• 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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  • What Information Goes Into My Credit Report (And How Can I Improve My Score?)

    What Information Goes Into My Credit Report (And How Can I Improve My Score?)

    By Jason Van Steenwyk Lately it seems like everyone is a slave to their credit report. I have an old friend who just went through a bout of unemployment, where she nearly lost her apartment and her car. She has some medical bills coming due, as well – and she’s very stressed out about her […]

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  • I Need Your Help!

    I Need Your Help!

    No, nothing is wrong physically, emotionally, family-wise – All is ok on that front, thanks for your concern. I’m just looking to revamp the header of my site and just need some feed back from you folks!

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  • Help for Freddie, Fannie Loans On The Way – Should It Be?

    So I heard on the news (and read on the Seattle PI) this morning that Federal officials announced a plan last Friday to rework threatened home loans owned or guaranteed by mortgage giants Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac. Sounds like a viable plan. Why not? Well, I’m in favor of helping out, but on first […]

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  • File Your Taxes For Free From H&R Block If You’re A SUPER Late Filer…

    So a late evening Friday post is unusual, but so is filing taxes with just 4 days to go I figured I’d pass this info along as soon as I found it! H&R Block is giving away their TaxCut Online Basic +E-File for FREE for those last minute tax doers…

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  • How Will You Spend Your 2007 Tax Return? (HHH#2)

    How Will You Spend Your 2007 Tax Return? (HHH#2)

    It’s almost “D-Day” for taxes with less than 3 weeks left to file, and I’ve been giving a few gifts recently that may help out and I wanted to pass on as appreciation to my readers! The format is very similar to the last “Hank’s Handout” post with over $200 in prizes! The rules are […]

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