Category Archives for Wealth Management

The 7 Best Money & Investing Books Of 2018

December 21, 2018
Forbes Best Books 2018

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 Share This With A Friend:

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Jeffrey Gundlach & Karl Kaufman: The Forbes Interview

October 14, 2018
Jeffrey Gundlach Forbes Interview

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
Tony Robbins

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     Share This With A Friend:

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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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Sell In May And Go Away? New Forbes Post From Karl Kaufman

May 1, 2018
Sell In May And Go Away

I wrote in Forbes about the popular adage “Sell In May And Go Away” and why you might want to consider doing the opposite. Click the link below to read: Don’t ‘Sell In May And Go Away.’ Here’s What You Should Do Instead Share This With A Friend:

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New Forbes Post: ‘Despite Headwinds, Big Tobacco Stocks May Continue To Be A Good Investment’

April 27, 2018
tobacco, philip morris, altria

Tobacco stocks Philip Morris (PM) and Altria (MO) have come under heavy selling pressure lately after recent earnings announcements by both companies made some investors nervous. I wrote about both stocks for Forbes; click below to read the article and share your thoughts in the comments section. Despite Headwinds, Big Tobacco Stocks May Continue To Be A Good Investment American Dream Investing’s Members have access to our portfolio holdings, which include Altria and Philip Morris, and get text and email alerts every time we make a trade in our actively managed…

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‘Finance And Markets’ Interviews Karl Kaufman About How To Improve Your Market Gains

April 17, 2018
Finance And Markets

“Finance And Markets” interviewed American Dream Investing CEO Karl Kaufman for their “Cashflow Hacking” video podcast series. Kaufman and host Casey Stubbs had a wide-ranging discussion, covering topics such as why diversification might harm your long-term investing performance, how to protect yourself during a market downturn and American Dream Investing’s keys to successful portfolio management. You can watch the interview and read the transcript by clicking here or watch it on YouTube at this link.   Share This With A Friend:

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New Forbes Post: ‘Here Are 5 Simple Ways To Limit Your Risk During Market Volatility’

April 10, 2018
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My latest Forbes column discusses the recent market volatility, and I break down why I think we’re seeing more volatility than even Jack Bogle is accustomed to. More importantly, though, I highlight 5 simple strategies that you can use right now to limit risk during these volatile times. Click below to read: Here Are 5 Simple Ways To Limit Your Risk During Market Volatility   American Dream Investing’s members know we’ve been using these strategies and sharing how we go about consistently beating the market. If you’re not yet a…

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American Dream Investing Quoted in U.S. News & World Report

July 12, 2017
u.s. news & world report successful habits

We’re proud to appear again in U.S. News & World Report. Here’s my quote from their article “4 Ways to Become a Better Investor”: Be actively involved. Even when you find an advisor you trust, don’t be disengaged. Too many investors blindly hand over their hard-earned money to strangers, investment advisors, hedge fund managers and financial planners to make decisions based on their “best interests,” says Karl Kaufman, founder and CEO of financial membership service American Dream Investing in Boca Raton, Florida. But it’s essential that investors learn how to manage their…

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The Betterment Halt & The Dangers of Trusting Robo-Advisors

July 11, 2016
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“Open the Trading Floor, HAL.” In the aftermath of last month’s Brexit vote, global markets took a beating, the price of the British pound reached its lowest level in over three decades, and savvy investors were able to pounce at the opportunity to buy stocks at bargain prices. If you had invested your money in Betterment, one of the most popular robo-advisors, you were unable to capitalize on a great moneymaking opportunity due to a trading halt the firm placed on June 24th during the market selloff. What are robo-advisors?…

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