How to Get into the Stock Market

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Those of us who had stocks , bonds, and mutual funds saw our net worth rise, but many (perhaps as many as 50% of us, according to CNN Money article M illions see no benefit from soaring stock prices ) missed out. The market has soared in the past year.

10 Savvy Ways to Save in the New Year

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Having money automatically go into your account will help you stick to your resolution and save for your future, such as an emergency fund, a child’s college education, or retirement. And all my coupon articles are on the Coupon Resources page to help you out.

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Carnival of Personal Finance #384 – Time for a Laugh Edition

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I hope you enjoy them and the great articles they support. Specifically, how important emergency fund planning was for a couple with a veterinary emergency at their home.” Hello and welcome to this week’s Carnival of Personal Finance.

10 Savvy Ways to Save in 2014

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Having money automatically go into your account will help you stick to your resolution and save for your future, such as an emergency fund, a child’s college education, or retirement. And all my coupon articles are on the Coupon Resources page to help you out.

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Carnival of Personal Finance #316- Family Edition

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In this case, they helped a school fund interactive learning activities. Squirrelers from Squirrelers presents The Case for a Bigger Emergency Fund. Is the conventional advice of keeping a 3 to 6 month emergency fund still valid?

Investment Methods

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Author of Forbes article Why You Should Take Joel Greenblatt’s ‘Magic Formula’ Stocks Seriously , Charles Sizemore thinks it works, others don’t. 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. Over several years, I accumulated many shares of a mutual fund which has since gone up in price.

Intentional Spending – Being Ready For An Emergency

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“Being intentional with our money turns emergencies into inconveniences.&#. As a part of my Back to Basics series , I am writing a post on how to start an emergency fund. Amy’s emergency fund saved her — when her heater went out on New Years Eve.

Yakezie Carnival November 13, 2011- November Edition

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Money Talks Coaching: Finding Your Emergency Fund – I hear you saying “I know emergency funds are important, but how am I supposed to save money when I can’t even pay my bills?” Today I’m going to talk about getting those emergency funds going.

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How to Conduct an Effective Family Financial Analysis

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Guest Post Author Bio: Elias Cortez, from Dallas, TX is currently a freelance writer specializing in writing on education and career information articles. View his latest articles on the University of Phoenix Birmingham and how to obtain a graphic design degree here.

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Friday Links – Too Swamped Edition

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Working to build your emergency fund? Read up on emergency fund basics at Money Smart Guides. If you are new to PET or haven’t gotten a chance to read all the articles in the past, here are few archives you might enjoy. Hi everyone. This week has been crazy for me.

Small Money Mistakes That Have Big Consequences

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So, in this article, we’re going to look at 10 small money mistakes that many people make, often unaware of the impact they are having on their financial security. Make establishing an emergency fund a priority. Don’t forget to enter to win an iPad 3 here at PET.

Find Out How Olivia & Her Husband Paid off Their Mortgage in 33 Months

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We skipped Baby Step #5 (college funding) because we didn’t have kids at the time. We’re now on Baby Step #7 (building wealth, which includes college funding). The fact that you’re reading articles like this means you’re miles ahead of society.

Do You Have A Plan for Replacing Your Appliances?

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I don't want to drain the emergency fund, which could easily happen when the AC needs replaced. I didn't and I found this article helpful, How to Avoid Refrigerator Repairs. 4 - Start a replacement fund. This September we will be celebrating 10 years in our home.

10 Savvy Ways to Save in the New Year

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Having money automatically go into your account will help you stick to your resolution and save for your future, such as an emergency fund, a child’s college education, or retirement. And all my coupon articles are on the Coupon Resources page to help you out.

P.E.P for the Week of January 17-21/11- Spread the Happiness Edition

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Great article. Get Rich Slowly shares with us how we can all put money in an emergency fund no matter what our financial situtation is. Kevin at Sweating the Big Stuff tells us why we shouldn’t save for an emergency fund.

Yes Virginia, There is a Money Tree

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As examples, consider the following, from The Fool’s article Ordinary People, Extraordinary Wealth. We have enough to live on from other sources and an emergency fund. For 2 years, I did a payroll deduction into my investment account and bought shares of a mutual fund with it. At the end of that time, I had over $100,000 worth of that fund. #117046655 / gettyimages.com.

How to Place A Stock Order

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Your job is secure, your emergency fund is in place and you are diligently saving for retirement. The Securities and Exchange Commission site has a couple of articles to help you understand more about the above in their Trading Basics brochure.