Archives For December 2005
I was reading some mail from the human resources department of my wife’s employer and noticed that they are raising the company match of their 401(k) to 75% of the first 6% of contributions. So, if we contribute at least 6%, we will get Continue Reading…
Ever since I started using WordPress Feedburner will not poll my Bloglines subscribers. So, my subscriber number in my little Feedburner chicklet doesn’t reflect my 233 Bloglines subscribers. I emailed Feedburner and the guy told me to do a re-direct. He sent me a link to this discussion in the Feedburner Forums. I read a few of the posts and figured out that I don’t know what the heck I’m doing. Is there anyone who can explain how to do this in plain English (preferably on a Kindergarten level)? Would I have to do anything different since I’m using WordPress?
Common knowledge has always been that when a person retires from a company they either take a lump sum check and stick in an IRA or have the company convert their 401(k) into a monthly income check. Either way, they were no longer in the company’s 401(k). According to Jeff Opdyke (free), it may be time to reconsider the status quo. Continue Reading…
2006 is just around the corner! When it comes to your finances, the beginning of the year marks an excellent time to make changes. I have six suggestions for New Years Resolutions for your finances. For this post I enlisted the help of some of my blogger friends. I want to say thanks to Jim, FMF, Flexo, Smarty, Jose, Alexander, and Jonathan for helping me put this post together. Continue Reading…
Welcome to the second issue of the Carnival of Investing. There’s a lot of interesting stuff from a lot of different blogs so be prepared to spend some time here. I hope you enjoy.
This week’s Blog of the Week selection is Neo’s Nest Egg, which is a journal of his quest to build a nest egg. He told me that although he hasn’t always been financially responsible, his blog and the comments from his readers have put him on the right path. I enjoy his weekly polls. I bet you will too.
I wish him the best.