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Life Insurance as an Investment

The following is a guest post from Clarifinancial. Is investing in life insurance right for me? The popular media has a problem using life insurance as an investment because they say “buy term invest the difference.” But to a well-trained financial advisor or life insurance agent, that argument might not go far enough. What are the risks and dangers of using life insurance as an investment? […]

Tax Filing Stats

TurboTax offers up this "infographic" about filing your taxes online that has some rather interesting numbers in it. […]

Top Six Mindless Money Wasters

Yahoo lists the top six mindless money wasters as follows: 1. Convenience Stores2. Cell Phone Plans3. Soft Drinks 4. Unnecessary Bank Fees5. Magazines6. Annual Credit Card Fees I guess I must be doing pretty well -- I don't spend money on any of these. At least not much money. here's where I stack up on the list: 1. […]

What War Strategy Games Teach About Building Our Own Financial Empires

The following is a guest post from Realm of Prosperity. For posts related to this one, also see How The Game of Life Teaches Personal Finance and Money Lessons from Monopoly. For more on earning extra income check out Three Easiest Ways to Earn More Money, 11 Great Ways to Earn More Money, and Five Steps to Six Figures in Seven Years. Personally, I like FIFA 2010 for learning about money. […]

Free Money Finance March Money Madness, Round 1, Posts 29-32

Here we go with the first round of Free Money Finance March Money Madness (if you wonder what's going on in these posts, see my article announcing March Money Madness and/or click on my March Money Madness category link and scroll down to read all the posts involved in this subject.) I've listed each "game" (one post versus another) in segments along with the wording provided by the author when […]

Start Saving for College the Day They Are Born

The following is a guest post from Marotta Wealth Management. My youngest is a first-year student at the University of Virginia. My coauthor Matthew's youngest child was born only a month ago. […]

The Eight Biggest Mistakes Investors Make

The following is a guest post from Stock Investing 101. The eight biggest mistakes investors make: 1. […]

The Two Financial Measures that Determine the Health of Your Finances (AKA Two Financial Measures to Track Your Finances)

The following is a re-post of a piece I originally wrote for Dumb Little Man. I wasn't really sure what to title this post (as you can tell from the double title I did choose), but here's the gist of what I was trying to get at: there are two basic measures that I believe people need to track when it comes to their finances. […]