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If you are looking for secured loans, the best piece of advice you will ever receive is that you must compare the market. There are so many different loans out there, secured on so many different things, that it may take you some time to find the one is right for you. At the end of the day, you need to find the one that will give you the most and cost you the least. Continue reading
Christmas is a wonderful time of the year, but every year my spouse and I end up scratching our heads over what to get those on our list. If you are in that boat too, here are a few suggestions I’ve put together. Continue reading
How would you like to get a December bonus of ten or 20 thousand dollars? It can happen. It happened to us.
When you get your December broker statement showing the end of year dividends and capital gains – after years of saving and investing – it can be a real treat. Typically, the amount generated from the same funds or stocks year to year is fairly consistent, but there can be exceptional years. This year was one of those years.
Big capital gains payouts can be a good thing, a bad thing or an ugly thing. But first, lets level the playing field and explain a bit about mutual fund cap gain distributions. Continue reading
Once you marry, you are blessed with exponential numbers of extended family members – all wanting your time and attention at holiday time.
Keeping your family’s well being and wealth depends in part on family members getting along with each other. Trying to split time between family units at holiday time can be a major disruptor of your family’s well being. No one wants to disappoint their Mom or Grandma at Thanksgiving, yet it is bound to happen occasionally. You just can’t be in two or more places at once.
Here are some of the dumber and funnier things that have happened to us when we or our family members tried to deal with holiday family time. Continue reading