Those who Avoid Short-Term Consumption Trends will Prosper
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About a year and a half ago, I saw the writing on the wall. OPEC had been pumping out millions of barrels of oil a day at a significant loss in order to drive supply …

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Why Graduate Degrees Are a Rip Off: Crunching the Numbers
January 21, 2010 | 75 Comments
Why Graduate Degrees Are a Rip Off: Crunching the Numbers

This one should fire you up one way or the other. I’ve been in many a heated debate about this very topic before. So let’s have some fun with it. I’m going to come out …

What is the Retirement Savings Contributions Credit?
January 18, 2010 | No Comment
What is the Retirement Savings Contributions Credit?

Yet another case where NOT making much money actually pays off. If your income is below the follow adjusted gross income (AGI) levels for the 2015 and 2016 tax year, you may be eligible for …

Reader Dilemma: I Cant Get Approved for a Credit Card! How do I Build Credit?
January 14, 2010 | 38 Comments
Reader Dilemma: I Cant Get Approved for a Credit Card! How do I Build Credit?

How Do you Get Approved for Credit Without a Long Credit History?
This question comes from a reader who has been unable to get a credit card approved, despite seemingly doing everything by the textbook. I …

The Free Alternatives to Microsoft Office
January 10, 2010 | 9 Comments
The Free Alternatives to Microsoft Office

Is there a Free Microsoft Office Alternative?
This may be old news for some, but apparently not everyone has made the switch from Microsoft Office, as you will soon find out.
A few years ago, when I …

2010 Financial Resolution Guide: 10 Choices – A La Carte Style
December 29, 2009 | 9 Comments
2010 Financial Resolution Guide: 10 Choices – A La Carte Style

Looking for Financial Resolutions that you can Actually Stick to this Year?
If anyone knows how hard it is to stick to resolutions, it’s me. If I had a dollar for every time that I vowed …

2010 IRS Maximum Allowed Roth & Traditional IRA Contribution Limits
December 28, 2009 | 4 Comments
2010 IRS Maximum Allowed Roth & Traditional IRA Contribution Limits

Update: the 2016 maximum IRA contributions have since been released if you are looking for current information. You can also find the the 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, and 2015 maximums at those links.
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