Oil Prices and Rental Properties: Financial Quick Bits

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It’s been an interesting week for investors. Usually, when someone says the week has been “interesting,” it means that it’s been scary. That holds true in this instance.

The Fed has moved away from another round of quantitative easing. The government released some oil from its strategic reserve. In the past eight weeks, the Dow has fallen seven times.

How’s that for interesting?

One way an investor (and we’re all investors technically) can prepare for our interesting future, is to get educated. The good thing is there’s always quality content online.

Here are some of the things I’ve been reading:

Trading at the Speed of Light at Psy-Fi Blog

The Crude Reality at Market Anthropology

Why Do Airlines Always Lose Money at Freakonomics

Why Rental Property is a Powerful Asset Class at Financial Samurai

The Nasty Side of Switching Brokers at My Journey to Millions

Are You Living Below Your Means? Benefits of a Minimalist Lifestyle at The Digerati Life

The Millionaire Teacher a book review on Invest It Wisely

The Wisdom of John Templeton at The Wise Buck

Seven Myths of Entrepreneurship and Programming at Four Hour Work Week blog

Why Timeshares Are a Bad Investment at the Untemplater