiative, seeking opportunities, and learning from mistakes lead to continuous improvement.

At some point, when an entrepreneurial attitude towards relationships becomes your second-nature, you will have acquired a fundamental skill to further your personal happiness.

[Text: http://johnvespasian.blogspot.com]

[Image by rebekah.grmela under Creative Commons Attribution License. See the license terms under http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/us]