WWII-010: Net Worth Calculation, Dividend Policy, Short Run Stock Movements, Income Growth

On this episode of "What Works in Investing..?" I lay out how to calculate your net worth, and why that number is the starting point for good retirement planning.

Start by reading this extensive post on calculating your net worth and be sure to download the free template.

Quote:

Your net worth to the world is usually determined by what remains after your bad habits are subtracted from your good ones."

Benjamin Franklin
Founding Father

Ask JB:

From Reddit, asked by liggyramone:

I understand the reasons why a company would choose not to pay dividends, but if they don't, what specifically is in it for the investor?

From Reddit, asked by Stillcole:

What ACTUALLY makes a stock move up and down?

Obviously high purchasing and demand make a stock go higher where selling depresses the price, but how is it that any of those activities effect on the price calculated?

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About the Author

Jeremy Scott Bailey is an investor, author, entrepreneur and host of the "What Works In Investing?" podcast now available on iTunes. He is founder and Chief Investment Officer of Burgeón Group, Inc. an investment advisory firm that provides portfolio management services to families and individuals.

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