17. Plant and See

Yes, what we do at Burkenroad Reports takes an enormous amount of work, and it costs about $750,000 per year to run the program. But you can replicate some of the best parts by forming an investment club dedicated to underfollowed public companies in your region.

Fifteen years ago, more than 400,000 people were in investment clubs. Now there are just 39,000. That’s a 90 percent decline! These oncepopular investment clubs were where friends gathered to talk stocks and pool their money to purchase them. The clubs and their fellowship have faded away. As a contrarian, that tells me now is a great time to start one. Here are my suggestions.

Ten Good Ideas

1. Find some people who really want to learn more about the stock market. ...

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