retirement planning

3 Ways to Do Retirement Planning the Right Way

Retirement planning can sound so ominous, sort of like preparing for death. However, it’s something we all need to look at regardless of the type of retirement we want – whether that be early retirement or a more traditional retirement scenario. The last … [Read More...]

Investing

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Selling Covered Calls To Generate Extra Income

If you're a buy-and-hold investor with at least 100 shares of a particular stock, you could be generating extra income with little effort on your part. No, I'm not referring to dividends. Selling covered calls is a low risk options strategy that allows you to … [Read More...]

Infographics

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Midweek Infographic – Attack Of The Debt Monkey

I previously posted about the number of Americans in debt. There are far too many people who carry over balances each month whether it be credit cards, personal loans or student loans. Not only do American citizens borrow far too much, but the government also … [Read More...]

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The Intelligent Investor: The Best Book In the World

The Intelligent Investor is by far the most well respected investment philosophy book in modern history. The author Benjamin Graham was a world renowned investor and mentor to Warren Buffett, who is well-known in modern times as the world’s most successful … [Read More]

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What are The Well Hidden Business Specialties?

Many people know that they are interested in business, but are not sure exactly what kind of jobs they want. When you think of a business career, you probably think about chasing profits for big corporations. Some business jobs are centered around achieving … [Read More]

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What the Credit Card Companies Do Not Want You To Know

Ah this is a great topic for the holiday season…Credit cards are the best invention ever made right? Well, they may be a great invention for credit card companies (especially right around this time of year), but for the consumer that does not understand their … [Read More]

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Personal Finance Book Review – The Millionaire Mind by Thomas J. Stanley

The Millionaire Mind written by Thomas J. Stanley is a survey-based book, meaning that it surveyed thousands of self-made wealthy Americans regarding of how they (those surveyed) believe they were able to achieve relative financial success. The following … [Read More]

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Near Term Predictions on the Global Economy : Recession in the Near Term is Feasible

This phrase is one that will certainly strike fear into most, as our minds drift back to the 2008 financial crisis, when the U.S. and global economy seemed to be jumping off a continuous cliff, leaving all citizens uncertain of the future. However, it is … [Read More]

Being Frugal When Choosing Your Next Car

Frugal is the new black isn't it? These days, everyone is looking for ways to stretch their dollars further. In fact, it's so popular, it's sexy! The problem is that everyone seems to talk about the simple stuff. You know, clipping coupons, choosing credit … [Read More]