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Tuesday, September 29th, 2009

I had to take down the other post because I made an error. I’ll fix it and have it back up in a bit. Sorry for the confusion.

Your Withdrawal Rate Matters

Tuesday, September 29th, 2009

Longtime AFM readers will remember the simulated retirement portfolio I put together with exchange-traded funds. I have been tracking the portfolio since 2004, which was the first year that all the exchange-traded funds in the portfolio were available. As you can see from the graphic below, the withdrawal amount can have a drastic affect on […]

Beth’s Review of “The Mommy Manifesto”

Tuesday, September 29th, 2009

A couple of weeks ago, I reviewed Kim Lavine’s The Mommy Manifesto: How to Use Our Power to Think Big, Break Limitations and Achieve Success* (see This Guy’s Thoughts on Kim Lavine’s “The Mommy Manifesto”). While reading the book, I thought that the book was written by a woman for women, that it would be […]

FINALLY Got My Computer Back!

Tuesday, September 29th, 2009

Last Wednesday night I was watching Seinfeld. Cramer said something and I wasn’t quite sure what he said so I went on the internet to look it up. I had previously bookmarked a website that contained scripts from all the Seinfeld episodes (yes, I’m a Seinfeld nut). Anyway, I was sitting there when all the […]

What’s Your Favorite Personal Finance (or Money-Related) Book of All Time?

Wednesday, September 23rd, 2009

I need your help… Please email (JLP – at – me your favorite personal finance (or money-related) book of all time. I’ll put a list together and post it next week. If you are a blogger, please include your blog’s URL along with a link to a book review you might have done on […]

The Government Can

Tuesday, September 22nd, 2009

This has been out for awhile but I just saw it tonight. Pretty funny:

Follow AFM on Twitter

Tuesday, September 22nd, 2009

Okay, I’m not sure what Twitter is all about but I figured since nearly every other blogger has a Twitter badge, I had better get one too. So, as you can see on the upper right hand side of this page, there is a brand new fancyTwitter badge (or you can use the one in […]

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