Carnival of Financial Planning – April 17th

Welcome to this weeks Carnival of Financial Planning!  Thank you to everyone who contributed. BUDGETING AND ECONOMICS Mario @ Debt BLAG writes How an IRS audit can make you sick – Buying a new or used car at a dealership can be a pretty harrowing experience when it comes to negotiating a price; here are some […]

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Should I Invest in Penny Stocks?

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Prospect Theory: Do you sell winning investments too early?

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