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Stocks??

January 18th, 2008 at 01:53 pm

It is so hard to see the gains plus the hard earned money in my 401 drop away. I am feeling it was all for nothing. Thank heaven I have money in other things not connected to the stock market. But I was putting so much of my check in my 401 in anticipation of retiring. Sad, so sad. I'm hanging in there hoping for a correction sometime this year or next with a new administration in office.

Want or need?

January 13th, 2008 at 11:01 am

That is the question. I have decided that this will be my mantra for the year and will only buy if I NEED it. So far it's been saving me a lot of money. I never realize how much I buy because I just want it.

I wish I had known...

January 1st, 2008 at 03:36 pm

I was taught if you wanted something save for it. I am and always have been a good saver but in my early years I'd save up and spend. I wish I had three savings accounts (back then we had 5 1/4 % interest) I wish I had saved for emergencies and for my future besides my wants.