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P&L and T&A (Or, How to Read an Income Statement)

Greg McFarlane is an advertising copywriter who lives in Las Vegas and Lahaina. He recently wrote Control Your Cash: Making Money Make Sense, a financial primer for people in their 20s and 30s who know nothing about money. Buy the book here … [Read more...]

Gains & Losses: What Will Be Taxed and What Can I Claim?

As we get older, we generally acquire more and more assets. The assets usually start out small and become increasingly more valuable. Typically, as we become more independent and financially stable, we’ll buy our first car, start investing our money, … [Read more...]

Why Most Budgets Fail (But Yours Doesn’t Have To)

My first time wasn’t until I was a college freshman. I was 19. I could tell you that I wanted everything to be perfect, but honestly, I just wanted it to work. I knew what I had to do, but I had no idea how to do it. I’m talking, of course, a … [Read more...]

Why Now Is The Time To Buy Drugs

OK, so I'm not saying that you should go out and buy illegal drugs. I am saying that now is the time to start investing in drug companies. The pharmaceutical sector has a number of compelling stocks that have been beaten down by bearish … [Read more...]

Your Down Payment: Sources of Cash to Buy Your First Home

Want to buy a home? Nine times out of 10, you’re going to need a down payment. Only VA loan programs for qualified veterans and active military personnel offer loans with no down payment. And even if your lender doesn’t require it, a down payment … [Read more...]

What the Value of the Dollar Means For Your Investments

Have you ever turned to CNBC and heard a commentator say that the dollar is up against the euro? Although this information may seem irrelevant to the everyday investor, this isn't the case. The value of the United States dollar matters a lot for your … [Read more...]