June 2011

Dave Ramsey’s Financial Peace University – Week 1 Super Saving

Emergency Fund
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Tweet Dave Ramsey’s Financial Peace University gets right to the point in Week 1 by starting with the topic of Super Saving. Dave  says you need to get $1000 in the bank as quickly as possible, like within 30 days.  This is the start of your emergency fund, and Baby Step One of his Seven [...]

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How to Manage Investment Risk

Financial Plan
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Tweet I had to use a picture of a Risk game board for this post, since my oldest son Nathan loved to play Risk when he was younger.  He and his friend Ben would play this game for hours, strategizing on how they could annihilate each other and control the world. The essential question in [...]

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The 10 Best Things My Dad Taught Me

Success Principles
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Tweet This post is in honor of my Dad, and all the dads out there who do their best to instill great values in their children. I am sure my dad will be even more shocked than my mom was for Mother’s Day.  Dad, this is your present . Here is what I consider to [...]

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How To Make Your Dreams Come True

Business
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Tweet Do you have a dream? I think we all have dreams we wish would come true.  One of my biggest dreams recently came true, as Pamela Otten LLC, Registered Investment Advisor, is now a reality.  This has been one of my dreams for several years. What are the desires of your heart? Do you [...]

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Why Investors Should Buy Risk, Not Return

Investing
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Tweet (This is a guest post, with content written by Symmetry Partners, LLC.  My firm utilizes Symmetry Partners, LLC for investment management services.) Risk You can’t see it, hear it, or feel it. When markets are going up, you don’t know it’s there.  It is known as risk, and when markets come crashing down, it [...]

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Why Women Need Financial Education

Financial Education
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Tweet We know women want financial education. If you have not filled out my 5 question survey, asking how you would like to receive financial education, please take a minute and do it here. Let’s take a look at the very important reasons women need financial education: Earnings You know it already, but I’ll say it anyway [...]

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