Star Money Articles for the Week of July 15
My Current Asset Allocation – Where my assets are currently — index funds, real esate, etc. — in detail.
The Flow of Wealth – The life cycle of how money comes into our lives and then is hopefully converted into income we retire on…
How To Lock In 995 Percent Profits
We have a new, young employee in the office. He’s just learning the ropes.
When he saw that subscribers had made 995 percent on a stock recommendation, he wanted to know how we did it.
I assume he asked because he’s young, and he’d love to get a few gains like that under his belt…
Using Dividend-Paying Stocks for Income
Last week I talked about how the key to wealth is to “own something.” When you have assets that are producing income for you on a regular basis, you are able to outsource tasks, free up time, not be a slave to a 9-5 job you do not enjoy, and ultimately have the freedom to spend your time as you please…
Could You Become A Vegetarian? Some Tips to Make You More Successful
I’d loved animals from a young age, so that’s where my vegetarianism started, but as I got older it became less and less about animals and more about health, social responsibility, and texture of meat (I’m picky)…
Tips For Small Cap Biotech Investing
Put it this way, one of the first grail-like goals a systems engineer at a major memory chip company revealed to me was how they wanted to put 1 gigabyte of memory on a chip. They hoped to accomplish that task in a decade.
Well, it didn’t take them a decade…
Can you retire with a million dollars?
A few weeks ago, I was invited to join a panel on this topic – Can you retire with a million dollars? I was on vacation at the time so I couldn’t attend, but my answer is a big YES. Of course you will have a perfectly fine retirement with a million dollars…
Money Can Kill Your Marriage
A study, titled “Examining the Relationship Between Financial Issues and Divorce,” from Kansas State University examined data from 4,500 couples included in the National Survey of Families and Households…
Reader Story: 6 things I did because I was poor that made me poorer
Beef Up Your Summer BBQ for Less
This summer, you can expect to spend as much as 60% more on the meat you purchase for your backyard barbecue than you did last year. Why? Because of last year’s drought, corn prices skyrocketed and many farmers were forced to cut the sizes of their herds. Consequently, the beef supply has suffered…
Best Money Tips: Tech Tips for Job Hunting
Welcome to Wise Bread’s Best Money Tips Roundup! Today we found some fantastic articles on tech tips for job hunting, how to find the right roommate, and lowering your cooling costs.
Top 5 Articles
10 Tech Tips for Job Hunting — When job hunting online, remember to be professional on all your social media accounts and use LinkedIn…
Just Say No to Extended Warranties
However, the reality is that extended warranties are rarely worth the money…
How much are closing costs?
How Hot Is The Real Estate Market? Example Of A 30% Overbid
Remember the $1.69 million three bedroom, two bathroom condo I used as an example in “How To Correctly Value And Analyze Property“? I forecast it would go for $1.85 million. 2553 Greenwich has a fantastic view of the Bay, but it doesn’t have a dedicated entrance, and it’s on three floors after walking up a flight of stairs…
Today’s Deals: Computers, Mascara and ‘Free’ Shakes
Afraid of Money
That was the subject line of this email I just got and responded to 🙂 I have a feeling many of you can relate to it. Check it out below, along with my response, and then tell us what you think in the comments below. Let’s help out our fellow BudgetsAreSexy reader!
So, not sure if there is an answer to this but you are the finance blogger I most relate to so I figured I’d give it a shot…
The Fear of Being Broke (and How to Use It)
I’m afraid of not having enough money to be able to pay for simple extracurricular expenses for my children, like a band instrument.
I’m afraid of working out of fear of losing a paycheck rather than the desire to create something and help others.
I’m afraid of having to constantly choose between needs and to have to choose mediocre solutions because that’s all I can afford…
Gratuity and Tax Exemption
Gratuity is the payment paid by company to an employee if he/she completes 5 years of the service. It is a return favor from employers for their long service to the company. However it is government act which enforces companies to pay the gratuity as per the law…
5 Things to Take Care to Stay Rich and Wealthy
I will try to formulate my strategy in this article…