Money Management

Money morons: Trust and money

June 25, 2014

Good morning Dinks.  I just watched an episode of the money-help reality TV show Money Moron starring Gail Vaz-Oxlade.  The opening sequence showed a husband spending money on eating out and the wife says “We agreed I would manage our money because I don’t trust him.”  My first thought was “YIKES”.  However my after thought […]

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Six Considerations When Investing In Stocks

May 27, 2014

You have a lot of choices when it comes to your money. You could buy something fun like a flat-screen TV or a boat, you could remodel your house or you could even take that dream vacation. On the other hand, if you wanted to be a little more practical, you could put your money […]

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Better Living Through Budgeting

May 5, 2014

Hi All, Budgeting won’t make you rich, but its one of those healthy personal finance practices which can have a long run impact on your bottom line. To illustrate we’re running a video from Kiplinger’s Personal Finance (which is an under rated, but really solid provider of unbiased personal finance information). At 3:17 the video […]

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Lessons learned from Labyrinth

May 1, 2014

Good morning Dinks. Let’s go back to our childhood’s for a minute. Do you remember the movie Labyrinth? It stars an extravagant David Bowie and a very young Jennifer Connelly, although back then I had no idea who she was. Labyrinth is a movie about a young girl (Connelly) who daydreams about a fantasy world […]

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Tasty AAPL

April 24, 2014

We’ve been watching the rise of AAPL stock (Apple, Inc.) closely. Apple announced a 7-to-1 split coming up in June, and the stock jumped 8% today! The word on the street is that AAPL is poised for record growth on solid earnings. When I initially bought AAPL in July of 2011, James was a naysayer […]

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Our house money

April 24, 2014

Good morning Dinks.  As you may remember I have always been a big advocate of couples keeping their money separate.  I believe that each person in a relationship should contribute equally to all joint expenses (not necessarily personal wants) but that doesn’t necessarily mean couples have to combine their finances. Maybe it’s because Nick and […]

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My Money Meltdown

April 10, 2014

  After yesterday I just want to put my head in the sand.  Have you ever had a bad money day?  Just one of those days when nothing, and I mean absolutely nothing, goes right.  Well yesterday I had one of those days and today I just can’t seem to let it go.  So what […]

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Judge Judy Talks Money

April 7, 2014

Good morning Dinks.  As you know I am really addicted to reality TV.  My latest obsession is judge shows.  Every night at 7 pm I watch Judge Judy.  I avoided watching her for a long time because I thought she was way too harsh on people, but now I’m loving it. Give your word and […]

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Money lessons learned from The People’s Court

March 20, 2014

Good morning Dinks.  Last week I was really sick.  I was flat out in bed for five days and I couldn’t even roll over because it made me want to be sick.  I couldn’t do much except watch a lot of TV and a lot of Netflix.  I have a personal confession.  I am really […]

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