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Aim To Make Yourself Recession Proof

Aim To Make Yourself Recession Proof

The news headlines today say the US is facing a financial cliff. In tough economic times, we may be tempted to overreact and make rash decisions, especially when the media is constantly bombarding us with doom and gloom. Instead of becoming a victim of all the bad news, it is […]

by × November 7, 2012 × 0 comments

Finances, Retirement

Evaluating Midlife Financial Health

Evaluating Midlife Financial Health

Middle age has arrived. It seems like only yesterday you were right out of college, struggling to pay off student loans, and starting life and a career. Now you wonder if you’re being a good boss, hoping the money spent on your children’s college will have been worth it, you’re […]

by × October 3, 2012 × 1 comment

Experts, Finances

Some Basic Financial Products and Definitions

Some Basic Financial Products and Definitions

When a potential investor goes to visit a broker or other type of investment advisor, a great many terms can be thrown around. While these are terms that the broker deals with daily, an investor may not have heard many of them or—worse—has heard them but only has a vague […]

by × October 3, 2012 × 0 comments

Finances

Five Ways to Weather the Financial Storm

Five Ways to Weather the Financial Storm

Times have been tough for the U.S. economy over the last few years, and the debt ceiling issue has not made things any easier. However, there are ways to help make sure that you don’t end up on the rocks in the financial storm. Here is some sound advice to […]

by × October 2, 2012 × 0 comments

Finances

What Being Debt Free Might Mean for Your Future

What Being Debt Free Might Mean for Your Future

We live in a credit-based society, one where accumulating assets often coupled with accumulating accompanying debt. Buying a home? Sign on the line for a 30-year mortgage. New car? A bit of money down, plus a five-year loan. Starting a business? Visit your local bank for that small business loan. […]

by × October 1, 2012 × 0 comments

Finances

Investing Basics: What You Should Know

Investing Basics: What You Should Know

Once you have earned money, there are four main things that you can do with it: 1) Spend it 2) Save it 3)  Invest it 4) Give it away. You probably don’t need a tutorial on how to spend money. Of course, most people make both wise and unwise spending […]

by × September 20, 2012 × 0 comments