Month: April 2012

Putting The 80/20 Rule To Work For You

In 1909, an Italian economist named Vilfredo Pareto observed in his garden that 20 percent of his pea pods contained 80 percent of the peas. As an economist, he also noticed that 80 percent of the land in Italy was owned by 20 percent of the population. “Today, the 80/20 rule is a common rule […]
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Red Flags Could Get You Audited

This year taxpayers have until April 17 to file their 2011 tax returns because of Emancipation Day, a holiday observed in the District of Columbia that falls on April 16. The extra two days may help if you haven’t filed your taxes. Even if you have, it is important to take extra care in completing […]
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Setting An Investment Strategy

 Setting up an investment strategy can seem incredibly complex. You can find plenty of information on investing from the web, magazines, news sources, books, seminars, and even tips from friends. Unfortunately some people spend a great deal of time on investment strategies that are more likely to reduce rather than increase their investment portfolios. A […]
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