Archives for January 2011

Win A $25 Amazon Gift Card!!!

Today is the last day to register to enter the February stock picking contest! Before joining, be sure to enter your stock pick in the Stock Picking Forum. The full contest rules can be found at the following link. Listed below is a link to register for the contest. Good luck!

[Read more…] Live Retirement Chat

Last week I received an email about participating in Bankrate’s financial chat.  The question that I chose was about risk tolernce when investing. Oasked you about your risk tolerance and the responses were great. This question will be used in Bankrate’s live financial chat today.

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Is It Time To Sell Berkshire Hathaway?

Buy Berkshire HathawayAccording to  Meyer Shields of Stifel Nicholas, Now Is The Time To Sell Berkshire Hathaway. Shields believe that shares of Berkshire Hathaway are overvalued and are due for a dip. Berkshire Hathaway has been in the news a lot recently as analysts and pundits have thrown out different suggestions as to what Berkshire should do going forward.

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Link RoundUp Time & Cracked The Wisebread 100

I finally cracked the Wisebread Top 100 List!! The Wisebread 100 is a list of the top 100 personal finance blogs based on a unique ranking system. It’s a complicated ranking system that I totally do not understand but I am glad I cracked it anyway. Right now, I am number 96 on the list. I am pleased to bring you this week’s financial roundup. This week’s list has absolutely no common theme to it except that I enjoyed reading all of these posts. Enjoy!

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5 More Men Who Knew How To Make Money Investing

A few weeks ago I wrote a list about 5 Men Who Knew How To Make Money Investing. I received a few suggestions from all of you about a few more men that should be on the list. So, today I wanted to take the time  to look at 5 more people that have been able to make a fortune due to their investing prowess.

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5 Companies That Are Increasing Their Dividends

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There's Money in Jelly!

It’s a New Year and that means a new round of dividend hikes. Companies have excess cash on their balance sheets and are using it to buy back shares of stock and increase dividend payouts to shareholders. Here are 5 companies that have been in the news recently for upping their dividends.

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My Articles From Around The Web

Here is a list of a few of my articles around the blogosphere. The topics range from investing to managing debt. Hopefully, you will find all of these articles beneficial to your financial life.

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Stock Picking Contest Update

There was a problem with the Forum that did not let people register for the stock picking contest. This has been corrected. You can now submit your stock pick in the forum. Sorry for the inconvenience.

February Stock Picking Contest

It’s time for the 2nd Buy Like Buffett stock picking contest! The first contest has been going really well and is set to end on Monday, January 31st. If you would like to enter the next stock contest, check out the details below.

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The Beginners Investing Guide

In the last post on the beginners investing guide, I took a look at the importance of evaluating a company’s balance sheet. I listed all of the reasons as to why the balance sheet is an important place to start. Today, we want to take a look at the second most important financial statement that investors should look at known as the income statement.

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