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Is $5 Million Enough to Make You Rich?

Is $5 Million enough to make you rich? In this blog post, Castlepoint CEO Kendall King explains why the answer to that question is different for everyone, and provides some practical ways you can find your “enough” number.

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The Debt Ceiling and Asteroids

The debt ceiling crisis has captured headlines once again, but should you worry? That’s like asking if you should worry about an asteroid hitting the earth — if it happens, there’s little you can do about it. While defaulting on debt would certainly be less than ideal, both sides acknowledge the need to raise the debt ceiling. So, instead of panicking, we recommend focusing on long-term investing and trusting in human ingenuity to overcome challenges. Speculating on political events is a risky gamble that’s best avoided.

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Risk Tolerance and Holding Individual Stocks: Part 2

In the second part of the Risk Tolerance and Holding Individual Stocks series, Castlepoint Partner & CIA Adam Lee, CFA®, eschews wildlife analogies to provide straightforward principles that can help mitigate the risks of picking individual stocks. These principles include holding periods, historical Beta, and implied volatility.

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