Monthly Archives: April 2008

Being in the Business of Me

I was having lunch with a friend of mine the other day and naturally we got on the topic of personal finance and wealth. He was very proud to tell me, “I’m going to break six figures this year.” “That’s fantastic,” I said. “How much more are you going to make next year?” He looked

My Portfolio Dropped 8% - How’d Yours Hold Up?

It’s been nice to see the stock market hold its ground and have some pretty good days lately, but I opened my mail last week to find my quarterly statement that summarized my portfolio. The first thing I noticed was that my investments had almost dropped 8% this past quarter it was hard to stomach.

Recommended Readings for 4-27-08

Here is a list of some of the best personal finance articles from my favorite personal finance websites. To kick start your week, spend some time digging through the Millionaire Money Habits archives and the links below to improve your financial literacy and increase your net worth. Spotlight: Philip Brewer at WiseBread shows how he

Difference Between a Bank and Credit Union?

At first glance the difference between a bank and a credit union may seem insignificant, but depending on your needs there are some pretty significant advantages to belonging to one over the other. Bank vs. Credit Union A credit union is a not-for-profit financial institution that is owned by the people who belong to the