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Blog of the Month for December 2014: Broke Millennial

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This month’s Blog of the Month award goes to Broke Millennial. Writer Broke Millennial (Erin) created the blog in order to chronicle her “journey of a 25-year-old millennial learning to be a fiscally responsible member of “Generation Me.”” and to “to increase financial literacy — mostly through telling funny financial tales from my own life and sneaking in an actual money lesson.” The site regularly posts interesting and helpful content, and I encourage all ModernGraham readers to check out Broke Millennial this month!

5 Undervalued Companies to Research with a Low Beta – December 2014

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I’ve selected the five undervalued companies reviewed by ModernGraham with the lowest beta. A company’s beta indicates the correlation at which its price moves in relation to the market. A beta less than 1 indicates a company is less volatile than the market. Each company has been determined to be suitable for either the Defensive Investor or the Enterprising Investor according to the ModernGraham approach. Here’s a summary of each company’s valuation.

32 Companies in the Spotlight This Week – 12/6/14

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We evaluated 32 different companies this week to determine whether they are suitable for Defensive Investors, those unwilling to do substantial research, or Enterprising Investors, those who are willing to do such research. We also put each company through the ModernGraham valuation model based on Benjamin Graham’s value investing formulas in order to determine an intrinsic value for each. Here’s a summary of the ModernGraham Valuations.