• My Friend Just Got Offered 290k To Work In Iraq – Would You?

    Plonkee inspired me the other day in writing “would you move for a lower cost of living? to craft up an “other side of the coin” post to ponder – How much would it cost for YOU to move to a war torn area for a year in search of big bucks?

  • What Do I Do During a Bear Market? What Do I Invest In?

    Photo by: artct45If you’re between 20-40 years old, don’t do anything. Stay where you’re at, markets fluxuate. That is their nature and that should have been something you learned before you got it. If this is your first time hearing about it, don’t worry and more importantly, don’t run. Let the traders panic. That is […]

  • How Much Should I Save Per Paycheck To Reach My Retirement Goals?

    This question is another tricky one because it depends on who is asking it. If you’re 18 and asking this question, well, I’d say you’re starting off right by asking, and if you are putting away 10% – even if you’re only making $20,000 per year, you’re saving $2,000/year and in 50 years you’d be […]

  • What Would You Do If You Were Given $50,000 Today?

    So the nice folks over at MarketLeverage have agreed to sponsor the contest this round as they’ve been duly impressed with the postings that come out of the M.I.B!  I’m happy to say that I’m happy to hear it!  That being said, the contest is giving away 3 American Express gift cards for $150, $100, […]

  • How Much Money Do You Make?

    It’s looked down on in a lot of circles to inquire, and maybe even rude in others and here at the MiB, we’re looking to dig deep into the depths of the questions.  Are you happy with your income?  Is your spouse?  Do your kids know how much you make?  What’s the standard?  How does […]

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  • I Lost $1000 The Last 2 Days Somewhere Outside My House

    I Lost $1000 The Last 2 Days Somewhere Outside My House

    The kicker was that I did it again THE VERY NEXT DAY! So I’m not really sure when or where, but I came home today and off into thin air apparently. Poof! I must have looked around for close to 5 or 6 hours straight with no luck, and another 4 or 5 the second […]

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  • Understanding the Basics of Stocks and Bonds

    Understanding the Basics of Stocks and Bonds

    Whether you have some cash you want to directly invest or you are just trying to decide on the best plan for your retirement savings accounts, understanding how stocks and bonds work is critical. Although they seem intimidating, the concepts of stocks and bonds are actually quite simple for anyone to understand. First, let’s start […]

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  • Hanks Weekly Hangouts #50 (September 20, 2008)

    Hanks Weekly Hangouts #50 (September 20, 2008)

    The 1 year mark is coming up fast and we’re cooking up a few blog-iversaries in the same timeframe in the Money Life Network making our readers very happy with some slick prizes!  Stick around next week to see the pirate booty we’re offering

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  • The Winners Of Hanks Holiday Handout #2 Are…

    The contest has officially come to a close with a grand total of 1332 entries in Hanks Holiday Handouts #2, I’d have to say it was a smashing success and I will be crafting up a 3rd handout soon after I wrap up a few details…

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