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Method of buy low and sell high strategy

We all know that you want to buy low and sell high, I presume. So let’s examine what that may mean for the individual investor. Using the buy low and sell high strategy, you have to offset 1 or more … Continue reading

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Reason for being in the market

What is the single most important item you should consider when making any stock/fund purchase if you are “in the market”? It is simply to understand what is the reason for being in the market. There can be many different … Continue reading

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Where to keep your savings

I was sitting at home the other night thinking about the savings that we’re building up, and where it may be best to keep our hard earned monies. This obviously isn’t the only way to figure out where to keep … Continue reading

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Presidential declaration for financial literacy month

According to this press release, President Obama has declared April to be “National Financial Literacy Month”. I for on applaud the desires of the President to have citizens of the U.S. to become financially literate, and no longer choose to … Continue reading

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Set yourself up for early retirement … or whatever

While this post is in part directed toward someone that I genuinely care about, I hope that it can help the hundreds/thousands of youth as they try to roll along their merry way in their working careers. I can be … Continue reading

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How to use Finance101 compounding calculator

This is a “How To” for how to use and understand what the Finance101 compounding calculator is doing. A few upfront definitions: Contribution – the amount of money that YOU put into an account. You can also consider the portion … Continue reading

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How to use Finance101 CAGR calculator

If you click on the File menu and then the New sub-menu, you will see a list of views that you can display. The last one listed is the “CAGR” view, and the screen below is displayed when you click … Continue reading

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How to use Finance101 finance101 calculator

If you click on the File menu and then the New sub-menu, you will see a list of views that you can display. The first one listed is the “Finance 101″ view, and the screen below is displayed when you … Continue reading

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How to use Finance101 amortization calculator

So, when you launch the calculator, it opens up in the Amort (or Amortization) view in the Finance101 calculator. Below is a sample screen. I chose the numbers on the screen for a specific reason. The simple fact that any … Continue reading

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The Finance101 calculator

I wrote the Finance101 calculator back in 2005 and updated it several times since then. I can/will fix the minor problems but only if people request the updates or additional features. I’m also providing this program free of charge, but … Continue reading

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