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Jim Cramer’s 15 Stock Tips: Why I’m A Fan

Do you think Jim Cramer knows what he’s talking about? Jim Cramer is a controversial financial guru who has written columns for several financial publishers and who has found success with, where he is a founder. Despite his celebrity, he’s been raked through the coals in financial message boards and other sites. […]

Ways To Survive A Volatile Stock Market

The economy and the investment markets behave like roller coasters sometimes. So what do we do in the face of such changes? Whether you are an investor, entrepreneur or employee, you’ll benefit from being prepared when changes strike. Here are some things I do to prepare myself for economic uncertainty. […]

Saving Money: Frequently Asked Questions

Here’s a primer for saving money: all you need to know about why, how and where to save your hard earned dollars. We’d like to give you a closer look at saving money. Here’s where we try to answer all your questions about the cash you want to keep safe. For many people, it sure [...]Saving Money: Frequently Asked Questions Copyright 2011 All rights reserved. […]

Would You Take This Job? The Toughest Jobs In America

In your opinion, what’s the toughest job in America today? I think that these examples may all be competing for that title: Refuse and Recyclable Material Collector Logging Worker, Lumberjack Fisherman Zoo Worker Septic Tank Worker Police Officer Or what about the myriad other really difficult jobs (in my mind), such as working at a [...]Would You Take This Job? […]

20 Typical Reasons To Sell Your Stock Or Mutual Fund

Don’t get scared out of the market. Learn to spot the reasons why you should sell your equities, and do so with a level head or with sufficient planning and true intention. That Scary Market! Before deciding to sell a stock or mutual fund, we must understand our motivations. […]

Get Rid Of Your Debt With These Debt Defying Strategies

Want to get rid of your debt? Check out our list of debt defying strategies below as well as these debt elimination tips. The “D” word…for Debt. Just about everyone is familiar with it, although some people are more intimately acquainted with it than others are. […]

Attributes Of The Millionaire Next Door

How does one end up with a million? It’s all in the mind. My grandpa always told me that I would become rich if I learned from the rich. I’ve had the good fortune and opportunity to come across a few wealthy people in my life, and I learned one important fact: they can be [...]Attributes Of The Millionaire Next Door Copyright 2011 All rights reserved. […]

Understanding The Alternative Minimum Tax vs The Standard Tax System

Usually, when people talk about the alternative minimum tax, they say that the problem is that it is affecting people it was never intended to affect. Whom, then, WAS the AMT intended to affect? […]

Know How To Calculate Your Portfolio’s Total Return

Because of my interest in finance, I’ve been approached by many family members, friends and coworkers to discuss a myriad of financial issues. […]

25 Tips For Safe Shopping Online Or At Brick And Mortar Stores

All of us know someone who is crazy about shopping. If you are an avid shopper, take heed: before you embark on your shopping sprees, take note that the thieves and ne’er do wells may be out and about to prey on the unsuspecting. […]