Within the thread in my article “Teaching Kids about Money“, a representative from Moonjar left a comment regarding their Moonjar product for children.  As I have a little bambino crawling around the house, I emailed the rep with a few questions and they offered to send me a sample product for me (and the little…

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Jordan emailed me an interesting question regarding giving advice during a bear market that really hit home for me. What do you say to someone who has completely lost faith in this falling market? If they’ve lost their ever loving minds and now think there will be bank runs, CDIC insurance won’t work, and they…

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Continuing on with my job interview tips, lets discuss some common interview questions that I’ve gotten over the years.  As some of you know, my career experience has been in the engineering field which may vary from other careers in terms of interviewing.  However, I can see these interview questions being fairly common in many…

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After doing the same job for the past few years, I’ve been starting to get the itch to branch out and try new things.  Trying to find new work means breaking out of my comfort zone, updating my resume, and getting ready for interviews again.  You know what they say, growth comes when you get…

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“Killing Sacred Cows” is certainly a catchy title.  At first glance, you might think that this book has some sort of religious theme, but it’s not that type of book.  Killing Sacred Cows is about money myths that perpetuate, and the reasons why they are myths.  The thing that stood out most about this book…

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Additional Stock Trading Video Seminars For those of you who joined the free INO TV program, they now have 4 new stock trading videos available for your viewing/learning pleasure.  The new set of expert stock trading mentors include Jack Schwager, John Murphy, Jake Bernstein, and Ron Ianieri.  If you are interested in learning more about…

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With the upcoming tax free savings/investment account in 2009, my mind has been racing about what exactly to do with the account.  Between my wife and I, we will have $10,000 worth of contribution room available to us in the first year which we intend to fully maximize. How do we intend to use the…

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In my last Smith Manoeuvre update, a reader commented as to why would I invest in any stocks with yields lower than my interest rate.  To answer the question, to me, it’s not only about the yield, but also the strength of the underlying dividend.  You see, if the company is paying out an above…

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