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Gradible: Do Online Jobs To Pay Off Your Student Loans Faster

We review Gradible and look at the different online jobs and tasks that you can do to pay down your student loan debt.

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Free Tax Act 2015 Giveaway

We’re giving away a free copy of TaxACT Deluxe Federal edition for the 2014-2015 tax year.

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Investing Tip #306: Defer Tax Under IRC Section 1031

If you sell a business or investment property you can defer tax under IRC Section 1031.

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Insurance Basics: What Kind of Insurance Do You Need?

I feel like people are one of two ways with insurance. 1) They recognize it’s vital to their financial situation and get adequate insurance in every applicable area or 2) think insurance is a big waste of money. The truth is insurance is important. However, if you’re getting more insurance than you need than it […]

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Investing Tip #305: Disregard Short Term Market Predictions

It is a common mistake to make short term profits from such predictions. But ultimately it leads to speculations and losses due to frequent buying and selling.

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6 Tips When Selecting a Financial Advisor

Having trouble selecting a financial advisor? These six tips can help you make a smart choice.

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Investing Tip #304: Never Lose Patience

Never lose patience when investing. Keep your emotions at bay and stick with your investment plan for the long haul.

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7 Investment Ideas To Get The Most Out Of Your Tax Refund

Here are seven investment ideas for your tax refund that can help you grow your money over time.

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Investing Tip #303: Don’t Invest in Lump Sums

Stagger your investments over a period of time. Select the securities and adopt a systematic investment plan putting small amounts in the same securities every month.

Do you want to build a rich life? If so, it takes more than just putting your money in the stock market. In fact, these are the four most important investments you can make.

Invest in 4 Things to Build a Rich Life

Do you want to build a rich life? If so, it takes more than just putting your money in the stock market. In fact, these are the four most important investments you can make.

Stick to your investment plan

Investing Tip #302: Stick to Your Investment Plan

Investing principles are the guiding principles valid for both good and bad markets. If you deviate, you reduce your ability to build long-term wealth.

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The 20 Best Investing Blogs of 2015

We put together a list of the best investing blogs of 2015, along with why they are amazing and what insights they bring to investors.

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Investing Tip #301: Look for Companies with Consistent Performance

Graham suggests buying a company only if its performance has remained satisfactory during the last 10 years on three criteria.

Wanna know the secrets to quickly paying off student loans? In this post four college graduates share exactly what steps they took to do it!

4 College Graduates Share Their Secrets to Quickly Paying Off Student Loans

Wanna know the secrets to quickly paying off student loans? In this post four college graduates share exactly what steps they took to do it!

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Investing Tip #300: Look for Companies with Management Ownership

Management owning a higher percentage of shareholding is an indication of the management’s faith in the company’s performance and future growth

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REITs and Corrected 1099s

I’m highlighting this again because it can impact so many investors during tax season: If you own a REIT, chances are you love the fact that they pay great dividends, but hate the fact that at tax time, you have to wait for a corrected 1099 to come in March. The reason for this is […]

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Investing Tip #299: Say No To Quick Profit Investment Proposals

In the financial markets, there is no shortage of fraudulent operators who will promise you unbelievable profits. They will emotionally black mail you and you may fall in their trap.

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Investing Tip #298: Monitor the Economic Calendar

Monitor the economic calendar. Keep track of events that might move the market and plan your strategies in advance.

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Investing Tip #297: Analyze Fixed Income Securities

For fixed income securities compare net present value of the returns after adjusting for inflation and tax. Invest only if it gives you positive NPV.

Pain In The Ass Purchases

The 5 Most Pain In The Ass Purchases To Make

Here are five items that are just plain difficult to buy and deal with, and no matter what, the company and salesman never make it easy to buy quickly.

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Investing Tip #296: Invest in Assets That Enhance Your Wealth

A bad investment with negative net present value will destroy your wealth. Select an investment only if it has positive net present value. These enhance your wealth.