IRS May Have Your Money!

Mar 6, 2017 by

The IRS says it owes about $1 BILLION in total to an estimated 1 million taxpayers. Are you one?

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Why I Love Capital Gains (and ...

Feb 23, 2017 by

What’s the best thing about capital gains? The income tax you don’t pay on them!

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Top 10 Posts 2016!

Jan 18, 2017 by

What did visitors to Money Counselor read most in 2016?

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Why the Trump Bump?

Dec 27, 2016 by

The S&P 500 is up 5.8% since U.S. Election Day. Do investors love Trump so much, or might the reasons for the stock price run-up be a bit more complex?

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How to Become a Landlord

Dec 25, 2016 by

Intrigued by being a landlord? Here are tips for doing it right.

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Bonds’ Trump Thump

Nov 21, 2016 by

Bonds lost over $1 trillion in value on November 9-10. How has Trump’s surprise victory affected your investments?

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Building a Better Portfolio

Nov 17, 2016 by

Suggestions here from Joseph Hogue, CFA, on how to build a better investment portfolio—crucial to a secure retirement!

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Our Dividend Portfolio

Nov 15, 2016 by

Revealed for the first time: Ms. Money Counselor’s and my dividend-paying stock portfolio! Yes, we do own stocks!

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Why the 4% Rule Fails

Sep 15, 2016 by

Want to go back to work in your 70s or 80s? Here’s how following the 4% rule can easily lead to retirement financial disaster.

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Diamonds and Dogs #27

Jun 13, 2016 by

I share my latest picks for three pieces of online content with the power to help you make better money choices (the Diamonds), and one that can put the bite on you (the Dog).

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