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New Quicken 2007 Update Available

by Luke Landes

While updating my accounts tonight, I noticed Intuit is offering a new patch to update Quicken 2007 to “Release 3.” Here is what they say is included with the new software. * Taxes. Incorporated 2006 tax rate changes. * Toolbar. Fixed an issue where newly added icons were not being retained on the toolbar. * ... Continue reading this article…

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Planning and Goal Setting Week: The Basics

by Luke Landes

Before I can define my financial goals for 2007, it’s nice to review the basics. What are goals? I think Etta Mae Westbrook, a “family economics” professor, explains it well [pdf]: * Goals state what you want to do or achieve. Goals will give your life direction. Financial goals will help you to determine where ... Continue reading this article…

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Letter From Reader: 2007 Financial Literacy Calendar

by Luke Landes

Hi Flexo, Just a quick note to say thanks for all the blogging. I’m addicted to your site and the information you provide on personal finance. Keep it up! I recommend you to all my friends. Also, I am a CPA in Texas and get emails from the Texas Society of CPAs (go figure). In ... Continue reading this article…

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The Blog Week in Review

by Luke Landes

Here are some articles from the MoneyBlogNetwork (and beyond) that caught my eye over the past week. Free Money Finance explains investment rebalancing. Jim from Blueprint for Financial Prosperity likes rebates. Mighty Bargain Hunter has some tips for Flexible Spending Accounts. Dana from Not Made of Money has a guest post on Five Cent Nickel: ... Continue reading this article…

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What’s in House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s Investment Accounts?

by Luke Landes

Although I share my investments and my net worth, I am far from being a politician in the spotlight. On the other hand, Nancy Pelosi, the new Speaker of the House of Representatives, is required to disclose her investments. I found her disclosure via Seeking Alpha and pfblogs.org. Pelosi and her husband have a number ... Continue reading this article…

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Great Blog Articles From This Past Week

by Luke Landes

Here are what my friends in the personal finance blogosphere have written this past week, starting with the MoneyBlogNetwork bloggers: * Jim from Blueprint wrote about inflation’s role in the debt vs. save question. * FiveCentNickel wonders if ethanol is as beneficial as the Bush administration says. * Free Money Finance takes a look at ... Continue reading this article…

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My MBA at the University of Phoenix Online, Part 3: Course Logistics

by Luke Landes

If you’ve been following Consumerism Commentary, you may know that I recently completed my Master of Business Administration (MBA) degree at the University of Phoenix Online. I’ve been writing a series, which is basically a review of the University of Phoenix. The choice to take this nontraditional route was not a difficult decision for me ... Continue reading this article…

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Another 75 Dollar Surprise: New Jersey Renters Take Notice!

by Luke Landes

Like last year, a $75 check from the State of New Jersey arrived by surprise. This is the 2005 FAIR Tenant Rebate, a refund aimed at reimbursing New Jersey taxpayers for a (very small) portion of their property taxes. The eligibility requirements state that you must rent and occupy a home in New Jersey in ... Continue reading this article…

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