Credit card companies are masters of marketing. From cash back to travel rewards, and 0% introductory rates to gas rebates, credit card companies have turned a once fledgling industry (remember MasterCharge?) into a multi-billion dollar juggernaut. While taking advantage of credit card rewards can be a financial boon, care must be taken that fees and […]
SEO copywriting is the art and science of writing articles that rank well in search engines for the keyword phrase you are targeting. It’s a science in that search engines use complex algorithms to rank the search results when a web surfer types in a keyword phrase. While search engines like Google do not publicize […]
June 2008 was a difficult month for the stock market. Along with the market, my investments were down significantly. For the year my investment portfolio is down about 10%. On the bright side, my online income held steady. Here are all the details of both my investments and online income.
I read with dismay the following from an “investment professional” in yesterday’s Washington Post: Now is not the time to drink the “buy and hold” investment strategy Kool-Aid. Be conservative, limit your risk–and sleep well knowing your investment principal is not going to continue to decline. The comment was in response to the following hypothetical […]
Building an optimized WordPress blog is a critical step to making money online. Whether you intend to build a mini site focused on a narrow topic, an authority blog that covers a broad range of subjects, or a site to promote your small business, creating a site architecture that search engines will love is a […]
Let’s get right to the point. Saving for retirement in a Roth 401k likely will leave you with less money in retirement than if you had invested in a traditional 401k. There are some exceptions to this rule. For example, a Roth 401k may be the right choice if you make more than $1 million […]