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How Much Time Should You Spend On Your Finances?

How Much Time Should You Spend On Your Finances?

Posted on 06. Sep, 2009 by .

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There’s a concept in finance called “cost-benefit analysis” which involves calculating whether an item’s cost outweighs its benefit. For example, I spent 8 hours yesterday cleaning the apartment I just vacated. If I had bothered to perform a cost-benefit analysis, I would have asked myself whether or not the cost (8 hours of my time […]

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How to Waste Your Money

Posted on 26. Jul, 2009 by .

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Kiplinger’s Personal Finance has a nice article called 20 Ways to Waste Your Money.  It’s an article that shows some ways to spend your money a little more wisely.  Some of the ideas have been discussed on this blog, but I found some other excellent points as well.  One point that was new to me […]

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Need Pocket Change?

Posted on 26. Apr, 2009 by .

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I don’t know if it’s just me, but lately I think I see far more get-rich-quick schemes on TV. Dean Graziosi just came out with a special real estate book for a down market (you can only buy it off TV) and I’m starting to see more of Donald Trump selling his seminar.  These programs […]

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Sell Stuff on eBay?  You May Now HAVE To Pay Taxes.

Sell Stuff on eBay? You May Now HAVE To Pay Taxes.

Posted on 21. Jun, 2008 by .

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Within Senator Christopher Dodd’s 630-page Senate housing legislation is a provision that nobody knows about, but affects the privacy and operation of nearly all of America’s small businesses. The provision, which was added by the bill’s managers without debate this week, would require the nation’s payment systems to track, aggregate, and report information on nearly […]

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Top 25 Home-Based Business Ideas

Posted on 03. Aug, 2007 by .

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If you’re considering starting a home-based business then you should probably know that most of them are scams. In fact scams about home-based businesses probably make more money than actual home-based businesses. If you’re looking for a home-based business where you might actually make money, Yahoo Finance has a list of the Top 25 Home-Based […]

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