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Use Communication and Pre-nups to Build A Strong Relationship

April 6, 2014

Hi All, Embarking upon a new relationship is a wonderful time in life – emotions are running high and you have ton of optimism about the future you will build together. The last thing you want to do is jeopardize your love by discussing mundane things like who brings home the bacon. But when you […]

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Building Wealth On $600 Dollars Per Month

March 11, 2014

Hello Folks, It’s been a while since we reported on our personal finance so I thought it might be good to put up a quick posting about what we’ve been doing to build our wealth over the past couple of months.  In general, we’ve been doing a lot to increase our bottom line. However, this […]

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Effective Retirement Investing With Barbara Friedberg

March 8, 2014

Do You Care About Building Wealth? I started investing in my 20’s and continued non-stop, through thick and thin. My husband and I reached our retirement goals a few years ago, and I want you to understand just how easy it is to amass hundreds of thousands of dollars for retirement. If you would like […]

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Warren Buffett’s 2013 Shareholder Letter is Out

March 2, 2014

Hi All, For all you Buffett followers out there, Berkshire Hathaway has released the much anticipated annual 2013 letter to shareholders. Click here for the goods A good summary of the letter is up at Business Insider, so I won’t say anything more about the content of the letter itself. For those potentially interested in […]

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Four Tips For Newly Married Couples

February 17, 2014

Hi All, I really like Kiplinger’s personal finance. Its mostly pretty solid advice from people who know what they are talking about. So, for today’s posting here is a quick three minute video with four finance tips for newlyweds. While the tips are designed for people who are newly a couple – they can apply […]

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Wells Fargo Bans Staff From P2P Loans

February 16, 2014

Hi All, This news is a little bit late, but its worth mentioning. Evidently CNBC is reporting that Wells Fargo Bank is banning its employees from participating in peer-to-peer lending platforms like Prosper.com and LendingClub.com. The main reason is because peer-to-peer lending has started to cut into the business that Wall Street Players like Wells […]

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One Cause of Inequality: More Rich Marrying Each Other

January 29, 2014

Hi All, If you haven’t had a chance to check it out, there is a great article at the Wall Street Journal’s Real Time Economics blog. Evidently the latest research on why America is becoming increasing unequal says inequality is partly because of intermarriage among the rich. That is to say, billionaires and millionaires marry […]

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Warren Buffet Speaks to UGA Students

January 27, 2014

Hi All, There are tons of investing videos out there. Most of them aren’t very good, so when you do come across someone like Warren Buffet who has strong money making skills, it’s probably worth listening to. Here is a 2001 lecture by the oracle of Omaha himself to UGA students. While there isn’t much […]

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Eighty-Five People Own Half the World’s Wealth

January 20, 2014

Hi All, Don’t know if you saw this, but the story is making the rounds on the internet. Evidently a new report from OXFAM has come out. The report suggests that just 85 individuals control half of the worlds total wealth. From OXFAM’s executive summary: Economic inequality is rapidly increasing in the majority of countries. […]

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