The Year Ahead in the Stock Market… 2006

This article was originally published for RC Peck’s Fearless Wealth Newsletter in the 1st Quarter 2006. Warren Buffet said, “Predictions are pointless and a waste of time” … While financial predictions for the New Year are kind of dumb to do, making “educated guesses” about what might happen in the next eleven and a half…

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Leverage Your Taxes!

This article was originally published for RC Peck’s Fearless Wealth Newsletter in November 2005. Tax Time! Tax time starts way before April 15th each year. Here are five suggestions to consider before the end of the year. Sell Your Losers. The IRS allows you to offset realized capital gains each year with realized losses, and…

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Investment Professionals Built The Titanic

This article was originally published for RC Peck’s Fearless Wealth Newsletter in April 2005. The markets are making people happy this week because, typically, the markets rise just before a holiday. I’m not sure why this happens, but you could probably pay some economist a big bag of money and be told what you want…

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Delete This Article on Investing

Delete This Article on Investing! was written by RC Peck, CFP for Fearless Wealth’s Newsletter in January 2005. The word on the street is that everybody is smart again … because stocks are going up. This has always baffled me. What does the market have to do with any one person being smart? Nothing. The…

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Investors Are Always Wrong At The Market Turns

This article was originally published for RC Peck’s Fearless Wealth Newsletter in the 4th Quarter, 2004. In my daily conversations with clients I talk about trends in the market, for good reason. You have to know which way the trend is going in order to make your money grow consistently over time. If you know…

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Protect Your Portfolio With Gold & A Stop Loss

This article was originally written in October 2004 for Fearless Wealth’s Newsletter. Wal-mart didn’t make very many people happy this week. Well, maybe it made some people happy, but only those who walked into its stores and bought things they don’t need with money they don’t have to impress people they don’t like. Wait a…

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Wealth Influencers – Your Stock Market

This article was originally published for RC Peck’s Fearless Wealth Newsletter in July 2004. What does it take to manage someone else’s money? This question jumps up for me every time someone tells me about his or her broker or advisor. The person could be telling me good things or bad things, it doesn’t matter—lately,…

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“Buy and Hold” Doesn’t Work in The Stock Market When…

This article was originally published for RC Peck’s Fearless Wealth Newsletter in April 2004. Earlier this year, when I started the edit and rewrite of my book Fearless Wealth, How to Grow and Harvest Your Money, I decided to take a look at what has changed in the market since the book was first published…

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The Cost of Feeling Safe With Your Portfolio

This article was originally published for RC Peck’s Fearless Wealth Newsletter in March 2004. Life often seems safest when in fact it’s not. I was reading the January 12, 2004 issue of the New Yorker magazine, which had an article written by Malcolm Gladwell. If you are not familiar with Malcolm’s work, he wrote a…

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Less than Four Years… Another Bull Market???

This article was by RC Peck, CFP® for the Fearless Wealth Newsletter in February 2004. Winter has hit San Francisco. To a local that means rain and colder weather, but no summer. Cold weather in San Francisco is anything below 50 degrees Fahrenheit, which usually occurs only during the middle of the night. What’s funny…

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