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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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Think Things Through or it Could Cost You

January 18, 2010
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Every now and then I have “brilliant” ideas that I am eager to set into action. These ideas can range from building a garden to making money with CashCrate. My most recent “brilliant” idea was to start an investment account with some of the money I get for my personal spending money. This money is […]

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My First Foray into Investing

December 28, 2009
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One of the things I don’t talk about much on this site is investing. The reason being I am not much of an investor at all. I have a 401k where I am invested in some mutual funds but I don’t manage or select the funds I am in. My Wife’s mother is a financial […]

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2010 Retirement Account Contribution Limits

December 23, 2009

The 401k elective deferral limits for 2010 are the same as the 2009 limits. For the 2010 Tax year you can contribute up to $16,500 to a traditional 401k and up to $11,500 to a SIMPLE 401k. If you are over 50 catch up contributions can be made to either plan in the amounts of […]

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It’s All About Teamwork

September 24, 2009

In case you missed it somewhere, football is a team sport.  The quarterback cannot win the game on his own, he needs the defense, the offensive line, the receivers, running backs, and special teams to get the job done. Teams have to be cohesive and they have to work together for anything to happen. In […]

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