Best of the Past
Hello all, I’m on a week of self discovery this week and so am going to avoid writing one post and instead, give you a tour of the best of the past years posts both here at Family Money Values and on other sites for which I have written.
Family Money Values Best
I picked these based on traffic received and personal preference.
Top 5 blog posts:
My Dad had a structured plan that (when followed) tries to take advantage of the cycles in the market.
It causes you to buy more shares when the price is on a downward trend, save more in a reserve fund when the price is going up, and helps you figure out when to sell. It is similar to dollar cost averaging investing, but with a trigger to sell and take profits.
Here are my favorite financial board games, along with what they can teach your kid and little known facts about the games!
Mistakes I made in my youth in not taking advantage of the resources my parents offered to me!
Get involved with your student’s financial life at school and encourage the teacher and school to get on board with this new program.
Why you should be involved and how you can do it.
Top 5 articles on the site:
Do you know who Irene Rosenfeld is?She is a self-made millionaire, wife, widow, mother of two girls, philanthropist and – oh, by the way, CEO of Kraft Foods – one of only two women CEO’s of the 30 companies in the DOW Jones Industrial Average. In 2010, Forb
If you ask your friends, family and acquaintances what family legacy means, you may get a different answer from each. To some, it means their family genealogy and history. To others, it is a list of things that have been accomplished, or values and lessons of life that were handed down to them. Yet others may indicate that it is a set of character traits or skills; or a set of instructions or wishes for things to happen a certain way in the next generation(s). Then some will say it is Great Aunt Minnie’s diamond tiara or Grandpa Joe’s war diary.
Investors have been pouring money into farmland – especially Midwest USA land for the past few years. So much so,that the Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City reported that fourth quarter 2010 prices for farmland surged 20%. Once again, readers, we have missed the boat on the next ‘hot’ alternative investment.
What is it, why identify it and how to go about doing so.
Learn the symptoms in this short article.
Top 3 (by number of comments) staff posts on Prairie Eco Thrifter:
- Should You Line Dry Your Clothes?
- Buying a Lottery Ticket Isn’t as Stupid as You Think.
- How to Say No When a Sibling Asks for Money
Top 3 (by number of comments) staff posts on Life and My Finances:
- Four Reasons to Buy Used
- Six Ways to Pass Money to Your Kids Tax Free or Tax Reduced
- Preparing for the Fiscal Cliff
Which are your favorites?