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Tony Robbins and Karl Kaufman: The Second Forbes Interview

February 8, 2021
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Tony Robbins has warned business owners and investors over the years that they must prepare for economic “winters.” In our second interview for Forbes, we discuss managing emotions during harsh economic conditions, being a disruptor amid so much disruption, and how to survive — and even thrive — when winter comes. Click the link or picture below to read the interview: Tony Robbins: How To Survive An Economic Winter If you missed my first interview with Robbins, click here to access it: Tony Robbins & Karl Kaufman: The Forbes Interview

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“Momentus And The Business Of Space”: New Forbes Post

January 6, 2021
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Momentus is a space infrastructure company that is scheduled to go public this year. They’ve partnered with SpaceX and count NASA and Lockheed Martin as early customers. Momentus says it has $90 million in signed contracts and $1.1 billion under negotiation. One aspect of space travel that has not exactly captured the public’s imagination is the grunt work required to transport payloads between orbits. Vessels handling this essential task are known as space tugs, the “tow trucks” of outer space Though rocket launches might get all the glory, space tugs are…

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Special Members Only Update January 5th, 2021

January 5, 2021
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Richard Kaufman In Forbes: A Father’s Day Tribute

June 19, 2020
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Yesterday I published a Father’s Day tribute to my dad, Richard Kaufman, for It’s certainly the most personal and emotional article I’ve written, as well as the hardest to write. I think you’ll find his story compelling and inspiring. What’s even more valuable in this article, though, are the investing lessons he taught me, some of which I’m sharing now with you. My dad had a singular focus to become a great investor in order to improve his station in life. He believed that anyone with the passion and…

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Richard H. Kaufman (1947-2020)

January 27, 2020
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We are saddened to announce that our founder and inspiration, Richard H. Kaufman, passed away on January 24th, 2020, surrounded by his loving family.     Richard personified the American Dream. He was born into a struggling family in Brooklyn in 1947 and at the age of seven, lost his father suddenly. Richard was determined to make a better life for himself and as a child, spent weekends wrapped up in books at the Brooklyn Public Library. He attended Brooklyn Technical High School and was the first member of his…

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The 7 Best Money & Investing Books Of 2018

December 21, 2018
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Happy Holidays! Warren Buffett once said, “read 500 pages like this every day. That’s how knowledge works. It builds up, like compound interest.” Here’s my end of year list of the top money & investing books published in 2018 for Forbes, including books by Tony Robbins, Danielle Town, David Bach and Howard Marks. Click the link below to read: The 7 Best Money & Investing Books Of 2018

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New Forbes Article On Apple

November 2, 2018
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I wrote about Apple earnings in my latest article for Forbes. Though the stock is down today, click below to read why I’m not concerned about the company’s long-term growth prospects: “If You Are Selling Apple Shares Today, Apple Will Probably Be Buying Them” The stock is currently trading below 5%, but American Dream Investing’s members received trade alerts when we bought it last night and this morning while it was down around 7% and 6%, respectively.

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Jeffrey Gundlach & Karl Kaufman: The Forbes Interview

October 14, 2018
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Jeffrey Gundlach, “The Bond King,” rarely gives print interviews anymore but current market conditions must have encouraged him to share his thoughts with me. Though we concentrate our portfolio in stocks at American Dream Investing, Gundlach’s broad-based knowledge is certainly applicable for all kinds of investments. His investing advice and book recommendation at the end of the article are highly relevant to stock investors. I welcomed the opportunity to ask him about the process he goes through when analyzing an investment opportunity as well as his best investing advice. His…

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Tony Robbins & Karl Kaufman: The Forbes Interview

September 21, 2018
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Yesterday, I had the great pleasure of speaking with the inimitable Tony Robbins, whose newest book, Unshakable, was released this week in an updated paperback edition. I asked him about his best and worst investments, what he’s learned from the world’s greatest investors, why we shouldn’t be afraid of bear markets, and perhaps most importantly, how to become emotionally wealthy. Click below to read the interview via Forbes: Tony Robbins Shares Strategies Of The World’s Best Investors    

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‘Here’s Why Warren Buffett And Other Great Investors Don’t Diversify’: Our Latest Forbes Article

July 24, 2018
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Our Members are well aware that one of the keys to our investing success is that we don’t diversify our portfolio. We believe in highly concentrated positions, which has helped contribute to our long-term track record of beating the market (16.08% annual returns over the last 10 years, compared to 10.17% for the S&P 500). With that in mind, we found that some of the best investors share our belief in a concentrated portfolio. We published their thoughts in our latest article for Forbes and included some great quotes, including…

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