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Posts Tagged ‘Car’

Flying Cars Are (Almost) Here, But At a Price

{ Posted on Jul 02 2010 by Marcus Alston }
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Categories : Personal Finance
Would you like to buy a flying car for $194,000?  On June 23, 2010, the Federal Aviation Authority granted Terrafugia Inc. an exemption that allows the company a maximum takeoff weight of 1,430 pounds for its Transition “roadable aircraft” -- ...Read More »

5 Steps to Becoming a Millionaire

{ Posted on Apr 25 2010 by Marcus Alston }
1.  Create a budget.  You need to identify all your income, all your necessary expenses, and all your discretionary expenses.  Only then can you accurately plan for your financial future. 2.  Live Below Your Means. Control Spending and Reduce Debt.  After ...Read More »

What We Can Learn from Pamela Anderson and Other Celebrities in Financial Trouble – Part 2 of 2

{ Posted on Apr 22 2010 by Marcus Alston }
Pamela Anderson, Kate Gosselin, Nicolas Cage and other celebrities have real financial problems just like to the rest of us.  Celebrities and non-celebrities should create a budget to help avoid, manage and reduce debt.  So what can we learn ...Read More »

5 Things You Can Do with Your Tax Refund

{ Posted on Apr 16 2010 by Marcus Alston }
With more than 70% of tax filers typically receiving a tax refund and the average federal refund being just over $3,000, what should you do with your tax refund?  Below are 5 options to consider: 1.  Pay off High Interest ...Read More »

Why I Buy Instead of Lease a Car

{ Posted on Apr 09 2010 by Marcus Alston }
The decision whether to lease or buy a car is pretty easy for me after considering numerous factors.  I recommend buying and preferably buying used.  While I have had a few cars in my life time since college, I have ...Read More »

Car Leasing versus Car Buying

{ Posted on Apr 08 2010 by Marcus Alston }
So which scenario makes more sense for you, leasing or buying a new car?  The answer depends on a lot of factors.  If your goal is to save money in the long run and have ownership in the car, and ...Read More »

7 Steps to Buying a Car

{ Posted on Apr 05 2010 by Marcus Alston }
Buying a car or other automobile should be done after careful deliberation. It is one of the most costly purchases you may make in your lifetime, but at the same time it may be your most expensive depreciating asset. ...Read More »