Archive for the ‘Personal Finance’ Category

Customer service at PayPal is practically non-existent!

Customer service at Paypal (PayPal Holdings, Inc. PYPL) is practically non-existent. I recently had two unauthorized transactions, a transfer to my bank account and a check request, each for $15, both on 7/23/15. They immediately reversed the bank transfer but still have not refunded the check. I immediately opened a case in the Resolution Center […]

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Long Term Investing in Dividend Stocks

If you’re a beginning investor you probably have some money saved, and now you’re trying to figure out what to buy and why. Dividend stocks can be a good choice for the foundation of a long term investment portfolio. Dividend payout vs. yield One of the first things that you’ll need to know is that […]

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5 Reasons to Sell POT Today!

I just read a well-timed article on Profitable Trading. Unfortunately I read it a day too late. POT did break out today. If you bought it yesterday you could have sold it today and walked away with a nice profit. 1) However, that spike upward just brings POT back to the normal downward trend that […]

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Financial Planning For Your Baby

You just had a baby? Congratulations! How do you come up with a financial plan for a baby? You can start by checking out an interest compounding calculator. I chose this one today only because it came up in a search. You can pick numbers that make sense to you, but the important thing is […]

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When To Sell A Stock or Fund – A Tough Question

Knowing when to sell an investment in a stock or fund can be harder than knowing when to buy. The reason is because selling has so many of its own rules and rationalizations to consider. For example: The type of investment account is a major consideration. Is it a 401(k) that has a limited number […]

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