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An Analysis Of Lexmark

On Feb 25, 2015 0 104 52

In 2005, Berkshire Hathaway bought about a million shares of Lexmark. I haven†t followed this story closely, but I assume the stock was purchased by Lou Simpson rather than Warren Buffett. I have only two reasons for believing this: the total purchase was small relative to Berkshire†s investable assets and the Lexmark purchase is typical of Simpson†s investment philosophy (or at least, what little I can glean about his investment philosophy from his past purchases)...

Mortgage Refinance Basics

On Feb 25, 2015 0 104 52

A mortgage refinance is just that – a move to pay-off your mortgage by taking out a new loan on your home. Refinancing a mortgage therefore simply means replacing an old mortgage with a new one...

Preparing For The Unexpected

On Feb 25, 2015 0 104 52

While many people don†t like to talk about it unemployment is something very real that has the potential to be very damaging for the ill prepared. Due to poor planning and denial, many people once unemployed find themselves in a severe financial struggle...

Picking the Best Mortgage

On Feb 25, 2015 0 104 52

There are so many mortgage options available today. Don't just take the first one to offer nice terms -- this is a big investment. And with any big investment, you have to shop around for the best mortgage available...

Turning a Hobby into a Business

On Feb 25, 2015 0 104 52

Many of us dream of being our own independent bosses by going into business for ourselves. And most of us would jump at the chance to do what we enjoy, as a vocation. Realizing that kind of dream may be easier than it sounds, and people do it all the time by doing to a business that keeps them involved in the hobby or pastime they are most passionate about in life...

Easy Ways to Start Saving

On Feb 25, 2015 0 104 52

The holidays can really have us searching for a deeper meaning -- one that tells how to make the dollars go further. There are easy ways to start saving money. Start with the simple things. Eat out less, and stay home more often...

What's Your Passion?

On Feb 25, 2015 0 104 52

Okay, you've decided you want to make money with Affiliate Marketing. So, you join some affiliate programs and start submitting free ads to newsletters and free advertising classifieds sites. You're going to make BIG money now -- right? Nope! Sorry! Just sending out a few ads is not going to do it...

Restaurant coupon – Special Saving on Fast Food

On Feb 25, 2015 0 104 52

We generally spend up to 40 percent of our food dollar out the home which is quit a smart money to spend like this and that can really put a bit effect on anyone†s budgets. Now cut off your restaurant bills with a restaurant coupon...

Seniors: Use Direct Deposit To Protect Your Money And Identity

On Feb 25, 2015 0 104 52

What if someone stole the monthly check you depend on? How would you survive? Each month about 12 million Social Security and other federal benefit checks are mailed, many of them to senior citizens. Criminals know when these checks arrive in mailboxes...

Car Insurance For Teens - Is There A Cheaper Route?

On Feb 25, 2015 0 104 52

There are remarkable increase both in Teenager Car Insurance Policy and Claims. Normally the premium for teenager car insurance is very high when compared to people over 25 years. However, some insurance companies are considerate towards teenagers and offer cheap insurance polices...