From the monthly archives:

February 2010

When, If Ever, Should You Buy Gold?

February 17, 2010
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This article is a guest post by Shaun Connell. One of the things that can consistently make investing a difficult practice is timing. If it was easy to time everything perfectly, then everyone would be doing it and we would all be rich. Unfortunately, there are no exact answers on when you should invest in […]

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Bank Accounts Aren’t Just About Great Rates

February 16, 2010
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We all try to do our best to maximize the return we get on our money. It has driven an entire subsection of the banking industry to cut costs and offer online savings accounts. The rates the banks offer vary as much as the interfaces they offer for you to manage you accounts. I constantly […]

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Frugal Monday Meals – Nachos

February 15, 2010

Unlike a lot of households out there I do a lot of the cooking in my family. It isn’t that my wife won’t, or can’t, it is just that I truly enjoy cooking. I have even, briefly, considered culinary school and a change of careers. It is just something I enjoy doing, chopping is somehow […]

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Friday Finance Followers – Happy Birthday Mr. Washington

February 12, 2010
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On Monday I will be celebrating the birth of our first President under the United States Constitution, George Washington, by staying at home and not working. I don’t complain about anytime I get paid not to work but shouldn’t we call it something else? George Washington was born on February 11, 1731 (Julian Date) or […]

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When the Price is Right – Buy Generic

February 11, 2010

If you’re old enough to remember the 1980’s, then you’re probably old enough to remember a time when the Pepsi challenge was a prevalent marketing strategy. The idea behind the Pepsi challenge was that a Pepsi representative would set up at a shopping center or grocery store and provide samples of both Pepsi and its […]

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