How to Double Your Money With or Without the Stock Market

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Let’s Talk Safety vs. ROI

Whether observing the world today or reading history books from the past, you’ll find that the masses are always in search for economic and monetary gains and investors are always trying to get the best return on their money while taking one of the most risk-free routes possible. This graph shows the journey of an investor who starts to save—the number represents the amount of years he starts saving.

Investors save for many reasons: buying their first home, retirement, early retirement, college for their children, etc. Regardless of the reason, the point is that money saved today can be multiplied starting tomorrow. When you save money, whether you invest that money or not, you want to be certain and confident that it will grow and multiply. But how can you be certain?

There are different scenarios and there’s no one-size-fits-all solution but we will analyze the ones that most in the world have experienced and pinpoint the differences between them in order to learn from the past.

For simplicity purposes, we will discuss the sequence of events that took place from year 6 to year 9 in our timeline and the factors that drove the movement of stock prices:

{1}. The Federal Reserve Bank decided not to raise interest rates.
{2}. The economy slowed causing corporate profit margins to decline.
{3}. The market dropped 15% decreasing the prices of most stocks.

The Rule of 72

The rule of 72 is one of life’s little magic tricks. You can use it to figure out how long it will take your money to double with various interest rates.

It’s a quick and easy way for you to see how much interest you’re receiving on your investments. And this will help you determine which ones to hold and which ones to spend.

Here’s how it works. Take the number 72 and divide it by the interest rate you’re receiving on your money. This will give you the number of years it will take your money to double.

For example, if you’re earning 10% interest on your money, you will double your money in 8 years ….more or less.

So, if you’re considering putting your money into stocks, first look at the stock market earnings history. If you’re getting a 10% or higher return on your investment, it’s probably a good decision.

50/50 Approach

Since the stock market crash in 1929, the average person has had ZERO opportunity to successfully grow their money. Yet, not everyone is willing to turn their money over to so-called experts. Many want to control their own destiny and are eager to learn the strategies and tactics to become their own experts.

They want to be able to take control of their financial future so that even if the stock market crashes they can retrieve and recoup their losses. However, many people are not sure how to do that, and most are not sure if they even have the time to learn how.

Vernon L Edwards in his book, Successful Stock Investing, teaches the 50/50 approach. This was before Index Investing was even invented. However, we think that this 50/50 approach could easily work in any investment arena. It is a formula that you can make work for you.

The 50/50 approach is simple. Pick 2 things. You pick 2 stocks you like. Then you buy 1/2 of the shares of both stocks to equal 100 shares. Then you follow the performance of those 100 shares.

You don’t have to pick 2 amazing stocks that are destined to go up to the stars. You can use Net nets and Hidden GEMS as long as the business and the stocks are solid. See below:

7 Ways to Double Your Money Fast

What is worth more: a dollar or a minute?

A dollar can be doubled back in less than a minute (by, for instance, investing 1 dollar in one minute in 1% daily interest account).A minute on the other hand starts losing its value as soon as it’s gone, so it’s very difficult to get back.

Can you think of anything else that starts losing its value as soon as you come into it?

It’s your health!

If you were to tell a young person, with the hope they will remember this when they get older, you could do this: Think of your health like you’re catching a penny.The harder you catch it, the longer it will last. But if you are distracted, it will slip through your fingers, like a second, a minute or an hour.

Health is your most precious asset. You can get it back but it will be lost forever.


{1}. Don’t procrastinate
{2}. Public health care can be over used: think before you act
{3}. Don’t count on good health.Be prepared when it takes a turn for the worst

Get a free stock

T you can double your money? When you join a company and buy stock you give up what could have been your cash salary and receive shares instead. When the company does well, the value of your shares increases due to the success of the business. When the price of your stock goes up, the only thing you have to do is calmly sell your shares. When you do this you’ll receive cash from the sale which is equal to what you invested. After you both cash out and receive the profit, you can double your money by investing it in your own small business, or putting it back into the stock market.

Buy the right IPO

The “True Blue” of IPOs

Anybody can get lucky by buying the right stock at the right time…and become a millionaire. That’s a story that’s in re-runs.

But there’s another story…a better story. A much better story! And the Investor’s Business Daily has the inside scoop. It’s a story that I’ve been using for the past twenty-four years to make a killing in real estate, in the stock market, and in the marketability of my own businesses. It’s a surefire forecast. A definitive recipe for success. A sure thing!

The secret to my success? I follow the success strategies of other experts…the best of the best. My consistently outstanding results are due to my ability to accurately predict where assets are headed.

My stock market returns are in the top 1% of the best of the best…a select green-eyeshade group. My real estate has appreciated over 3,600% since 1992. And I’m able to do this year after year because I’ve devoted a great deal of time to studying the techniques that make the brightest folks successful.

Buy and sell sneakers

Have you ever heard the statement, “one man’s trash is another man’s treasure”? This principle is very relevant in the shoe game and applies to both women’s and men’s footwear. There are a number of sites online where you can buy and sell your sneakers. Here are three of the best ones:

  • eBay
  • Footlocker
  • Nike

Use Fiverr

Garage Sales

Almost everyone has a garage that could be turned into a money-making machine. I build a sales appointment into every workday to make garage sale calls two or three times a day. If you can do the same, you’ll live out a childhood fantasy of becoming the ultimate bargain hunting superstar.

A few years ago, my wife and I went through eight years worth of family stuff and sold it on Craigslist and at garage sales. One night, we had a garage sale at our home and were shocked to earn money that we thought was sitting idle in our garage.

Just for the heck of it, we decided to wash the cars and shine up the bikes to put them up for sale the next morning. Oddly enough, we made three times as much money from the stuff that people looked at, turned their nose up at, and then, after we washed, decided to look at again. Wipe down the dirt, and the price goes up.

More than 50% of my clients make more than one hundred dollars for every square foot of their garage, so don’t even pretend it “doesn’t add up.” Garage sales are like money on paper.

I find the best weekends to have a garage sale are as follows:

Flip Websites

Many professional and amateur investors are turning toward real estate investing as a way to create extra income and attain freedom. Who wouldn’t want to double their money in the blink of an eye?

With land grabbing grabbing quite a few headlines over the past few years, there’s no better time to start than now. But you don’t have to be a land baron to make serious money flipping online properties.

Buy an Online Course

Nothing is more valuable than an online course. In fact, I would argue that a great course is worth more than a book (and I’ve written quite a few).

Imagine if you had the key to the financial markets in your hands.

Access to the portal that shatters the illusion of the money world. Where there is abundance instead of a scarcity mindset. Where you take control of your financial life without having to rely on the advice of others. A place where there is no risk, and you’re in 100% control of your money.

How much would that be worth to you?

An online course will set you up for financial success the same way I did for my students. Like me, you’ll discover many of the strategies that the “highly successful” use to generate massive and consistent streams of income.

And it’s because I’ve experienced it first hand that I’m continuing to teach these strategies in the Online Cash Code Program. It’s no coincidence that so many of those who have come through the program are experiencing results now.

New to Investing?

Make Money With (These) 3 Steps!

You don’t need to be a Wall Street wiz or a financial wizard to make money on the stock market.

You don’t even need to understand things like Dow Jones, S&P 500, or Nasdaq.

And you don’t need a lot of experience to start profiting from the stock market.

You just need to know a few basic things. Things that are incredibly simple. Things that will provide you with a stable, recurring income that’s all on autopilot.

When the stock market is up, your money is up. When the stock market is down, you can sit comfortably on the sidelines knowing that your money is broadly protected and will recover to a higher value in the future.