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A Tale of Two Currencies (or $1 Billion Dollars in Lockdown)

Personal Finance
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What you are about to read is a tale of two currencies, both of which are very much at odds with each other. On one side of the ring we have the one dollar bill, lovingly known by millions as “buck,” “greenback,” “single” and “one.” On the other side of the ring we have our […]

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Starting on the Road to Wealth

Investing

I’ve heard it said that wealth is a state of mind. There may indeed be some truth behind that saying, but when you go by the book being wealthy means having money or other monetarily valuable possessions. Take the Joneses, your neighbors who seem to have everything. They may have a lot of material possessions… but do they have any real assets?

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The Rule of 72

Finance 101

I’m a huge fan of math tricks, especially when it makes solving complex issues just a little bit easier. There’s a great trick that can be used to easily figure out how long it will take compounding interest to double your investment: it’s called The Rule of 72. This is an easy trick. You simply […]

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Fix Up Old Furniture and Save Your Funds

Miscellaneous

Today we’re featuring a guest post from moneybargainideas.com. In a difficult economy, there are many creative ways to save money that don’t necessarily require searching for discounts or clipping coupons. For example, do you have a beloved, but old chair that’s starting to look a little rough around the edges? Maybe a flea market find […]

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Determining Your Future Return With A Fixed Income Investment

Finance 101

If you’ve ever wondered how much money you’ll have at the end of a certain amount of time after investing in a fixed-income investment then this formula will come in quite handy. It’s called the compound interest formula and is actually quite easy to work with. Future Return = P(1 + R)^T Don’t be intimidated […]

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5 Must Read Tips For New Graduates

Personal Finance

Many of you know that I’m currently attending Arizona State University where I’m working on a Global Business/Financial Management Degree. Well I’m coming to the end of the line at ASU, as I am on track to graduate in May. I’m getting pretty excited to graduate and I’m hoping that I’ll be able to find […]

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