Encourage, and BE encouraged!

I had some free time today and signed on to MyTotalMoneyMakeover.com, Dave Ramsey’s subscription service that offers additional tools and personal tracking of your progress through the Baby Steps and all three hours of the radio show without the commercials.  Also available on the site is an instant messaging client.  There I met someone who had…

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Book report: The Wealthy Barber

Well, I finished the book.  “The Wealthy Barber” written by David Chilton in 1991 makes a quick read while learning a lot of common-sense principals about personal finance. I can’t say that I learned anything new except for a better understanding of “dollar cost averaging” (I’ll save those comments for a future post). There appears…

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Good book: The Wealthy Barber

Brian “The Money-Guy” Preston is a Certified Financial Planner and Wealth Manager in Georgia who also puts out a free PodCast (see Money-Guy.com).  He had recommended a few times over the past couple of years a book from David Chilton called “The Wealthy Barber” (here is a link to purchase a used copy).   I have…

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Word of the week: Re-investments

I have a few shares of stock that was given to me by a company I work for.  I do not contribute any additional money to this account, but it does pay a small dividend, only 6 cents a share.  (For a explanation of dividends, click here to read a previous post).  I haven’t decided…

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Awarding Top Achievers – part 2

What fun.  I was able to spend a good part of a workday with General Managers who are doing a fantastic job.  Their hard work is visible in many aspects through the growth of their business.  They work for a company that has been able to maintain market share and remodel many of their units…

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