The Lincoln Guide to Personal Finance

Originally Posted on WiseBread

The Treasury Building is just a short walk from the White House, making it an easy stop for any president to visit.

President Abraham Lincoln, who invested most of his presidential salary in Treasury bonds, didn’t

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Did a Twinkie Break The Economy’s Back?

Can you hear that sound?  It is the sound of the air being let out of the economy.  Since the election, there has been a massive tsunami of layoffs and business failures.  Of course the company that is making the

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How To Retire Without Worrying About Social Security

By Melvin Pasternak (StreetAuthority | Original Link)

It’s probably the most important retirement question you can ask. But, unfortunately for you and for financial advisors, there’s no right way to answer it. The question is: How should I allocate my

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Ron Paul’s Farewell to Congress: “The Answers Are To Be Found In More Liberty”

This may well be the last time I speak on the House Floor. At the end of the year I’ll leave Congress after 23 years in office over a 36 year period. My goals in 1976 were the same as

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These Economic Numbers Are The Worst In a Year…

With everything else that is going on in the world, a lot of people have failed to notice that we are seeing some of the worst economic numbers that we have seen in more than a year.  For example, it

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What Obama’s Win May Mean For Personal Tax Planning

Uncertainty about who will occupy the White House is over now that President Barack Obama has been re-elected, but uncertainty about taxes is still with us. There is no need to feel paralyzed though.

Tax advisers say it is possible

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How to Build a Fiscal Cliff Portfolio (Part 1)

By Louis Basenese (WallStreetDaily | Original Link)

Today, I’m taking my marching orders from an irate Wall Street Daily reader…

You’ll recall in previous columns (see here and here) that I addressed the mounting fears over the Fiscal Cliff –

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Will The Wealthy Dump Stocks and Assets Before the Fiscal Cliff Kicks In?

The election results made it abundantly clear that taxes are going to be going up, and right now a lot of wealthy people all over America are trying to figure out how to best position themselves for the hit that

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Now May be The Best Opportunity in a Generation to Buy Real Estate

By Nathan Slaughter (StreetAuthority | Original Link)

For centuries, land has been the status symbol for wealth and power. In fact, it wasn’t that long ago that you couldn’t even vote without being a property owner. Of course in those

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Get Ready for a Six-Week Rally in Stocks

By Jeff Clark (Growth Stock Wire | Original Link)

Everything is falling into place for a year-end rally in the stock market.

Last week, we took a look at the U.S. Dollar Index. And we noted how it was zeroing

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