Posts Tagged ‘personal finance’

Some financial rules to live by

by Published: October 15,2012

Tags: compound interest, Liz Pulliam Weston, personal finance, risk

One of the best pieces I ever read on money management was penned by a financial columnist Liz Pulliam Weston, who published a commentary a couple of years back through MSN Money titled “9 Money Rules to Live By.” Her common sense approach to money and life was refreshingly candid. Rather than churning out the […] [...]

What’s to happen with Greece?

Greece were to default in the coming months, what kind of financial effect would that have here in America? Nobody can predict the endgame yet. And, in fact, Greece may even stay in the European Union (EU), although this is looking less and less likely. The big concern increasingly isn’t so much as what happens […] [...]

Financial Planning: Tax-managed portfolios can mean percentage points

By Stan Purvis The ongoing public policy debate on federal income and estate taxes has increased investor concerns. Investors are concerned about the uncertainty of new tax laws and the impact the tax increases will have on their lives and family. The ballooning federal annual deficit and federal debt and how to best deal with […] [...]

IKE TROTTER- Sandcastles and financial resolutions

by Published: April 29,2012

Tags: Gulf Coast, Ike Trotter, personal finance, safe money

With the weather getting warmer as winter turns into spring, many families begin thinking about where to make plans for a summer vacation. I dare say a popular vacation destination for a lot of Mississippi families is to head south to the beaches of the Gulf Coast and enjoy the sun and fun. And I […] [...]

Study looks at students’ finances, finds surprises

by Published: January 8,2011

Tags: education, higher education, personal finance

STARKVILLE — While all college students run a high risk for serious financial problems, a Mississippi Agricultural and Forestry Experiment Station study indicates that older students are actually less financially secure than younger ones. The study found that college students’ financial troubles stem from general instability in relationships, living arrangements and religious beliefs. Led by […] [...]

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