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Millionaire Teacher: The Nine Rules of Wealth You Should Have Learned in School by Andrew Hallam

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Contents

Acknowledgments

Foreword

Introduction

RULE 1 Spend Like You Want to Grow Rich

The Hippocratic Rule of Wealth

Can You See the Road When You're Driving?

One of the Savviest Guys I Ever Met—And His View on Buying Cars

Careful Home Purchases

Millionaire Handouts

How Did I Become a Millionaire?

Looking to the Future

RULE 2 Use the Greatest Investment Ally You Have 19

Compound Interest—The World's Most Powerful Financial Concept

The Bohemian Millionaire—The Best of Historical-Based Fiction

Gifting Money to Yourself

When You Definitely Shouldn't Invest

How and Why Stocks Rise in Value

RULE 3 Small Percentages Pack Big Punches

With Training, the Average Fifth Grader Can Take on Wall Street

Financial Experts Backing the Irrefutable

What Causes Experts to Shake Their Heads

When the Best Funds Turn Malignant

Reality Check

Who's Arguing against Indexes?

RULE 4 Conquer the Enemy in the Mirror

When a 10 Percent Gain Isn't a 10 Percent Gain

It's Not Timing the Market that Matters; It's Time in the Market

On Stocks . . . What You Really Should Have Learned in School

Internet Madness and the Damage It Caused

Taking Advantage of Fear and Greed

Opportunities after Chaos

RULE 5 Build Mountains of Money with a Responsible Portfolio

What Are Bonds?

Profiting from Panic—Stock Market Crash 2008–2009

Having a Foreign Affair

Introducing the Couch Potato Portfolio

Combinations of Stocks and Bonds Can Have Powerful Returns

RULE 6 Sample a “Round-the-World” Ticket to Indexing

Indexing in the United ...

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