Do You Anticipate A Steep Stock Market Decline – What to Do Now

The following post was first published in August 2011 after a nasty 20% drop in the S&P 500 index.   That was a pretty rough time for investors.  Right now, the market is pushing all time highs.  I thought it might be a good idea to refresh our understanding by taking a look at the market […]

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Should I Refinance My Mortgage?

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Rates are still very low and if you’ve got a mortgage, it’s smart to think about refinancing.  But as low as rates still are, it’s not always smart to go through the pain of a refi.  There are costs associated with this decision – some of which you may not have considered yet.  We’ll go […]

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Insider Look At Small Business Loans For Single Moms and Others

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I’m a huge fan of small business as you know. But sometimes in order to get your business off the ground, you need to borrow money. I wanted to talk to one of the more serious small business lenders out there in order to really understand how small business financing works. As a result, I […]

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When to Review Your Living Trust

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If you’ve already created your living trust, that’s fantastic.  You should be congratulated for taking steps to protect all you’ve worked for and for safeguarding your family.  Nice job Pilgrim.  But your job’s not over. You’ve got to review your trust from time to time and update it as your financial life changes, your family’s situation […]

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5 Retirement Hobbies that Will Save You a Fortune

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Believe it or not, your retirement hobbies have a lot to do with your financial future. In fact, they could be the difference between having a successful retirement or not. Here’s why I say this. When you retire you’ll have lots of free time. If you don’t fill it up with some fulfilling activity, you’re […]

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How Complaining Costs You A Fortune

I was talking to my accountability partner Red earlier today about a few challenges I was facing. Like most people, I had a lot on my plate and I thought Red ought to know about it (in excruciating detail). He didn’t provide a shoulder to cry on and he didn’t attack me for being a […]

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