• 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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  • Do I need a Last Will and Testament?

    Do I need a Last Will and Testament?

    I have been rolling this one over for a bit now and wondering where it fits in my investment path. I just got back from a trip to Australia and probably 3-4 months ahead of it I asked myself the worst case scenario. What happens to my kids? What happens to my house, cars, cat, […]

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  • Hanks Weekly Hangouts #48 (September 6, 2008)

    So we’re coming up on the 1 year anniversary here @ the MiB and am crafting up my biggest giveaway to date!  Keep your ears to the monitor and listen in for the next couple weeks as we’re not just giving away chicken-scratch; it’s gonna be a fun one!

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  • One Heck Of A Free Giveaway Over @ 20sMoney!

    One Heck Of A Free Giveaway Over @ 20sMoney!

    Kevin over at 20smoney.com is cooking up a little contest giving away $250 to one lucky reader.  Couldn’t hurt to head over and toss your name in the hat!

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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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