Archive | February, 2013

How to Buy and Sell Timeshares

Want to know how to buy and sell timeshares? Take your time, then. As you’re about to find out, the world of timeshare ownership is fraught with peril – including negative equity, high interest rates, scams galore, and never-ending maintenance fees. But, a timeshare can be a really attractive option for anyone looking to have […]

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10 Alternative Investments You May Not Have Considered

The stock market is where most people consider investing their money, but in an uncertain and shaky market you feel squeamish about putting your money there. If this sounds like you, don’t worry. There are plenty of things you can do with your money to invest it apart from stocks. Just remember, anything you invest […]

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How to Buy Structured Settlements

There are many ways to create an income. Investing in dividend stocks is one option, buying treasuries for the yield, or perhaps purchasing a single premium immediate annuity are others. And then there is the possibility of buying a structured settlement. What is a structured settlement? When a person brings a lawsuit against another, say, […]

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What is Considered Middle Class in the United States?

The phrase “middle class” sure gets thrown around a lot. Last year’s presidential campaigns have most of us baffled, too – both Romney and Obama report that the income of the middle class hovers right around $250,000 a year. What country do they live in? Depending on where you turn, you’ll find annual earnings figures […]

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10 Of The Best Retirement Investments

Like most people, I am saving in a number of ways toward retirement, with one eye on what might be the best investments for retirement, when I get there. On the way, of course, there are 401 (k)’s, Roths, and various non-traditional routes available to most of us. For example, target date mutual funds take […]

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How Much Money Do I Need to Retire?

This is a question that I hear regularly from the baby boomer generation now they are edging toward retirement. Of course, what we all actually mean when we ask the question is ‘how much do I need so that I can live the rest of my life in comfort?’ It is, in reality, an almost […]

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