Tag Archives: Newsbites

One Degree More

Jonathan Jordan, a bio of a coach, has created a new website to provide a vehicle for coaching in personal lives and in business life. I like the metaphor that he uses: Applying just one extra degree of temperature to water means the difference between something that is simply very hot and something that generates enough force to power… Read More »

Target: November Stats, 2007

Personal Stats OK. Here it is. My own search for Financial Common Sense and Freedom. Beginning Income (November 2006) US$179.88 PPP = 65% Google = 5% Stocks = 24% Interest = 6% Goal = USD$1,200 Target = 15% Achieved. This is my initial target. I don’t intend to earn a lot of money through PPP as I don’t… Read More »

Personal Accounts Software: Acemoney

I have been using AceMoney for keeping my home accounts and my business accounts for the past few months. I’m going to write about my limited experiences with this software. I did think about trying more ambitious software to do this, but I shyed away from MSN Money and Quickbooks. I’ve tried a bunch of other stuff, too,… Read More »

prognostications of journalists + tax brakes?

reposted from my other blog! prognostications of journalists + tax brakes? Does anyone think that it’s a good idea to follow the prognostications of journalists and their interpretations of what’s going on in the U.S. Economy? I sold my Dow stocks yesterday. I doubt we’ll see a new high point this year. This is a secular bear market… Read More »

Rookie: About to get rooked?

I am a rookie investor who doesn’t know much about stocks, etc. I want to invest a small amount, maybe 3000 USD (100,000 NT) or so. I am willing to take medium risk, but don’t have much time to research or deal with this investment everyday. I just want to put it somewhere for like half a year… Read More »

How will the U.S. afford it all?

In this letter presented by John Maudlin “Thoughts From The Frontline”, Bill Gross takes a look at the future of the US boomer generation as consumers. He considers some startling, though rather obvious, conclusions: “it will be up to younger generations to do the Lord’s work and there aren’t enough of them to provide health care, a comfortable… Read More »