Happy Anniversary to Us!

Jan 2, 2017 by

On our 20th wedding anniversary, twenty reasons I’m happy and grateful to share a marriage with Ms. Money Counselor.

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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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Benefits of Debt Freedom

Dec 8, 2016 by

Ms. Money Counselor and I have been debt free for nearly 15 years now. Here’s what’s been most wonderful about it.

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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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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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Trump, Clinton, and Your Money

Nov 7, 2016 by

Will you be better off financially if Trump or Clinton is elected tomorrow? My take here!

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Dealspotr Review

Oct 3, 2016 by

Dealspotr: save serious money on stuff you buy, and earn money by sharing deals you discover with others and through spotting potentially hot deals. Too good to be true? Nope!

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$400

May 16, 2016 by

Nearly half of respondents to a 2014 U.S. Federal Reserve survey said they’d have to borrow, sell something, or otherwise scramble to cover a $400 emergency expense.

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New Financial Advisor Regs

May 6, 2016 by

I bet the financial industry fought tooth & nail this new regulation requiring financial advisors to “act in the client’s best interest.”

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Seniors Have More Debt

Mar 18, 2016 by

The average American 75-year old carried 25% more credit card debt in 2015 compared to 2003. As my late mother once said to me: “These are definitely not ‘the golden years’.”

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