Money Management

Gamble wisely without losing it all

December 23, 2013

Good morning Dinks.  I am not sure if you know this about me, but I love to gamble.  But because I am a huge control freak and a former spend-a-holic I don’t do it very often, however when I do gamble I always have a good time.  I don’t gamble for the same reasons why […]

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My Black Friday Shopping Breakdown

December 5, 2013

Good morning Dinks. Remember last week when I said that I wouldn’t go out shopping on Black Friday? Well I was with my best friend and she really wanted to go out and find a new dress.   The thought of being in an overcrowded, hot shopping mall is comparable to scraping nails down a chalkboard, […]

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Want to Get Amazing Investing Returns?

December 1, 2013

…ask Warren Buffet. This evening I was researching how to optimize my stock market portfolio and I stumbled across the 2009 annual letter from Warren Buffet to his Berkshire Hathaway shareholders.  One figure on the second page made me sit up and take notice.  Between 1964 and 2009 Berkshire Hathaway returned a total of 434,057%.  […]

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Made money mistakes? 3 tips to help you get back on track

November 20, 2013

Good morning Dinks.  Let’s get real for a minute or two.  So your personal financial situation is less than ideal.  So your credit card balance is higher than the balance in your bank account.  So you can’t afford to go on vacation this year. So what? We have probably all been there – I know […]

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Change your Mind to Change your Life

November 19, 2013

This week I’ve been reflecting back on a post I read on I will teach you to be rich.  The topic was regarding the classic line, “She should love me for who I am”.  Ramit shares about how friends of his are complacent to think that they can stay exactly as they are and still […]

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Being online can help you manage your money

November 7, 2013

Good morning Dinks.  As you may know I am not a tech-enthusiast, I would still have my old iPod with the wheel if I could find a new cover for it.  Instead I now have the iPod touch that I really can’t stand using because it takes five different actions to turn it on before […]

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Use Credit Cards To Juice Your Investment Savings

November 4, 2013

Hi All, Credit cards can either be used as means of payment, or they can be a method of finance. While credit cards are a secure and convenient way to pay for everyday items, their high interest rates and tough terms make them a terrible way to finance purchases. Simply put, those who carry a […]

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How to manage your paycheck – Sorry I can’t tell you

October 30, 2013

Good morning Dinks.  It seems like everywhere I turn I hear about “proper” money management and every news caster or reporter wants to tell us how to “properly” spend our pay check.  Every time I see an article about how to manage my money I think to myself – how can someone else tell me […]

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Manage Your Risk Using A Financial Pyramid

October 21, 2013

Folks, One good way to manage your risk is by spreading your investments into low, medium and high risk vehicles using a financial pyramid.  In a financial pyramid, the largest part of an investor’s assets are in safe liquid investments that provide a decent return, such as bonds or certificates of deposit.  Next, some money […]

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