Writing = Learning

“Formal education will make you a living, self-education will make you a fortune“.   The quote is one of many from Jim Rohn.  He was an American entrepreneur, author and motivational speaker.   Rohn’s book, published in 1991, is titled Five Major Pieces to the Life Puzzle and it describes what he… Keep Reading

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Quality Above the Noise

“Excellence is the unlimited ability to improve the quality of what you have to offer.” The quote is credited to Rick Pitino, a basketball coach at the University of Louisville. The team at BuySelliQ strives for excellence in order to assist users in achieving their goals. We measure our success… Keep Reading

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The American Dream-On!

“Methinks, thou dost protest too much” from the famous Shakespeare play, Hamlet. Yes, others state it differently but I’m sure you get the meaning. Put another way, (seen here before): “the louder he talked of his honesty the faster I counted my spoons”. The quotes came to mind while reading… Keep Reading

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If You Love Someone, Set Them Free

“Free Trades won’t make you a better investor” according to Fidelity Investments. If that’s the case, then why does Fidelity offer commission free trading, (with conditions) as an incentive to entice new accounts? Most large brokerage firms offer similar free trading programs to new investors, so Fidelity is not alone… Keep Reading

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Crystal Ball or 8-Ball?

“Those who have knowledge, don’t predict. Those who predict, don’t have knowledge.”   The wise words of Lao Tzu, a 6th Century BC Chinese Poet; proven correct once again in 2014. AHHH, it’s a new year! A time to renew, refresh and kick into gear! It’s also when the crystal ball… Keep Reading

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Fear and Failure

“I’m not afraid of storms, for I’m learning how to sail my ship.” by Louisa May Alcott, a novelist of the 1800’s, known by most for her book titled, Little Women. And you might be wondering, “This is relevant to investing how?” Unless you live under a rock you know… Keep Reading

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Do Not Rationalize Failure

Deciding to sell might turn out, in hindsight, to be a mistake. BUT deciding NOT to sell can turn out to be a disaster. Has your stomach been churning a bit over the last two weeks as market volatility rears its head? For many, it’s their first taste of market… Keep Reading

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Recognizing Quality when it matters?

“Only buy a stock if it goes up; if it doesn’t go up, don’t buy it”… advice from Will Rogers. Widely known in the 20’s and 30’s, Rogers was a cowboy, humorist, vaudeville performer, social commentator, actor, with the perfect solution to investing without risk. One minor problem… it’s a… Keep Reading

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BuySelliQ Continues to Kick A$$

“Anonymous” is credited with the following quote: “Opportunity is often missed because we are broadcasting when we should be tuning in.” My father-in-law had a shorter version: “talking when you should be listening.” And you are asking, “What does that have to do with BuySelliQ?” The world was introduced to… Keep Reading

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All I Do Is Win

P.T. Barnum famously said, “Without promotion something terrible happens — nothing!” While PT Barnum lived long ago, he would fit right in with today’s “connected” society. Barnum was the ultimate promoter in his time (1810-1891) and eagerly promoted the concept of “Go big or don’t go at all.” When he… Keep Reading

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