Weekly Wisdom: Tricks, Treats, And Tips

All week long, we investigated some of the most famous investing mysteries and secrets–from the Holy Grail of Investing to the Magic Number 72. We talked about compound interest–the eighth wonder of the world–and we investigated whether there was a Golden Ratio in investing.

Since Halloween is less than a week away, we’ll continue the theme. In this edition of Weekly Wisdom, we’ll round up some of the best posts on personal finance tricks and treats and personal improvement tips.

But, first, here’s a list of tips on what NOT to do if you’re trapped in a horror movie:

  • Don’t decide to “split up” and investigate.
  • Don’t check the cellar or attic.
  • Don’t keep old hockey masks, chain saws, or  pitchforks lying around.
  • Don’t let your cat jump up on you at really suspenseful moments.
  • Don’t get drunk and decide to use the Ouija board to contact the other world.
  • Don’t be a teenager.

OK. Here are some more tips and treats.

For some investors, stocks never die. Motley Fool knows the secret of these undead securities referred to as  Buy and Hold investing.

Remember the formula that turned Dr. Jekyll into Mr. Hyde. Here’s a Value Investing Formula from Money Hacker that will turn your Mr. Joke investments into Dr. High returns.

For those frugal freaks out there, a question: How are Bed, Bath, And Beyond coupons like ghosts? (Pause for obligatory comic suspense. ) They never expire, according to The Digerati Life.

Everyone wanted to dress like a Super Hero for Halloween when I was a kid. Now, as an adult, there are at least eight ways that the internet can turn anyone into a Super Rich Hero, according to Money Compare.

What’s a Polymath? I thought it might be something like a Sasquatch. Turns out, it’s someone who excels in many different fields. Leonardo Da Vinci was one–and he wasn’t a Bigfoot. And now Life Optimizer offers 4 lessons we can learn from Polymaths.

During this time of the year, we’re more apt to run into spirits. But Evolving Times, a personal transformation blog, reports you can find helpful spirits all the time–through a Vision Quest.

Dr. Frankenstein should have really read this one: The Scientific Method To Investing In Biotech by 20s Money.

If you read this blog, you know that computers are getting scary powerful. How will this change your world? Phil Gerbyshak passes on a video and some ideas on Did You Know 4.0.

Step into the unknown. What are the secrets to which science can find no answer? Steve Olson wonders, too.

Is selling your house haunting you? Here are 4 Real Estate Lessons For Sellers.

Did you have a favorite post this week? Go ahead and list the link.

2 thoughts on “Weekly Wisdom: Tricks, Treats, And Tips

  1. Sherin

    Hi This is SP from Money Hacker. My sincere thanks to your inclusion of my blog post in this article. Hope this will be useful for your visitors. Now it is my time to best for you. Thanks again.

  2. matt Post author

    Hi Sherin–
    Thanks for the comment and you’re welcome for the inclusion. I enjoy your blog and figured our readers would too.

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