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March Net Worth: On the Rise

I’m continuing to make great gains in my net worth — since a small blip in November 2009, I’m continuing on the right path. My net worth increased another approximately 27 percent in the last month.

On to the numbers …

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Ready, Set, Compile

Almost nothing strikes more fear into people than April 15 — the date when all tax forms must be filed for the year prior.

Whether you do it yourself, with an accountant, or rely on Tax Turbo and other online tools to help you file your taxes, there is one common theme: You must have organized records in order to fill out all of the sheets and forms necessary to ensure the IRS doesn’t come knocking at your door.

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Rebalancing Portfolios and Life

I kind of referenced it in a past post, but I received word that I got offered a new job — which I accepted — earlier this week. It’s a marketing writer position for an enterprise software company close to where I live. I feel it’s the next step for me, a growing company, and counting furloughs and pay cuts I’ve taken at my current job … a 50 percent pay raise.

While I’m extremely happy about these prospects, it leads me to believe it’s time to revisit what I have been doing with my finances. Sure, I’m still going to do the same things — budget, save, etc. — but with more money coming in every couple of weeks there are bound to be some changes.

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Daily Dimes 10/7/09

German-Shepherd-Dog

Look at this cute, adorable dog. This medium-sized German Shepherd is ready to play fetch, sit at your feet, and protect you. How much do you think it would cost in a year to take care of this dog — we’ll call him Archibald — assuming he stays healthy?
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