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How to Choose Your Investments Wisely

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How to Choose Your Investments Wisely

If you are like most people, you are confused as to how to invest your money, and which vehicles are best. Tax-Free savings accounts? Mutual funds? Stocks?  Bonds? Index Funds? Commodities? The list seems endless, and the risks are different for each one.  Sometimes getting an adviser is counter-productive, as they have their own interests in mind, and will recommend only the companies they get a commission from.

Budget Cuts Cut Deep Where Money is Needed the Most

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A cease fire has been declared in the most recent budget battle. At least until September when the damn thing is liable to explode like a neutron bomb all over again. In the meantime, as a last minute effort to prevent complete shut down of the federal government which would have put more than 800,000 people out of work and denied paychecks to millions more, including active duty service people currently fighting wars on two fronts, Congress somehow managed to approve a stop gap measure meant to fund the government for another five months.

The Donald Buys Modern Virginia Winery For A Song

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The Kluge winery in Virginia was once valued at $70 million. Since the farm is in foreclosure, there was an auction in Charlottesville Virginia, where people were happily buying the winery's well-known Kluge Albemarle Red for the amazing price of $45 a case. The most surprising development of the day was definitely Donald Trump's successful bid for the whole vineyard for the bargain price of $6.2 million dollars.

Great Novels About Money

Everybody has an opinion about money. Most people express their feelings about money with pithy clichés: “money makes the world go round”; “a penny saved is penny earned”; “money is the root of all evil.” However, for the truly talented it’s not enough to spout off a few lines about money – they have to go and write a whole book about it. Here are three great novels about money, that delve into exactly what people will do in order to get it.

The brewing US debt crisis - Solutions that can help you with your debt blues

As the Congress turns its attention to the US budget and the nation's fiscal situation, the debates over the debt ceiling that have been seething underneath the surface could boil in the near future. The US Treasury is of the opinion that the nation will reach its debt limit within April, 15, 2011 and the Administration officials are ringing the caution bells and warning the US debtors of the dire financial consequences if the $14.3 trillion debt ceiling is not raised. But the Republicans say that they won't commit themselves to such a financial move unless the President Barack Obama takes some solid steps to weigh down the country's pocketbook. Raising the debt ceiling will not mean an opportunity to spend more. Rather there has to be effective cuts on the spending floor to get better results.

Deal-making and Japan's Nuclear Emergency

Deal-making and Japan's Nuclear Emergency

The stock market had another big day on Monday with deal-making, as stocks jump, easing many people’s worries about the emergency of Japan’s Nuclear Plants.

T-Mobile USA, a rival of AT&T Inc. said it would be purchase for thirty nine billion dollars, creating the largest cell phone company in the USA, and then Charles Schwab Corporation said it would purchase brokerage services provider Options Xpress for one billion dollars.

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