Welcome to the May 5, 2011 edition of Stock Carnival Ecstasy.This time we have 19 great articles on investing and taxes. The Dividend Growth Investor has an article on Phillip Morris International and Dividend Macro Trends. Alexander takes a look at Big Cap Tech with Dividends. While Steve has some tips on choosing investments wisely. And finally we have a post on Automated Forex Trading and the risks involved by Tommy John. Hope you enjoy the carnival, bookmark, share, like, and come back for more great investment advice.
Pinyo presents How Much House Can I Afford? posted at Moolanomy, saying, "With the mortgage rates at their all time lows and the housing market still favoring buyers, this may be a good time to buy. But how could you tell how much house you can really afford and that you’ll be ready for homeownership?"
calandra presents housing loan calculator | Home Equity Loan Calculator posted at calandra, saying, "Tһе Model T Ford used tο bе tһе paradigm οf travel many decades ago. Tһеח came tһе Mustang. Same wіtһ trying tο figure уουr mortgage loan facts. Pen аחԁ document versus a housing loan calculator. Yουr сһοісе? Tһіѕ іѕ one time common sense doesn’t even enter tһе picture."
Rich D. presents Inherited IRA Rules posted at IRA Rules, saying, "Inherited IRA rules may not be as simple as Roth IRA rules but it's still important to invest time if you want to get returns out of your inherited IRA account."
Wez Brown presents Setting Up A Small Business posted at Setting Up, saying, "If you are thinking of starting your own business, this article provides an overview of the things that you need to consider."
Ben Lewis presents 3 Things You Must Do When You Go Self Employed posted at Being Self Employed Feed Update, saying, "This article tells you about the 3 things you need to do when you get self employed."
Hussein Sumar presents What is a Federal Pell Grant & How to Apply for Pell Grants? posted at Pell Grant, saying, "The Federal Pell Grant program provides financial aid to low-income & need-based undergraduate and certain post-baccalaureate students to pay for college expenses. Awards from Federal Pell grants can be used at approximately 5,400 post secondary institutions across America. The Pell grant, unlike student loans, does NOT have to be repaid."
Jeff Weber presents New Chase Sapphire 5 Times the Points Promotion posted at Smart Balance Transfers, saying, "I recently got an email from Chase offering 5% rewards on my Sapphire card. This appears to be a limited promotion, but if you have a Sapphire card, call customer service and see if you can snag this lucrative deal."
Steve presents Tax Deductibles for Internet Marketers | 2009 Taxes posted at 2009 Taxes, saying, "Running an online business has many tax advantages that everyone involved should partake."
Dividend Growth Investor presents Philip Morris International (PM) Dividend Stock Analysis posted at Dividend Growth Investor, saying, "Philip Morris International Inc. (PM), through its subsidiaries, engages in the manufacture and sale of cigarettes and other tobacco products in markets outside of the United States. The company was spun off from Altria Group (MO) in 2008, in an effort to separate the international operations of the tobacco conglomerate from potential harmful litigation in the US."
Dividend Growth Investor presents Dividend Macro trends: The Baby Boomer Retirement Investment posted at Dividend Growth Investor, saying, "Philip Morris International Inc. (PM), through its subsidiaries, engages in the manufacture and sale of cigarettes and other tobacco products in markets outside of the United States. The company was spun off from Altria Group (MO) in 2008, in an effort to separate the international operations of the tobacco conglomerate from potential harmful litigation in the US."
Darwin presents Day-Trading is a Total Scam. Don’t Fall For the Pitch posted at Darwin's Money, saying, "I know, I hate to break it to a bunch of investors, but day trading's a scam. Don't believe the hype."
Judy Blackburn presents Five Strategies to Avoid the Student Debt Trap posted at Debt Consolidation, saying, "Selecting an appropriate school for your budget will keep you from having too much debt for your income when you finish your degree."
Tommy John presents Understanding the IRA Tax Rule | 2010 Taxes posted at 2010Taxes, saying, "Knowing when you can fund an IRA and the tax benefits you can claim are vital to your retirement planning."
Steve Smith presents Automated Forex Trading Means Risk posted at Forex Trading System Central, saying, "Forex Trading with automated services is quite popular but you really need to understand the trades and know what the software will do to avoid many risks."
Steve presents IRS Becomes More Lenient in Light of Recession | 2009 Taxes posted at 2009 Taxes, saying, "The IRS has stopped placing liens on property owners to give them more flexibility in their financial decisions."
Ken Faulkenberry presents Stocks, ETFs, and Mutual Funds: What are the Best Investment Vehicles? posted at Arbor Asset Allocation Model Portfolio (AAAMP) Blog, saying, "Part of asset allocation investing involves deciding what is the best or optimal mix of investment vehicles; stocks, ETFs, or Mutual Funds?"
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