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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Are you one of the few who despite the financial turmoil has been able to save some cash? Do you have cash on hand because you sold the rest of your stock or mutual fund portfolio after watching it drop? If the answer is yes, I have one question for you, what are you going…

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Anyone able to recommend good free household budgeting software. Ideally just something to track expenses, financial planning etc. Thanks for any replies. Spend the money and buy: Quicken (the basic version). Its worth the investment.

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In a tax-sheltered annuity, the growth of money within an annuity is not taxed. Use tax-sheltered annuities to keep money from getting taxed with tips from a registered financial consultant in this free financial planning video. Expert: Patrick Munro Contact: www.northstarnavigator.com Bio: Patrick Munro is a registered financial consultant (RFC) with outstanding sales volume of…

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1. Which of the following best defines health insurance? An annual contract between an insurance company and an individual A type of insurance whereby the insurer pays the medical costs of the insured A type of insurance that protects your personal property if you are unable to pay your bills A type of insurance that…

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Before embarking on writing a business plan for starting a car wash, a definition of what a business plan is in order. A business plan is a document to identify an opportunity, research why this opportunity is profitable and the steps needed to capitalize on the opportunity. The business plan can be a formal document…

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I have $170,000 cash to be used for all my expenses during 5 years of school and am looking for a safe, hands-free place to invest it. I have worked out my budget for the next 5 years and this money should be enough to cover my expenses if it grows above inflation. I am…

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Annuities work through accumulation and distribution periods. Discover the phases of annuities with tips from a registered financial consultant in this free financial planning video. Expert: Patrick Munro Contact: www.northstarnavigator.com Bio: Patrick Munro is a registered financial consultant (RFC) with outstanding sales volume of progressive financial products and solutions to the senior and boomer marketplace.…

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In order to become a stockbroker, one must study and pass a series license, whether that is the Series 7, Series 6 or a 65 license. Find out how stockbrokers join professional organizations to build there careers with help from a registered financial consultant in this free video on stockbrokers. Expert: Patrick Munro Contact: www.northstarnavigator.com…

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Budget Software Budget Software What formula should be used to ascertain if your investments will hold out and how much to budget for retirement? There are many on-line calculators for¬†Retirement Planning Budget Software that can help you with this. In the August 2007 issue of Kiplinger’s recommends that you use one that is based on…

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