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My Thoughts on “The Millionaire Inside: Debt-Free”

Saturday, June 30th, 2007

Okay, here’s my report on tonight’s episode of The Millionaire Inside: Debt Free. I missed the first segment of the show because I was outside. Anyway, I turned the TV on to hear Larry Winget talking about how responsible people pay their bills and honor their contracts. I don’t know what that was in reference […]

Tomorrow’s “Millionaire Inside” Should be Humorous

Friday, June 29th, 2007

You probably already know that I’m not exactly a fan of CNBC’s “The Millionaire Inside.” So far the show has been a lot of fluff and not much substance. That said, it has also been humorous. Tomorrow night’s show on becoming debt-free shouldn’t be any different. Here’s the five “experts” who will appear on the […]

Question of the Day – Retirement Planning

Thursday, June 28th, 2007

Here’s a question for everyone: Is it a good idea to spend down principal during retirement? I realize that most of my readers probably aren’t retired so this topic may seem a little silly to talk about. However, I ask this question because Jonathan Clements mentioned it in his column yesterday (the same column I […]

Jonathan Clements: A Million No Longer Buys You a Luxe Retirement

Thursday, June 28th, 2007

Check out today’s Jonathan Clements’ Getting Going column titled A Cool Million No Longer Buys You a Luxe Retirement. I think most of us already know this. However, it amazes me how many magazines write about becoming a millionaire. I guess it’s because the word “millionaire” still has a nice ring to it. All I […]

What’s Better: A Share Buyback or a Dividend?

Wednesday, June 27th, 2007

This morning Best Buy announced that it will buy back as much as $5.5 billion of its stock. Share buybacks are not uncommon but are they a good deal for shareholders? It depends. If the company is really intent on reducing the number of shares of stock outstanding, then it can be a good deal. […]

Good Article on Social Security

Tuesday, June 26th, 2007

I’m busy today but I wanted to share this article that I found in the June issue of Financial Planning with you. It’s titled The Greatest Benefit and it is about how planners can help people understand and plan for Social Security benefits. It’s a very complex issue (much more complex than it should be) […]

Dave Ramsey’s Been on the Air for 15 Years!

Monday, June 25th, 2007

Chris, a Dave Ramsey employee and blogger from PourOut blog, sent me an email this afternoon regarding an announcement. To celebrate his 15th anniversary of being on the air, Dave Ramsey is giving away an iPod every hour of every show this week. Click on the link to find out the details and how to […]

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