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Warren Buffett on value investing and PE ratios

Buying Stocks? Neglect This Metric At Your Own Peril!

When it comes to investing, the one advice that gets often repeated is: Invest in blue chip companies. Certainly better than shorting and investing in penny stocks! But how valid is this advice? Let’s take a company that’s solid, profitable, pays dividends and has seen multiple depressions and recessions and is still going strong. AT&T. […]

January 30, 2011 35
banks that dont charge for atm withdrawals

Happiness Is Never Having To Pay An ATM Fee!

ATM fees are reaching an all time high. The average, last year, rose by 5% to $2.33 and you could potentially pay as high as $11! ATM fees could be two-fold. Your bank might charge a fee for using an out-of-network ATM and the ATM owner could charge you an additional fee for the convenience. […]

January 25, 2011 16
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Opening an account at Vanguard – A walkthrough

If you are looking to invest in passively managed Mutual Funds, look no further than Vanguard. Vanguard offers a wide range of funds with very low overheads. Thanks to Vanguard, more and more fund companies are offering low cost mutual funds. Before Vanguard, funds with 0.18 expense ratios were unheard of. I recently opened an […]

January 21, 2011 13
Beardstown Ladies common-sense investment guide moneycone finance

The Beardstown Ladies

In 1983 a group of elderly women in a little town in the Midwest called Beardstown, decided to form an investment club called the Beardstown Business and Professional Women’s Investment Club. The meetings were focussed on companies whose business they could understand and relate to. Their methodology was simple. Every member put in $100 seed […]

January 21, 2011 20
rechargeables eneloop starter pack

5 Eco-Friendly Products For The Smart Saver

Rechargeables This is a no-brainer! Rechargeable battery technology has improved so much that there really isn’t an excuse for not using them. The new generation rechargeables have a number of advantages over the traditional ones. They retain charge for a long period of time No ‘Memory-loss’ effect Can be re-used hundreds of times without loss […]

January 15, 2011 26
OptionsHouse Rates Going Up!

Et Tu OptionsHouse?

For anyone new to investing I always recommended OptionsHouse for their quick trade executions and and their low trade commissions. Having used ShareBuilder, Scottrade, Vangaurd, Fidelity, WellsTrade, OptionsHouse and Zecco, I found OptionsHouse a better choice for a frugal investor. Zecco seemed like a good option when they were offering 10 free trades a month […]

January 11, 2011 17
Alliant Mobile App Loading Screen

A Review Of Alliant Credit Union’s iPhone App

Alliant recently joined the mobile banking fray with the introduction of its Alliant Mobile Banking iPhone app. This is a quick review of this application. This review is for version 1.31 of this app. The app requires iOS 3.2 or later and is compatible with iPhone, iPod Touch and the iPad. The app itself is […]

January 9, 2011 6
depositing a check from home

Online Banking: Depositing A Check From Home

Times have changed! I remember 10 years back, when I joined a Credit Union that happened to be outside my state, the only way I could deposit a check was to find another credit union’s ATM and make a deposit. Soon they introduced prepaid deposit envelopes. Now a deposit would mean a trip to the […]

January 8, 2011 6
deadbeat-sticking-it-to-the-man-moneycone

How To Be A Deadbeat

Is Financial Freedom Worth The Hype? One of the conveniences of capitalism is the easy availability of credit. You can buy almost anything on credit and applying for a credit card is easy! Some credit card companies give out free Pizzas just for signing up! Average credit card debt is over $15,000 today whereas the […]

January 3, 2011 24

Best Of MoneyCone 2010 And One Last Roundup

As 2010 comes to a close, I wanted to post about something that I normally don’t write about. MoneyCone traffic stats. I started this site beginning of March this year and didn’t expect the kind of growth MoneyCone’s has shown. From 400 visits a month to almost 5000 a month, from 7000 page views to […]

December 31, 2010 20
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