Yearly Archives: 2011

Costs to Remember When Looking Into a New House

This is a Guest Post from Paula Pant, the blogger at AffordAnything.org. If you like it — “Like” it on Facebook!  Paula Pant, teaches you to live richly + savor life. Check out her site, and follow her on Twitter @AffordAnything. Now that Evan and his wife have heralded the arrival of Baby Boy –Continue Reading

Catching up With Fortune’s 10 Best Stocks for 2011

I never understand why money magazine, cnbc, fortune, etc., do not call out so-called experts when their stock picks are completely off.  I think it would be both entertaining and educational.  So when I came across an old Fortune Magazine today and saw the article, 10 Best Stocks for 2011, I wanted to see howContinue Reading

My Journey to Millions Around The Web 4-3-11 Twitter Love Edition

I wanted to thank those that took time out of their week to include my posts on their site, and what better way than to get you addicted to their twitter feed?  So follow these awesome bloggers David @MoneyinThe20s) Ron @TheWisdomJournal LenPenzo @LenPenzo Crystal @BudgetinginTheFunStuff MoneyReasons @MoneyReasons TightFistedMiser Doesn’t seem to have twitter, but thanks!Continue Reading

The There is No Good or Bad Debt April Net Worth Update

Net Worth Update On January 18, 2011 I decided to start a new way to track my net worth.  I created a private spreadsheet and zeroed out my net worth.  This way I can share my progress each month, going forward without revealing how much is in my savings account, 401(k), etc. What assets amContinue Reading

Important Dates When Investing in Dividend Producing Stocks

Regardless if you take a passive index ETF route, a mutual fund selection strategy or stock picking technique there are some important terms and ratios when you decide to invest.  However, when you are dealing with dividend paying stocks there are dates whose definitions can be considered a term of art and you should knowContinue Reading

Why Are Spring Time House Sales Uneasonably Low?

With existing home sales at a nine-year low, the housing market is the weakest link in the United States’ already weakened economy. And there doesn’t appear to be much cause for optimism as we enter spring, the unofficial house selling season. Spring is peak season in the real estate industry and, despite a fall inContinue Reading