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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.

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February Net Worth: Marching Right Along

I’m continuing to make great gains in my net worth — after gains in December and January, I’m continuing on the right path. My net worth increased another 2.95 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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December Net Worth = Early Holiday Gift

After a small decline in net worth in November, I’ve made a very strong comeback in December … thanks to stronger stock market returns and a decision to pay off almost half of my college debt.

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Savings Goals 2.0

I had the chance to go to my hometown — Wallkill, N.Y. — for a couple of days before heading back to Jersey City and then Las Vegas for the last industry show I’ll have to travel to for the year.

It’s always nice to go home, eat some home-cooked food, and see my family. What is also nice about my hometown is that it is relatively quiet. Quiet, to me, means that I can think clearly and without interruption. I believe this is necessary to make sound personal finance decisions.

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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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