Tradeking Almost Gives me a Heart Attack with an Erroneous Margin Call

Tradeking Almost Gives me a Heart Attack with an Erroneous Margin Call

I haven’t really talked about it too much on here, but I have an account with TradeKing. The reason I don’t talk about it is because I have moved away from the original purpose of the account, so the account just sort of sits there dormant with a few holdings fluctuating between $1,500 and $1,800.… Continue Reading

What to do if You Discover A Default Judgment?

What to do if You Discover A Default Judgment?

I received a distressing comment from a reader the other day on my post defining a Default Judgment.  Amanda wrote, I have a question there is a judgment against me for not paying a credit card bill. I was enrolled with a co. called REDACTED they were supposed to help me settle my debts but… Continue Reading

Building an Empire Using Mind Mapping

Building an Empire Using Mind Mapping

When going through a plan or idea I have always needed to prepare a corresponding visual organizational chart.  In doing so it provides me with the ability to categorize priorities and flush out action steps.  I had no idea this type of behavior had a name, Mind Mapping. Until recently I would do plan out… Continue Reading

Dividend Portfolio Review

Dividend Portfolio Review

Evan from here at My Journey to Millions has given me, Dividend Monk, the opportunity to add my two cents regarding his dividend portfolio. In doing this, I first posted my thoughts regarding his selection criteria for picking Dividend Stocks, and now I will provide my thoughts regarding his individual dividend selections. Dividend Portfolio My… Continue Reading

My Journey to Millions Around the Web

I have been picked up as a contributing blogger at Money Crashers.  My First post describing how to easily calculate The Federal Estate Tax went live a couple days ago.  I also wanted to highlight some of the carnivals I was featured in this past week: My Post describing my theory that Money Does Buy Happiness was a top… Continue Reading

What to Consider When Choosing Dividend Paying Stocks

Dividend Growth Investing is a great strategy to build wealth and passive income over a long period of time. I’m a firm advocate that one doesn’t need to be a guru to be a successful investor and that do-it-yourself dividend investing is a solid way to go. Dividend-paying companies as a group, and especially the… Continue Reading