Welcome to the traditional monthly net worth update – The July 2008 edition. In terms of expenses, this month was a little higher than expected. We typically funnel all of our spending through our credit card (for the rewards points) and we ended up with a $2,500 bill for the month (paid in full of…

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To continue on with my buying and selling stocks for beginners series, lets get into the basics of how stock margin and margin accounts work. When the application to open a discount brokerage account is initiated, there is a choice of whether to open a margin or cash account.  I typically open a margin account…

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I’m a little past due but it’s time to do a mid year portfolio check up. TheMoneyWriters came up with the idea of doing a portfolio update to see how we are all doing thus far. Honestly, I would be surprised to see anyone with any significant portfolio growth at this point in 2008 Non-Reg…

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It seems that after watching “The Secret“, I have been attracting attention from the main characters in the movie. First it was Joe Vitale with the book “The Key“, now John Assaraf with his newest piece, The Answer: Grow Any Business, Achieve Financial Freedom, and Live an Extraordinary Life. Wait, before you discard this review…

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