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by Danielvalerio506
Sun Jul 09, 2017 9:50 pm
Forum: Investing - Help with Personal Investments
Topic: Saving or being stingy?
Replies: 21
Views: 3159

Re: Saving or being stingy?

Welcome to the forum. I think we should make a clear difference in saving for the future and investing and ... always thinking about saving a couple of bucks just to travel the world. There is a difference between saving and being stingy. But for some, saving and thinking about what you might do so...
by Danielvalerio506
Sun Jul 09, 2017 9:46 pm
Forum: Investing - Help with Personal Investments
Topic: Saving or being stingy?
Replies: 21
Views: 3159

Re: Saving or being stingy?

I've had a friend describe me in a similar manner. That friend understood me only superficially. It may not be the case here but let me explain. I set my priorities based on things that make me happy and that I derive enjoyment from. I am satisfied with my Levi jeans and prioritize their functional...
by Danielvalerio506
Sun Jul 09, 2017 9:42 pm
Forum: Investing - Help with Personal Investments
Topic: Saving or being stingy?
Replies: 21
Views: 3159

Re: Saving or being stingy?

I think we should make a clear difference in saving for the future and investing and being a stingy person always thinking about saving a couple of bucks just to travel the world. People value and enjoy different things and different experiences. You get to pick your values; I get to pick mine. You...
by Danielvalerio506
Sun Jul 09, 2017 9:39 pm
Forum: Investing - Help with Personal Investments
Topic: Saving or being stingy?
Replies: 21
Views: 3159

Re: Saving or being stingy?

Hi everyone!! Example: I have a relative and she is in a comfort zone and doesn´t want to get out of it! She has free time to invest both in her financial education and aswell investing but she doesn´t want to because she is always saving to travel the world. Investing is not risk-free, and I'd hat...
by Danielvalerio506
Sun Jul 09, 2017 9:37 pm
Forum: Investing - Help with Personal Investments
Topic: Saving or being stingy?
Replies: 21
Views: 3159

Re: Saving or being stingy?

I'm frugal, but not for a purpose. That is, it's my nature. But I do many of those things you rail about, although the reason I don't wash vehicles because I don't think it's necessary. I find that the steady-state situation where I live isn't that dirty. Why would I buy clothes that I don't need? ...
by Danielvalerio506
Sat Jul 08, 2017 5:40 pm
Forum: Investing - Help with Personal Investments
Topic: Saving or being stingy?
Replies: 21
Views: 3159

Saving or being stingy?

Hi everyone!! Example: I have a relative and she is in a comfort zone and doesn´t want to get out of it! She has free time to invest both in her financial education and aswell investing but she doesn´t want to because she is always saving to travel the world. I know that is the dream of a lot of peo...
by Danielvalerio506
Sat Jul 08, 2017 5:33 pm
Forum: Investing - Help with Personal Investments
Topic: Fidelity, Vanguard or Schwab? I need to choose.
Replies: 62
Views: 18103

Re: Fidelity, Vanguard or Schwab? I need to choose.

Hi!! I´ve heard Vanguard is a great company, I´ve heard they have low fee index funds which are way to better than usual mutual funds people use. Besides mutual funds have lots of hidden fees, at the end you don´t get the full potencial of compounding with all those fees accumulating and taking part...