How To Get Out Of Debt – The Complete Guide

Are you ready to get out of debt once and for all? If you want a permanent debt solution then I have shocking news for you – debt is not a financial problem. Hard to believe, but true. Debt is actually a personal problem that masquerades in financial clothing to deceive you. That is why so many people have persistent problems with debt. Here is the simple solution to permanently solve all your debt problems including a FREE book offer available only until Thursday…

How Smart People Make Dumb Financial Mistakes (so that it doesn’t happen to you!)

Bad information is just a tiny piece of the problem and rarely the real cause. The core issue is your thinking process. Here is the story of my stupidest financial mistakes so you can learn from my experience and not let it happen to you…

Pay Off Mortgage Early Or Invest- The Complete Guide

Should I pay off my mortgage early or invest? You will inevitably confront this question in your pursuit of financial security. The problem is the answer is far more complex and confusing than generally understood. Here is your definitive guide to simplifying the complex so you can make a smart decision…

Get Out Of Debt Now! The Complete Guide

Believe it or not, the rules on debt and credit are brain-dead simple. Yet, it has become the biggest personal finance problem for most people. How can something so simple create so much difficulty? In this article I explain the deceptive nature of debt problems, the simple rules to keep you out of trouble, and the best solution if you already have debt or credit problems…

Payoff Debt Or Build Wealth? What To Do First…

Patty inquired… “I am aching to be free of my debt, and at the same time, I’ve been struggling to put 10% of my monthly income towards savings, and another 10% towards my IRA. Which should I do first? How should I prioritize? Find the answers here…

Can I Actively Trade My Way Out Of This Economic Mess?

A reader asks, “…I’m an architect suffering under this dreadful economy like so many of us are, and I need to do something to help carry me through… What I’d like to do is use a portion of my IRA funds to educate myself further in the investment arena, pay back the loan, and use the remainder of the IRA to actively invest for income and growth. In other words, keep a portion of the earnings to supplement my income and reinvest the rest for growth. Does that sound like a reasonable idea?” My short answer is…

Three Essential Economic Facts You Want To Know… Maybe

I am so sick of all the hype in the media. One guy is doom and gloom with the world entering cataclysmic depression by the end of the month. The next guy is optimistic that the Fed/Dr. Bernanke have cured all economic ills and we are on our merry way to perpetual prosperity and bliss. Such hype sells well but serves nobody. That is why I liked the following post from…

How Can I Protect My Portfolio?

A reader from Spain asks, “How can I protect my wealth in these crazy times?” As it turn out, it really doesn’t matter if you are a Spaniard, U.S. citizen, Japanese, European or beholden to any number of other country’s debt laden fiscal policies, governments around the world trained by Keynes are “kicking the can down the road” by going deep into debt rather than solving current financial problems. This has introduced unprecedented levels of risk and undermined citizens sense of financial security. So what can you do to protect your own portfolio?

The Problems Hiding Behind Your Financial Advice

You want to believe financial experts know what they are doing. You hope they know something you don’t given their credentials and education. While some of those thoughts may be true, what overwhelms all those advantages are the conflicts of interest, bias and other problems that can taint the financial advice your receive and make it far less reliable than you might ever imagine. This new article explains what you need to know to protect yourself…

Essential Investment Reading For The Weekend

Conventional financial media is completely missing the economic boat. They publish endless nonsense about Washington while important issues are burning all around them. Here are some educational articles published in the last week that no investor should be without…