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How to Invest in Dividend Stocks for as Little as $10

by John Schroeder January 13, 2014

Believe it or not, investing in dividend stocks does not take a huge initial investment to start. I use to think that it took thousands and thousands of dollars to get started in the stock market. While most methods for accumulating stock (i.e. online broker) require larger sums of money to get started, there are [...]

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Estimated Taxes – Who, When, and How Much

by January 10, 2014

Do you owe estimated taxes? The US tax system is a pay as you go system, which means you are supposed to pay taxes as you earn income. This isn’t a problem for many people because their employers withhold their taxes from their paycheck. But if you do not have enough money withheld from your [...]

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5 Reasons Why Dividend Stocks May Be Better Than Bonds

by Kevin Mercadante January 8, 2014

Are you interested in increasing the fixed income portion of your investment portfolio, but completely unhappy at the fact that even very long-term bonds are paying interest rates in the low single digits? If you are, there are at least five reasons why dividend stocks may be better than bonds, if income is what you are [...]

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Financial New Year’s Resolution: Create a Will

by Miranda Marquit January 6, 2014

As always, this time of year prompts thoughts about how to improve your situation for the future. When putting together your list of resolutions for the coming year, though, chances are that you haven’t thought much about estate planning. The most common New Year’s resolutions focus around things like saving more, spending less, and paying [...]

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TradeKing Promotions – $50 Cash Bonus and Free ACAT Transfers

by January 1, 2014

Note: The $50 sign up bonus for new accounts ended on Feb. 12, 2014. The $150 Asset Transfer Bonus remains in effect, making it easy to transfer your current assets from your old brokerage to a new TradeKing account. TradeKing is one of the leading online discount brokers, and they are well known for a [...]

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Best Discount Brokerage Reviews – Online Stock Trading Made Easy

by December 31, 2013

The online brokerage community has grown by leaps and bounds in the last few years, which is great for investors who like to participate in online stock trading. The competition has forced innovation, cheap online stock trades, and additional features such as educational and training centers, articles, videos, free webinars, chat rooms and forums, social [...]

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Is Medical Tourism a Viable Option? A Look at the Pros and Cons

by Kevin Mercadante December 30, 2013

Medical tourism is the practice of going outside of your home country to seek medical treatment. Right now it’s far more popular outside the United States, but it is growing rapidly here as well. Increasingly, medical tourism is becoming a viable option, at least in certain circumstances. Why medical tourism? By some accounts, medical tourism [...]

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