Investment Methods

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When I retired, I used this method to re-invest the proceeds from my company 401K (that I had rolled into an IRA). It caught me by surprise that the stocks/mutual funds in which I invested while in the 401K could not be transferred in kind to my IRA. Instead, they had to be sold within the 401K and the proceeds reinvested in the IRA. I’m always on the look out for investment books I haven’t yet read. I pick up a lot of them at garage sales for 25 cents to a $1.

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Carnival of Personal Finance #316- Family Edition

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Philip from Deliver Away Debt shares his story: How I Delivered Away My Debt. mbhunter from Mighty Bargain Hunter asks Are you contributing to this debt clock? Some people find themselves buried under student loan debt with little chance of ever paying it off.

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P.E.P. for the Week of January 24-28, 2010- Adjustment Edition

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Moolanomy tells us how we can reach our savings goals by using virtual bank accounts. Reducing Debt. Not Made of Money shares with us some tips on how to stay motivated at paying off our debt. I had to remind myself that being debt free was the first step to fulfilling my dreams. Personal Finance by the Book askes if we should borrow from our 401K? As some of you know, one of my goals for 2011 is to become a certified fitness professional.

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Carnival of Financial Planning – Money Management Edition #236 – May 11, 2012

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’ Financial Planning Ashley presents Should I Get Married with Debt? After all it was not the people who caused the problem so why should they suffer while the banks get off scot-free? KT presents In Debt Consider Paying Cash for Your Purchases posted at Personal Finance Journey , saying, “Are you in debt besides the mortgage? Do you have thousands of dollars worth of student loan debt and/or credit card debt?

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Carnival of Financial Planning – Money Management Edition #231

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Anisha Sekar presents Data Breaches and Identity Theft: How Much You Could Lose posted at NerdWallet , saying, “Thankfully, in the case of a data breach like Global Payments, your bank or credit union will shoulder most of the burden of keeping you safe, letting you know if your account is compromised and issuing a new card if necessary. ” Managing Debt. Jeremy Waller presents Do You Have What It Takes To Be Debt Free And Financially Successful?

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Carnival of Financial Planning – Money Management Edition #241 – June 15, 2012

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” John presents Q1 2012 Credit Card Debt Study posted at Card Hub , saying, “The first quarter of 2012 indicates consumers are paying down credit card debt. Will this trend continue throughout the year, or will consumer credit card debt follow the same path it has in previous years? Without insurance, this could literally break the bank for many people. If I failed to come through on my repayment of that loan, he could have been saddled with the debt.

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