Buying

End of Year Car Deals – How to Save When Auto Shopping (Dealers Beware)

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Year-end is deal time as dealerships rush to clear old inventory and shift their bottom lines from red to black. So many would argue that buying a car, particularly a current year model, is best done nearing year-end. In addition to timing your auto purchase, here are even more great tips to save money when […]

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How to Invest in Stocks, ETFs and Mutual Funds – A Beginners Guide to Investing

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With the economy showing continued signs of improvement and financial markets making a strong recovery (example: Wall Street exec’s are back to paying themselves big bonuses), many would be investors are more willing to invest in the stock market in order to earn higher than average returns. Investing in this day and age is easy […]

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Ten Car Buying Tips to Getting a Great Deal

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After driving the same family car for the last 7 years, my wife and I decided it was time to get a new car that provided better fuel efficiency and some of the nice to have modern features. Not having bought a car for quite some time meant that I had to extensively research the […]

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How to Buy Shares via an Online Stock Broker – Two Simple Steps To Making Your First Stock Purchase

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My brother-in-law recently decided he wanted to buy some Visa shares (V) following a discussion we had around the positive outlook for the company. However he has never bought shares before and asked me about the process. So this post is for him and others new to the stock market. It may look complex with […]

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Google Hits $1000 Mark – My 5 Shares @$700 Were A Good Buy

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[Oct 2013] Google (GOOG) today passed the $1,000 a share mark. While the price is just a number, it is a nice milestone to hit. I have held on to my 5 shares I bought in 2007 (see update below) and 6 years letter it has turned out to be a great investment. I plan to […]

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