• 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 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 […]

  • 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?

  • 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 […]

  • 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, […]

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  • I got 3 raises on my job last year – How did I do it?

    Photo by: Daquella maneraTwo words: Don’t settle.It’s your life and your compensation. Put yourself in the situation where you ARE #1 to your boss. Get things done on time, proactively take on projects, support and praise your peers on projects well done, start a new method of doing a certain task, SET the bar at […]

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  • Icelandic 13% A.P.Y. CD through Everbank. Is it for real?

    Photo by: Stephen AU So what’s the deal with this ridiculously high 13.10% APY 3-Month Icelandic Krona Certificate of Deposit offered by Everbank? Is it FDIC insured? How can they give such a beefy return on a CD? First off, Everbank IS A BANK (A United States bank hence the FDIC insured part). They’re not […]

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  • Why don’t people share their knowledge at work?

    Photo by: edwardyanquen I’m sure it has to do with the “old school” way of thinking that people would be more valuable to the team if THEY were the sole keepers of the information on a system. Before Al Gore invented the internet (cough, cough), knowledge wasn’t so readily available. PEOPLE were the knowledge. They […]

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  • Blog Action Day post about driving big cars -

    Blog Action Day post about driving big cars -

    I own a Suburban, I admit it. I’m a gas guzzler; burn me at the stake! But I am always up for saving the environment. I recycle weekly everything I’ve got that is recycleable. I donate to Enviro-friendly businesses. I get all my statements from all my accounts in email format. I subscribe to Greendimes […]

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  • A Slick StumbleUpon Option You May Not Know About, But Will Continue To Use Going Forward!

    A Slick StumbleUpon Option You May Not Know About, But Will Continue To Use Going Forward!

    I’m always a big fan of helping people improve functionalities, and I’ve been a huge StumbleUpon user for a few months now. I find a lot of new sites with this tool that I would never have found otherwise. I have a pretty long list of things I enjoy; but often times when I’m crafting […]

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  • Hanks Weekly Hangouts #36 (June 30, 2008)

    The Summer Savings Series over at The Money Life Network is wrapping up today, but if you reference the “secret phrase in one of our RSS feeds, we’ll still add you in for the $100 giveway!  We added to the team this past week with Kacie from Sense To Save and Emily from Remodeling This […]

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