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Here’s an archived list of what I consider to be the best and most useful posts from AllFinancialMatters. Some of the posts are listed in multiple categories for obvious reasons.

ANNUITIES

The Risk with Fixed Income Annuities

ASSET ALLOCATION

What the Heck is Asset Allocation?

Steps in the Asset Allocation Process

COLLEGE FUNDING

College Funding Math – Part 1

College Funding Math – Part 2

College Funding Math – Part 3

College Funding Math – Part 4

Meeting Future Goals

College Funding – An Example

CONSUMER DEBT (CREDIT CARDS)

Dave Ramsey’s Method vs. Suze Orman’s Method For Getting Out of Debt

Dave Ramsey: Give up 401(k) Match In Order to Pay Off Debt

Renting Furniture is a Bad Idea

How Two-Cycle Billing Works

Don’t Get Sucked Into the Minimum Payment Trap!

How to Compute the Remaining Balance on a Loan

A Good FICO Score Can Save You Lots of Money

FINANCIAL MATH BASICS

How Much Can You Save in a Lifetime?

The Cost of Waiting ONE Year! – It isn’t cheap!

How to Calculate the Time Value of Money

Understanding the Time Value of Money

What is Present Value?

College Funding Math – Part 1

College Funding Math – Part 2

College Funding Math – Part 3

College Funding Math – Part 4

Meeting Future Goals

College Funding – An Example

What’s an Earnings Yield?

A Look at Mortgage Payments

The Rule of 72, 114, and 144

How to Calculate Your Personal Rate of Return

How Long Does it Take to Double, Triple, and Quadruple Your Money?

How to Compute Compound Annual Growth Rate (CAGR)

Average vs. Geometric Average

How to Calculate Tax-Equivalent Yield

How to Compute the Remaining Balance on a Loan

INSURANCE

Determing Life Insurance Needs the Easy Way

How Much Life Insurance Do You Need?

How do You Calculate the Return on a Fixed Annuity?

INTERVIEWS

An Interview With Lee Eisenberg – Part 1

An Interview With Lee Eisenberg – Part 2

An Interview With the ‘Bogleheads’ – Part 1

An Interview With the ‘Bogleheads’ – Part 2

An Interview With Jonathan Clements – Part 1

An Interview With Jonathan Clements – Part 2

An Interview With Scott Burns of the Dallas Morning News – Part 1

An Interview With Scott Burns of the Dallas Morning News – Part 2

An Interview With Steve Rosen of the Kansas City Star – Part 1

An Interview With Steve Rosen of the Kansas City Start – Part 2

INVESTING

S&P 500 Index Fun Facts

More S&P 500 Index Stats

100% Stocks vs. a 90/10 Portfolio

Deciding the Trade off Between Volatility and Return

Comparing Mutual Fund Share Classes

Load vs. No-Load Mutual Funds – Part 1

Load vs. No-Load Mutual Funds- Part 2

Mutual Fund Expenses Do Matter

Not All S&P 500 Index Funds Are Created Equal

Not All Target Date Funds Are Created Equal

A Look at the iShares Dow Jones Total Market Sectors

The Impact of Expenses on Your Returns

Predicting the Future Returns of the S&P 500

A Look at the Dow Jones Total Market Index Sector Performance

The Impact of a Couple of Bad Years

How ‘Total Returns’ Are Calculated

How to Compute Compound Annual Growth Rate (CAGR)

Average vs. Geometric Average

Dollar Cost Averaging vs. Lump Sum Investing – Part 2

Dollar Cost Averaging: Does it Work?

The 7 Habits of Highly Defective Investors

How to Calculate the Expected Return on a Portfolio

How the Dow Jones Industrial Average is Calculated

Why 12b-1 Fees are Evil

Are P/E Ratios Worth Anything?

Microsoft vs. Berkshire Hathaway

How to Calculate Tax-Equivalent Yield

How to Insert Refreshable Stock Quotes into Excel

How to Convert an Interest Rate to APY

Analyzing Your Financial Statements with Ratios

How High do Gas Prices Have to go to Justify Getting a New Car?

Building Wealth on $1.67 Per Day

KIDS & MONEY

Gifts for Little Investors

Wise Spending Habits for Kids

Start Saving for Retirement at 16!

MISCELLANEOUS

Financial Planning For Generation X

Making Financial Resolutions – This is from January 2006, but it’s still useful information.

Money – What it is, How it Works

AFTER You Get the Job

9 Financial Questions to Ask BEFORE You Get Married

How Much Will it Cost?

11 Habits Required for the Better-Than-Good Life

Six Ways to Make People Like You

5 Things I Wish I Knew When I Was 20

R.I.S.K – The Four Elements of Networking – According to Harvey Mackay

How to…Personal Finance Edition

Building Wealth Using Other People’s Money

How an Emergency Fund Can Save You Thousands Each Year!

Building Wealth on $1.67 Per Day

What Kind of Millionaire do You Want to be?

Another Way to Build Wealth

Watch Out for This Loaded Question

Who Was or Is the Richest Man in the U. S.

MORTGAGES

Which is Better: a 15-Year or 30-Year Mortgage?

A Look at Mortgage Payments

Ever Wonder What a Mortgage Amortization Looks Like?

How an Interest-Only Mortgage Works

Interest-Only Mortgage Update

Check Out the Latest Dave Ramsey Poll – The topic was mortgages.

A Follow-up to the Dave Ramsey Mortgage Post – This is Interesting

10 Great Reasons to Carry a Big, Long Mortgage

The Mortgage Deduction and Taxes

Should You Prepay Your Mortgage? – This was a popular question of the day.

How Much House Can You Afford?

PERSONAL FINANCIAL STATEMENTS

The Net Worth Statement

The Net Worth Statement – Part 2

The Net Worth Statement – Part 3

The Net Worth Statement – Part 4

The Net Worth Statement – Part 5

What’s Your RON (Return on Net Worth)?

Introduction to Cash Flow Statements

How to Create a Cash Flow Statement

Should Home Equity be Included in Figuring Net Worth

How to Determine if You Are “Wealthy”

Analyzing Your Financial Statements with Ratios

RETIREMENT RELATED POSTS

401(k) Contribution Limits for 2007

How Much is Your 401(k) Costing You?

Stretch That IRA – An Example

Stretch That IRA

How Much Can You Save in a Lifetime?

Inflation and Your Retirement Plan

How Much is Enough?

Planning For Retirement? Here’s Ten Questions You Need to Ask Yourself

Looking at an Investment Strategy for Retirement

Taking an Early Withdrawal From a 401(k) – Does it Make Sense?

A Simple Example of the Grangaard Strategy

More on the Grangaard Strategy

Looking at Retirement Withdrawal Strategies

How to Title an Inherited IRA

TAX STUFF

Tax Stuff You Need to Keep In Your Records

50 of the Most Easily Overlooked Tax Deductions

2007 Federal Income Tax Brackets

401(k) Contribution Limits for 2007

What is Modified Adjusted Gross Income?

Tax Links: Online Tax Resources

How to Calculate Tax-Equivalent Yield

Social Security Wage Base for 2007