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Doomsday Preppers: The Financial Guide to Survive The End of the World as We Know It

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Maybe you’ve seen some of the new television shows about doomsday preppers. It got me thinking about what you’d need to do about your financial life following the end of the world as we know it. It seems simple enough to plan for uncertain times following a global meltdown. With the right equipment and supplies you could be prepared to ... Read More »

Rome Wasn’t Counterfeited In A Day

At the ripe young age of 25 Atlanta Georgia’s Vincent Gerome Rome Jr., pleaded guilty to manufacturing counterfeit $100 bills along with being a felon in a charge of a possession of a firearm. Over an approximately two-year period ending in August 2011, Rome created over $1.2 million in counterfeit $100 bills by removing the original image from genuine $5 ... Read More »

Two Liberian Nationals Arrested In Black Money Scheme

Two Liberian nationals have been arrested on criminal complaints charging them after allegedly defrauding a man out of $100,000 in a “black money” scheme. According to Affidavits in support of the Criminal Complaints, it is alleged that Anthony Chadheen and Alvin Pennue persuaded their victim to provide them with $100,000 in cash to purchase chemicals and supplies to process large ... Read More »

Chapter 5 – If You Had a Million Rats, Would You be Successful?

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Chapter 5 – If You Had a Million Rats, Would You be Successful? You achieve true financial success when your internal prosperity expresses itself in your having enough money to meet obligations and to spend. You will be happier with the money you have and make if you can lead a more balanced life. What is financial success? If you ... Read More »

How To Save Money Cooking Dinner

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photo © 2005 K.I.T. | more info (via: Wylio)I’ve compiled a short list of money saving techniques I’ve been practicing lately. Some of these things may seem obvious to some while epiphany moments to others. For me, my groceries are one of my largest expenses each month. The tips listed below are some helpful, handy and simple steps to help ... Read More »

Canada to Switch to Plastic Money They Can Recycle

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Canada is rolling out new currency. Unlike the U.S. this new currency will not be printed on paper, but on a plastic polymer. The hope is the bills will remain in circulation longer and be harder to counterfeit. An added feature for all you germaphobes out there is the bills will be able to be washed and sanitized. Further, scientific ... Read More »

Money Can Buy Happiness

For those of you that say money can’t buy happiness. I will tell you today what I’ve said my entire life: I’d like to believe you, but I don’t. The National Academy of Sciences released a research report this past Tuesday that showed people’s happiness and emotional well-being elevated with increasing income levels. The study, supported by the Gallup Organization ... Read More »

Packing On The Pounds, Is Your Debt To Blame?

I started this article with the intention of comparing debt to food. Terms that myself and others would find much more appealing than fiscal comparisons. I started with one notion: money is boring. Unless you’re spending it of course. I laid down the ground rules and compared the amount of money we budget to the allotted calories we should consume ... Read More »

Get Out of Debt

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Struggling to get out of debt ? If so, you aren't alone. Millions of Americans are drowning in debt. They are overextended to the point of filing bankruptcy or losing their home to foreclosure Read More »

5 Ways to Cut Spending (without cramping your lifestyle)

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James contacted me recently and wanted to contribute this guest post for the site. “Sure!”, I said. If you would like to contribute a guest post, bring it on, just contact me. The web is full of advice on spending less. It’s just a shame that most tips involve doing without – no more holidays, no more car, no more ... Read More »

http://twitpic.com/u2glf There really is magic money. Who knew?

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Mark Writes In “I Need to Go Bankrupt in the UK”

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Mark wrote in about his financial situation. “Hi Steve, My wife and I need help. Since 2001 we’ve been living in the U.S. and we’ve just got our green cards. We moved to the U.S. from the UK and for years I’ve been struggling to pay back debt there using dollars to pay back British pounds. The conversion rate has ... Read More »

http://twitpic.com/qw7n9 An excellent quote for people facing tough money troubles.

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Listen to the Story of Dan and Mary

I found this radio show online about Dan and Mary who found themselves under pressure about money, managing their money, and even went to a Dave Ramsey seminar but that did not fix things. Finally Dan and Mary decided that they had to split. I think what resonated with me is that the issues that Dan and Mary discuss are ... Read More »

Expect Tidal Wave Of Limit Reductions and Credit Card Closures to Hit Before Christmas

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Yesterday I wrote about a little old hardware store that had noticed an increase in card purchases over cash. That’s not a good sign if people are using plastic more for routine things and especially in this environment of credit card issuers reducing credit limits, raising interest rates and closing cards. You see, the credit card issuers are getting freaked ... Read More »

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