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Don’t park your cash in CDs until you’ve at least considered this alternative!

Maybe the current state of the market has you spooked or maybe having a percentage of your investment cash in a risk-free account is a part of a well thought out asset allocation plan. Whatever the case maybe, exhaust one other option before considering CDs. I’m not talking about taking on more risk – the […]

November 10, 2011 34
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Confessions of a Lazy Blogger

If you are a blogger, you’ll find this post curiously entertaining; if you are a reader, you’ll get a behind the scene sneak peak at what keeps a blogger awake at night! Going through my site statistics I noticed that the traffic for this blog has been gradually increasing and last month alone, the traffic […]

November 6, 2011 45

HOWTO Do A 401K Rollover Correctly

On an average, a person will switch about 9 jobs during his working career. If he was lucky and smart, he probably enrolled in 401K plans when available. Now, if he didn’t bother consolidating his 401Ks, that’ll be 9 different accounts to remember at the time of retirement! When you decide to leave a company, […]

October 24, 2011 33
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9 Impulse Buys That Turned Out Better Than Expected!

We’ve all bought stuff based on commercials that turned out nothing like how it was advertised. (Shamwow guy, you listening?) Sometimes we buy stuff on a whim, only to be disappointed later. I know I have. But not all my impulse buys have been duds. Here are some purchases that turned out to be better […]

October 8, 2011 43
Bank of america to charge $5 debit card fee

Bank Of America To Start Charging Debit Card Fees

BofA has come up with a novel way to earn people’s trust after battling one PR disaster after another for the fraud perpetuated by the bank over the past few years. BofA has decided to charge a nominal monthly fee of $5 every month you use BofA’s debit card. This will be on top of […]

September 29, 2011 43

Using PayPal To Send Money? The Deal Just Got Sweeter!

When it comes to easy money transfers, nothing beats PayPal in terms of popularity. The process is very simple to send money to friends and family: 1.Both the sender and the receiver should have a Paypal account 2.If the payment is for personal use, there may or may not be fees depending upon the source […]

September 24, 2011 50
What is a Fixed Rate Mortgage?

Demystifying Mortgages For The First Time Home Buyer

Buying a home can be an exciting and a stressful time. If this is your first time buying a home, be prepared for a deluge of information, advice and opinions. And don’t let your real estate agent or your banker make the most important decision of them all – your mortgage. You know your financial […]

September 11, 2011 45
Performance of the most expensive Vanguard funds

Vanguard’s Most Expensive Funds

Vanguard is known for its selection of low cost, no-load funds but Vanguard does have a few funds up its sleeve for those who are willing to pay more. These are Vanguard’s five most expensive funds. Vanguard FTSE All-World ex-US Small-Cap Index Fund Investor Shares (VFSVX) This fund attempts to track the index of non-domestic, […]

September 6, 2011 33
Following Buffett Blindly Can Be Injurious To Your Wealth

Following Buffett Blindly Can Be Injurious To Your Wealth

The Oracle had spoken. “I’m impressed with the profit generating abilities of the franchise”, Buffett said of Bank of America. “This is a vote of confidence by a savvy investor”, touted Bank of America’s chairman. Buffett followed up with an investment of $5 billion in the beleaguered bank. Nervous investors heard what they needed to […]

August 29, 2011 37
Buffett dismisses gold

10 Reasons Why The Rich Hate Warren Buffett

1. Buffett’s favorite food is … A Cheeseburger! Not even one filled with caviar. Buffett loves popcorn and has a penchant for Coke! C’mon Warren, we have a reputation to keep! 2. Buffett has pledged most of his wealth to charity Buffett has pledged, not 25%, or 50%, or even 75%, but 99% of his […]

August 23, 2011 38
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