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Net worth as of Jan 2014

Here is my our net worth report for January 2014. I just checked our net worth and this is what I found: growth by 125% from the same time 1 year ago growth by 23.4% from 9 months prior growth … Continue reading

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The lowdown on MYRA accounts

The current POTUS has signed legislation for "lower income" families to be able to put some of their hard earned money into a new type of account called a MYRA account. The primary goal of the MYRA account is a … Continue reading

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Net worth as of Dec 2013

Since this is a personal finance site, I figure I should divulge some bits of person financial information such as net worth. This is the first post of my net worth and I will try to post this every quarter … Continue reading

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Pullback from the market

It's always a difficult stance to take, whether one should pullback from the market. After all, after the drop in the first quarter of 2013 and subsequent drive up of the market by the end of the year, one could … Continue reading

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The good market is now, what is your exit plan

The stock market is at all-time highs. With the DJIA and the S&500 are both at their highest levels in 5 years. Since the good market is now, what is your exit plan. After all, you should pick a point … Continue reading

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Shares per transaction costs, per dividend

I had previously analyzed how some transaction costs can really hurt your bottom line. this is when you are examining the number of shares per transaction costs, per dividend. Another way to look at things may be how much the … 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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How the number of shares affects your investment choices

Not everyone thinks of how their purchase of a number of shares affects your investment choices. Why do they call blocks of 100 shares an “even” block after all? Keep in mind this article isn’t intended to help you choose … Continue reading

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Transaction fees, the good, the bad, and the ugly

I’ve seen several sites mention that the transaction costs for purchasing a stock make the purchase not worth it. However, from personal experience I’ve seen that the transactions costs associated with purchasing a certain stock make the stock a worthwhile … Continue reading

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Best way to spend your paycheck

People that have broached this subject well before I was even born learned that the best way to spend your paycheck is on your future self. keep in mind that this is by no means the only way to spend … Continue reading

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