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The Future is Now: What Years Will Your 2021 Savings Pay For?

The Future is Now: What Years Will Your 2021 Savings Pay For?

My 2021 savings will pay for my lifestyle in 2040, 2059, and 2078 (if I’m lucky). And your 2021 savings will pay for your entire lifestyle in future years. This article will show you the math. Kinda cool, right? The choices I make now will directly pay for my lifestyle during specific future years. Next…

Comment on Long Term Investing Takes Faith by My Finance X

Comment on Long Term Investing Takes Faith by My Finance X

How does one take thousands of dollars each year, proverbially bury that money in the ground, and then assume that the money will multiply tenfold in the subsequent 30 years? The simple answer: long term investing takes faith. Countless what ifs… What if the economy falters? What if companies fail, your real estate market declines,…

Comment on The Market Crash Is Coming! (…Eventually) by Nikita Gaonkar

Comment on The Market Crash Is Coming! (…Eventually) by Nikita Gaonkar

Here on the Best Interest, I provide a lot of “you should be investing!” advice. I talk about the power of long-term investments. And stock market strategies. And even about my specific investment choices. But today is different. Today’s post is about the upcoming market crash. Well…it’s coming eventually. Perhaps you’ve come to believe that…

Comment on Average Net Worth Targets by Age by Jesse Cramer

Comment on Average Net Worth Targets by Age by Jesse Cramer

Let’s look at net worth targets by age. Mean, median, and various percentiles. How much money should you have as you age? How should your average net worth grow? Digest the 25th, 50th (i.e. median net worth), and 75th percentile data below. Apologies to my international readers—most of this data is pulled from or targeted…

Minafi Summer Break, Life & Goals Updates for Q2 2021

Minafi Summer Break, Life & Goals Updates for Q2 2021

You can tell I’m not optimizing this post for SEO by the amazing title. 😂 Instead this is more of a life update. At the beginning of this year (and every year) I decided to set a few goals and themes for 2021. This is an update on how these are going and everything else…

Comment on Average Net Worth Targets by Age by Anonymous

Comment on Average Net Worth Targets by Age by Anonymous

Let’s look at net worth targets by age. Mean, median, and various percentiles. How much money should you have as you age? How should your average net worth grow? Digest the 25th, 50th (i.e. median net worth), and 75th percentile data below. Apologies to my international readers—most of this data is pulled from or targeted…

“You Can’t Predict. You Can Prepare” – 5 Examples of Timeless Wisdom

“You Can’t Predict. You Can Prepare” – 5 Examples of Timeless Wisdom

Howards Marks is one of the most successful investors of the past 40 years. His firm, Oaktree Capital, is worth over $8 billion. Marks is a great writer, too. One of his pithiest quotes is, “You can’t predict. You can prepare.” Marks was talking about investing markets. The markets are unpredictable, but you can still…

Comment on Does “Buying the Dip” Work For Bitcoin? by Jesse Cramer

Comment on Does “Buying the Dip” Work For Bitcoin? by Jesse Cramer

We’ve covered that “buying the dip” is a sub-optimal strategy for purchasing stocks. Here’s the rationale that we discussed two weeks ago. But a few readers asked if the same logic applied to Bitcoin… Bitcoin is more volatile than stocks. It’s constantly bouncing up and down. So perhaps a “buy the dip” strategy would have…

Comment on Does “Buying the Dip” Work For Bitcoin? by FreshLifeAdvice

Comment on Does “Buying the Dip” Work For Bitcoin? by FreshLifeAdvice

We’ve covered that “buying the dip” is a sub-optimal strategy for purchasing stocks. Here’s the rationale that we discussed two weeks ago. But a few readers asked if the same logic applied to Bitcoin… Bitcoin is more volatile than stocks. It’s constantly bouncing up and down. So perhaps a “buy the dip” strategy would have…

To the Class of 2021

To the Class of 2021

Hey readers. Jesse here. My high school, Red Creek Central in Red Creek, NY, asked me to speak at their graduation this year. Below is my speech as written. It’s 98% the same as what I actually said. But if you want to watch the video version, you can find it here on YouTube. Greetings,…