Monthly Archives: August 2011

No Investment Strategy Will Perfectly Align with Your Goals

I read two recent articles from Registered Rep Magazine that reminded me that regardless of how well you plan, and strategize there is no perfect investment strategy.  It doesn’t matter if your investment goal is to mitigate taxes, or if the goal is to invest in all indexes because over time they “have” to beat

Get Your 2 Year Upgrade from Sprint Sooner

One of the first personal finance blogs I ever read, My Money Blog, recently published a post about getting out of your sprint contract early.  In it Jonathan describes a change to Sprint’s Early Termination Fee, and how such a change is a material alteration of the contract.  As such, one can cancel your Sprint

Love Drop #8 Helping Lucy

Love Drop is a micro-giving network of people who unite as a community to help one person or family a month. By subscribing to the team for as low as $1, they make it easy for their members to change lives in a fun and tangible way. Each month Love Drop delivers a unique combination

Make Sure Your IRA Beneficiary Is Correct

A few years ago the United States Supreme Court ruled in Kennedy v. Plan Administrator for DuPont Savings and Investment that 401(k) proceeds would go to the decedent’s ex-wife (divorce occurred in the 70’s) instead of the new wife (marriage was in tact for more than a decade) because that is what the account beneficiary

What To Do When Looking at Accredited Online Colleges

Web based services are totally changing the way people learn, and online degree programs have grown dramatically in recent years. They have become a very attractive option for people with hectic and restrictive schedules. Online classes are a great way to get a quality education at a pace and rate that works for the individual.