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Archive for the 'Investing' Category

Many of our readers are young professionals, fathers, mothers, students, people looking to make a career change and/or increase their professional development. Regardless of what industry you are in, where you want to work, or who you are, being able to save money and effectively use it is something we all should consider doing. [...]

The broad equity markets experienced a sharp selloff yesterday (Feb 27th).? It was the largest point decline since 9/11 which brings up the question of how you protect your investments in such an environment.? To give you a reminder of what happened yesterday:

95% of the S&P 500 stocks were down on record volume in the [...]

Before I get into taxable versus tax-deferred growth of your capital, I’d like to point out a blog I stumbled upon called The Corner Office which provides a great resource to prep for your visit to the tax man.? Here is the pdf you should review before seeing your accountant as it can help save [...]

The holidays are finally over. Many people spend January surveying the damage done to their waistline and wallet over the last several weeks, but do nothing about it.? Why not make January the month you review and repair (if necessary) your credit report and reaise your credit score?
Here are a few simple?things you can do:

Acquire [...]

Have you ever wondered, “If I am shopping for a home loan, will my credit be affected each time a credit report inquiry is made?” It’s a pretty logical and intelligent question to ask; the answer is: it depends. I know, I ususally hate getting those answers also, but in actuality your credit [...]

If you were lucky enough to get a bonus this year, you are probably thinking about what you spend it on. I’d like to give a prioritized list of some smart ways to spend it:

Put it toward your emergency fund. Everyone should have at least 3 months of living expenses in their bank account (more [...]