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Saving and Investing on Autopilot

For all these years on our journey to financial independence, we have tried a number of different ways in order to facilitate our saving and investing. Among different approaches we took, the method that we found most effective  is automation. From paying bills, sending money to savings account, to buying stocks and mutual funds, we […]

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Is Citi Stock A Buy Now?

I heard the news this morning that Citigroup CEO Vikram Pandit bought 750,000 shares of Citigroup stock (C) on the open market yesterday when the share price dropped below $9. In addition to CEO Pandit, other three executives also bought a total of 550,000 shares. Is this the sign of confidence? Currently trading slightly above […]

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Southwest Airlines Rapid Rewards Card 600 Bonus Points

If you are a cardholder of the Southwest Airlines Rapid Rewards Card, you can now earn an additional 600 Rapid Rewards Points by adding a user to the account. To get the bonus, all you need to do is log into your account and add an authorized user to your existing cards. Or you can […]

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Capital One Venture Card Matches Up to 100,000 Miles

I don’t have a Capital One credit card, but in the past couple of weeks, both my wife and I have received pre-approved offers from the card issuer, which I don’t like that much, for its new Capital One Venture Visa Card. From the description, the card does seem to be quite interesting: 2 miles […]

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Bank of America to Increase Dividend Payout

When I first purchased Bank of America (BAC) shares through its direct stock purchase plan (DSPP) at ComputerShare more than four years ago, I was solely going after its dividend. At that time, the stock was traded just below $55 with a dividend yield of 4.10%. After the initial investment, the first ever for me […]

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Best Savings Account Rates 2012

If you are looking for a better place to put your hard earned cash, you won’t be happy when you see the picture of current savings account interest rates. Since I started tracking savings account rates history in 2009, the general environment has deteriorated  a lot for savers seeking better return for their money as yields […]

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Personal Return on Investment Calculation

I have been using Quicken to track my investments for many years and feel it’s a quite convenient tool. However, my use of Quicken is just to register all the transactions. I don’t rely on it to, for example, to know how much return I have received from my investments because I found that Quicken […]

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Invest in Food ETFs as Food Prices Reach Record High

Last week, in the discussion of EverBank MarketSafe Diversified Commodities CD, I mentioned that as food and oil prices keep going up, such products as the Commodities CD may be a way to invest commodities. Even though oil price has eased a little bit after breaking the $100/barrel level the first time since 2008, food […]

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