Bank of America Keeps On Dropping

This has not been a good week for Bank of America. Shares of Bank of America (NYSE: BAC) dropped over 3% today to $10.95 per share today.  The stock has been in a free fall over the past year losing nearly half of its value.Why is the stock dropping?

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Invest In Companies With Consistent Operating Results

Today, we will cover Number 8 on our list of the 10 Things To Look For When Buying A Stock series. It can be summed up in the following words, consistency is the key. Warren Buffett is a big believer of investing in companies with consistent operating results. You won’t find Buffett chasing after many startups and new IPO’s. Buffett likes to see 5 years or more of consecutive earnings growth and strong cash flow growth. Let’s take a look at three stats that Buffett finds useful for valuing stocks.

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Buy Like Buffett Post In The Chicago Sun Times

My post on Federal Workers Receive A Pay Freeze ran on The Chicago Sun Times website.

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Page Rank Schmage Rank

There are so many articles written about the importance of Google Page Rank.  I even wrote one myself on taking steps to increase your Page Rank. Google PageRank is important to website owners because it is one of the metrics that advertisers use to determine how much they are willing to pay for a particular ad on a website. While Google PageRank is a legitimate tool to use when assessing a site, there are other tools that are just as useful for determining the popularity of a website. Let’s take a look at a new player in the ranking game known as MozRank.

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Federal Workers Receive A Pay Freeze

It looks like the federal government is finally getting serious about balancing the budget. In a shocking move the federal government has chosen to freeze the pay of all civilian government workers. The average federal worker received a pay raise of just below 2% over the past year. Why is the government doing this?

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The Best Secured Credit Card

Nobody wants to have bad credit but in life sometimes things happen. Unemployment, too many financial obligations, or just plain bad planning can drop your credit score into the dumps. So, when this happens what can you do to to rebuild your credit? After you pay off all of your old debts, the next step is to rebuild your credit. My favorite vehicle for doing this is with a secured credit card.

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IPad Giveaway At The Financial Blogger

The Financial Blogger is celebrating its 4 year anniversary today by giving away a ton of free gifts. The grand prize is a free iPad! I recently won a free iPad by participating in The Financial Blogger’s iPad giveaway at  Donotwait!!  If you want to participate, you just have to click here for more details. Here are a few of the prizes that you could win.

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Invest In Companies With High Profit Margins

Everyone knows that a stock’s price is often based upon a company’s earnings. While earnings are important, they are not the sole factor to look at in valuing a company. There are other factors that you have to take into account before investing. Today, we will cover number 7 in our list of 10 Things To Look For When Buying A Stock series.

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Chavez Looks To Unload Citgo

Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez is looking to unload his country’s ownership in Citgo Petroleum Corporation. Citgo is a Venezuelan owned oil company that sells petroleum products in the United  States through thousands of different locations. The company has gas stations, motor products, and commercial lubricants that it sells direct to its customers. The company has refineries in Texas, Louisiana and Illinois.

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5 Sites That You Can Make $ 1,000 A Month

If you are looking to make some extra income then this is the post for you. It is possible for you to earn $1,000 a month right from the comforts of your own home. There is no limit on how much you could earn depending on how quickly you can turn out content. You may not get rich writing for all of these sites but you can pad your bank account.

Here are 5 sites that can help you on your money making journey.

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