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A Big Raise For This Year

This year’s raise is less than previous year, but my raise is still about the double of the average engineers in my group. It’s fairly good by any measure. One of the best ways to make more money is to invest yourself in your job and career. Whether it’s spending more time, volunteering, attending seminar […]

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Out Of Closed End Muni Funds For Now

I have discussed before that for my asset allocation, I had chosen to have muni bonds in taxable accounts instead of taxable bonds in tax-deferred accounts. In fact, I purchased some NXZ at the beginning of the year. I got out of them last Tuesday, after the big panic. Although I managed a small profit, […]

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I saw this article the other day from thestreet.com. It spoke about CGMFX returning 50% in two months. That is simply INCREDIBLE for a mutual fund. Don’t know if any of you picked up some shares in CGMFX or CGMRX when I first blogged about Ken Heebner and his funds back in April 2007. Heebner […]

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The Best Real Estate Mutual Fund Ever

For me to come out and recommend a real estate fund, you know this mutual fund needs to be more than truly outstanding. I’m very bearish on real estate as the regular readers know very well. But this real estate fund, plus its other fund offerings in other categories are simply outstanding. In fact, I […]

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Roth IRA Conversion

One of the most exciting developments in terms of retirement savings for high incomer earners in last year’s Tax Increase Prevention and Reconciliation Act of 2005 (TIPRA, signed by President Bush on May 17, 2006) was elimination of the Roth conversion eligibility limit after 2009. In addition, in 2010 only, the extra tax incurred for […]

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Robert Kiyosaki: A Smart Investor

Making predictions is a tough business, but learn from this master of words, Robert Kiyosaki (RK), on making “accurate” predictions. What does this guy think of the recent stock market right now? When my book “Rich Dad’s Prophecy” was released in 2002, most financial newspapers and magazines trashed it because I discussed a looming stock […]

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Zecco Part 2

I’ve got some good feed back on my review (Part 1, Part 2) of Zecco.com the online broker with free trades. I was pretty even handed: Zecco does offer free trades as promised and their order execution was reasonable; however, I experienced some problems with withholdings and wasn’t happy with how the reporting was handled. […]

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Carnival Of Real Estate

Welcome to the carnival of real estate, hosted at 1stMillionAt33. There are over 30 entries. Plenty of readings for anyone interested learning more about real estate. The entries are listed mostly in the submission order by the categories. Please check out the articles that interest you. My personal pick of the week for carnival of […]

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Carnival Real Estate (01-29-2007)

Welcome to the carnival of real estate, hosted at 1stMillionAt33. There are over 30 entries. Plenty of readings for anyone interested learning more about real estate. The entries are listed mostly in the submission order by the categories. Please check out the articles that interest you. My personal pick of the week for carnival of […]

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