What’s your thought on the Financial Stability Plan?

On Tuesday, February 10th, Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner outlined a comprehensive plan to restore stability to our financial system. In the address,Secretary Geithner discussed the Obama Administration’s strategy to strengthen our economy by getting credit flowing again to families and businesses, while imposing new measures and conditions to strengthen accountability, oversight and transparency in how…

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What are the rules or principles of finance for saving and budgeting?

Basically what the header question asks. What are the rules or principles of finance for saving and what are the rules or principles of finance for budgeting? Thanks in advance First rule is pay yourself first. You want at LEAST 10% of your take home pay to go into savings. Preferably 20%. Other than that,…

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How to Organize Personal Finances : How to Make a Personal Budget

Learn how to put together a personal finance budget in this free video on managing money. Expert: Lamont Stewart Bio: Lamont Stewart is a Financial Adviser with over 10 years of investing experience helping individuals and small business owners plan and save for retirement. In addition, Mr. Filmmaker: Akita McCulloch Duration : 0:2:46

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Crash Course: Chapter 17b – Energy Budgeting (2 of 2) by Chris Martenson

Chapter 17b – Energy Budgeting (2 of 2): Petroleum has supplied the surplus energy that has allowed for social complexity, industrialization, and the modern conveniences that we enjoy. In this chapter, Dr. Chris Martenson explains that in the future our supply of surplus energy will decline due to the fact that increasing amounts of energy…

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What budgeting techniques work for you?

What monthly or weekly budgeting techniques do you follow and have good results with? Any tricks for avoiding impulse buys? I go grocery shopping once a month at Wal-Mart & buy what they sell cheaper than everyone else. It’s a 30 mile trip there. Then I pay all my bills by the first day of…

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No Budget. No Priorities. No Restraints.

We’re deeming — so we can start spending. Not budgeting, spending. No restraints, no priorities — just spending. http://www.house.gov/budget_republicans – Mr. Speaker, what we have here is a rule — not a budget — that will “deem” to the Appropriations Committee $1.1 trillion to spend on discretionary spending. This really is an unprecedented occurrence here…

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