Learn to Invest in Value Stocks, Not Low Ones

Roller Coaster

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Welcome to this week’s edition of Stock Market Saturdays (SMS). Today, I want to talk about value investing. The thinking behind value investing is just what it seems on the surface – buy stocks that are undervalued, so that when their true value is realized the price will increase and you’ll make a profit.

“It’s far better to buy a wonderful company at a fair price than a fair company at a wonderful price.”

– Warren Buffett

Warren Buffett is one of the most renowned investors around, and most of his investments are based on fundamental value investing principles. So, how do you identify whether a stock is a “good value” or if it’s just a low price because it’s junk?

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Stop Throwing Away Money – a Plea from Your Leftovers

Tomato with other veggies

Last week, I talked about how to save Food Money by busting out the old crock pot. This week, I want to talk about a challenge we face in my family associated with the crock pot meal plan I just got done recommending – how to keep your Food Money low by using leftovers to their fullest potential.

Being much like finance blogs, leftovers aren’t usually super attractive. Nobody wants to eat that five day old, half portion of tuna melt you made after that great workout back on Monday. If you crave that sort of thing, you can stop reading now, okay? I mean it, that’s gross. Continue reading

Why You Need an Adult Allowance

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As promised, I’m back for week two of Motivational Monday (MoMo). This week I want to talk about why you should always choose to pay yourself first, and how it can help you stay on track. After all, the tagline of my blog is “Getting on track, and staying there.” Learn why you should start an adult allowance today.

“A year from now, you may wish you had started today.”

– Karen Lamb

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Why You Shouldn’t Discount Dividends

Hi everyone! Welcome to the virgin edition of Stock Market Saturday (SMS). I’ll be serving up one article each Saturday devoted to all things stock market. This week’s edition I’m taking a deeper dive into dividends – hooray! You may end up rethinking the way you select your investments Continue reading

How Crock Pots are King of Food Money

Crock Pot Meal

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Welcome to the maiden voyage article of Thrifty Thursdays, part of the Weekly Wisdom division of this blog. I’ll be submitting one post each Thursday to help us become lean, mean, thrifty gleaning machines!

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Why Discipline is the Key to Success

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Welcome to the first weekly installment of Motivational Monday (MoMo). I could write for forever about what, when or why you should make changes in your financial behavior, but until you achieve some level of inner resolve, it will be difficult to create change. I’m going to dedicate a post every Monday to inspiring ourselves to get motivated and stay disciplined.

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