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November 2005

ING Direct – Now It’s For Real

by Luke Landes

This just in: ING Direct has increased the APY offered on its savings account from 3.4 to 3.5 percent. You can find more savings account rates here. My monthly review will be coming tomorrow or later this weekend. Subscribe to my RSS feed with your favorite reader to make sure you don’t miss it!

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The New Tax Proposal

by Luke Landes

I was thinking about commenting on the latest tax proposal from the president’s advisory panel, but I don’t think it’s a worthwhile topic yet. There will probably a number of changes before anything comes up for a vote, and then more changes after that.

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Netflix Settlement

by Luke Landes

Those who were members (or took advantage of the free one-month trial) of NetFlix prior to January 1, 2005 may be interested in becomg part of the class action lawsuit against the company. A plaintiff sued Netflix for false advertising involving their “unlimited movies” and “one-day delivery” claims and won. The settlement is unimpressive; the ... Continue reading this article…

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401(k) Plan Expenses

by Luke Landes

According to analysis by MSN Money, in some cases a low-fee 401(k) plan with no company match beats out higher-fee 401(k) plans with company matches, so it pays to be aware of your plan’s expenses. The article notes that one of the best 401(k) plans in existence is the government’s Thrift Savings Plan with an ... Continue reading this article…

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Dave Ramsey Profiled in NY Times

by Luke Landes

The New York Times has published a profile of Dave Ramsey, anti-debt guru. Dave has a radio show where individuals call in to discuss problems both financial and otherwise. Interesting to note, from the article: “As an evangelical Christian, he insists that his followers make regular donations to churches or other charitable organizations.”

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