Obtaining a copy of your credit report can be done with one website on the Internet, but be careful of websites promising free credit reports as they may sign you up for a credit monitoring service. The government allows an individual a free credit report every 12 months from all three credit bureaus, so learn…

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After leaving employment, how do you collect your retirement savings plan or 401K? how long does it take to collect it? You have a few choices to make. 1. You could leave your 401k at your previous employer but you can no longer contribute and they may start charging you, I would advise against this…

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Actuaries usually work within an insurance environment because they are highly skilled in mathematics and finance. Learn about alternative places where actuaries work to calculate risk with help from a portfolio manager in this free video on financial planning. Expert: Gregory Bramwell-Smith Bio: Gregory Bramwell-Smith is the relationship and portfolio manager at Bramwell-Smith Associates. Filmmaker:…

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While 90% of the U.S. population is bemoaning the quickly approaching April 15th tax deadline, I am waiting for my gift from the IRS. I big fat refund. How you ask? I take advantage of the one last tax shelter available to the average person. Before I tell you my best tax tips for 2006,…

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If you want an investment that goes only one way- upwards- you should consider investing in real estate. Other avenues are either low-return or high-risk ones. This means you are either stuck in an unprofitable allocation of your money or walking a thin line with potential risk of bankruptcy. You can avoid both these extremes…

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I would like to know, where can I get a retirement plan as Individual, because my boss don’t offer any. Open a Roth IRA and put the maximum yearly contribution into it. You can contribute to it every payday with an automatic account transfer. If you contribute the maximum every payday and have 30-40 years…

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Interested in using an Envelope System for managing your cash? Check out this step by step tutorial. Duration : 0:3:52

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Ken Boyd, owner of St. Louis Test Preparation (www.stltest.net) presents part seven of his course on Understanding Cost Accounting. Boyd points out that students can have success with Cost Accounting concepts by making connections to actual examples from business. As a former CPA, College Accounting professor and Auditor, Ken has a wealth of experience to…

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Its nearly time for a new state budget. Seems like we just got approval on the last one. Is there a better way to do it? On this Tempo Public Square Senator Pat Browne tells us his plan to revamp the states budget process. It takes power from the governor and gives lots of financial…

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