Dr. Dean – The Millionaire Nurse posted Giving Credit Card Info To Social Media? Come on! – “Around the corner is a marketing explosion that will allow us to shop while visiting our favorite social media site. It’s going to happen. Is it a good idea?”
Dividend Growth Investor posted Does Entry Price Matter to Dividend Investors? – “The reason for the lost decade in stocks is that many otherwise quality companies were overvalued in the early 2000s. For example Johnson & Johnson (JNJ) was trading at 29.30 times earnings in early 2000, whereas McDonald’s (MCD) traded at 26.90 times earnings. Even some of the best dividend stocks are not worth paying more than 20 times forward earnings.”
Money Counselor posted Send a Cease & Desist Letter? – “You have the right to force that nasty debt collector to stop contacting you. But doing so might have even nastier consequences.”
Jen turned me on to a cool website that lets you track your credit report activity for free. They also give you your approximate credit score using an algorithm similar to the three major credit bureaus. I won’t tell you the name of the site though. You’ll have to go to Jen’s post and see for yourself!
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