September 2008

Investing For Beginners: Stock Market Basics

Investing for Beginners

This is the first of a multi-part series entitled Investing for Beginners.  Over the next several parts of this series I’ll be covering basic skills needed for investing such as Accounting, Economics and Stock Market Basics.  Today I’ll begin with Stock Market Basics. An accounting professor of mine once told me that if anyone wants […]

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The Economy’s In Shambles, So What Do You Want To Know?

Personal Finance

There’s been a lot of crazy stuff going on out in the world lately.  We’re facing wars and economic issues and even weather phenomena.  Sometimes it’s hard to focus on what’s important when you are bombarded with different forces in every waking aspect of life.  It may be difficult to concentrate on your financial situation […]

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Essential Money Saving Tips For Students

Personal Finance

Today we’ll be featuring a guest post from hopeark who will be sharing some money saving tips for students.  Enjoy! It is easy to get caught in the rush of things when you are in college. In the midst of studying, part-time jobs, socializing and extracurricular activities that you have, you are most likely to […]

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5 Reasons We Don’t Need No Stinking Bailout


A wise man once said, “with great power comes great responsibility.”  Whether you are into Spider Man or not it’s hard to ignore such a profound statement, especially when the U.S. is facing times of great turmoil and our nations’ leaders are asking for unprecedented levels of power in order to shore up the financial […]

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The Carnival of Personal Finance #171

Personal Finance

Sound Money Matters is hosting the Celebrate Fall edition of The Carnival of Personal Finance, highlighting the best personal finance articles around.  My recent article on Debit versus Credit, The 3 Dumbest Financial Decisions I’ve Made, was featured under Money Management: Make Soup. There are some fantastic articles in this week’s carnival.  In addition to […]

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Disputing an Inaccuracy on Your Credit Report

Loans and Credit

You may have been turned down for a loan recently and were told by the bank that your credit was just not good enough.  Would this concern you, if it were the case?  It should.  They’re essentially telling you that you’re too risky and they don’t necessarily believe that they’ll be getting their money back […]

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Debit versus Credit is Co-Sponsoring a HUGE contest!

Personal Finance

Freebie Reporter is holding a HUGE entrecard contest.  The First prize includes 30,000 EC and several other fantastic prizes, such as free advertising at The Asian Economist for a month.  Debit versus Credit is one of the sponsors of this contest and will be giving away 2000 EC at the end of the contest to […]

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