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Are Brokers a Good Idea?

October 17th, 2012 Posted in Business, Finance Tips

You think you can not take care of your own money so you pay someone else to make decisions that can have long term effects on you and possibly your family.  Ask your self does someone decide what you should wear, what to eat, what car to buy or where you live or work so why should you pay some one to tell you what to do with your money.  Just like everything else you can learn how to take care of your money so that your money can take care of you.

IRA Tips & Local Investing Club

October 9th, 2012 Posted in Business, Finance Tips

Have you thought about your RMD (required minimum distribution) if you have a traditional IRA this is presently required by the IRS. Who ever you have your IRA with will let you know how much it is when you reach the required age of 701/2 but to help you plan ahead check out the FINRA.ORG website.  It has a great easy to use calculator plus many other features.  If anyone is interested there is an investing and educating group that will be having there next meeting at Half Off Books on Enterprise Rd in Orange City  Oct 16 at 10am. Absolutely no.  money involved.

–Michele Burier, mburier@netzero.net

New Woman’s Charity called M.U.M.S. of West Volusia (Moms United for Mental Stability)

October 9th, 2012 Posted in Business, Girl Stuff, WholeSum Thoughts

I am putting together a new  charity with the focus on helping women to find local information, groups services and resources about mental health in the West Volusia area.  The unity of the group will work as a support system for those in need of services offered. Ms. Sasha Limpar will be helping me form this group and will act as a co-founder. I am very grateful for her contributions and support getting this group/charity up and running. We will be working with community leaders and individuals to let us know what type of support services are needed most.  We will be creating a website soon.  Please let us know if you need help in the West Volusia area of Central Florida.  Our goal is to eventually offer a safe place where women can utilize all that we offer or stay if needed.

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Stock Dividends Revealed

September 19th, 2012 Posted in Business, Finance Tips

If you’re buying stocks for the dividends, one of your considerations might be the growth rate of the dividend for the stock you are considering.   A really great website is “buyupside.com” It has all kinds of dividend information and calculators.  Like all of the previous websites it is free.  Have a question just ask!

Michele Burier

Volusisa County Financial Resources

September 13th, 2012 Posted in Business, Finance Tips

If you live in Volusia County, Florida check out the great eResources available from the county Library! Once you click on the link, select Business and Finance from the subject menu pulldown and you will see a list of resources. Demographic information along with a Business Index, Mass Media Resources, as well as Economics and Business Theory collections are linked there.

Smithsonian at the Debary Gateway Center for the Arts Today

September 8th, 2012 Posted in Business, Girl Stuff, Seniors, WholeSum Thoughts

Smithsonian at the Debary Gateway Center for the Arts Today

There are lots of great events going on today but not that many are free and benefit the local arts and historical societies but this one hits the mark.  Stop by this afternoon or early evening to see the wonderful exhibit and check out the local exhibits as well.  The Orange City Woman’s Club VIA will be selling their book on the history of Orange City for just $15.  This is a large, well illustrated book packed full of local history.  Here’s a link for more information about the event:http://www.gatewaycenterforthearts.org/Upcoming-Events.html

Blog Classes

August 28th, 2012 Posted in Business, Girl Stuff

If you are trying to use the WordPress blog software to run your website, these classes are for you.  The Deltona Woman’s Club on E. Normandy Ave, in Deltona is hosting a class tomorrow at 3:30pm on basic posting.  Individual classes are $5 per person per hour.  Here is a link to the Deltona Woman’s Club website.

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