Miranda Marquit's Author Profile and Articles

Miranda MarquitMiranda is a professional personal finance journalist. She is a contributor for several personal finance web sites. Her work has been mentioned in and linked to from, USA Today, The Huffington Post, The San Francisco Chronicle, The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, and other publications. She also has her own personal finance blog: Planting Money Seeds.

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Articles by Miranda Marquit

How to Start a 7-Eleven Franchise

How to Start a 7-Eleven Franchise

One of the ways that many entrepreneurs start out is with the help of a franchise. Buying a franchise can make it a little easier to own and operate a business, since you get a degree […]

How to Use Your 401k and IRA for Down Payment on a House

How to Use Your 401k and IRA for Down Payment on a House

Even after the crash of the housing market, homeownership remains a major financial milestone for many. Indeed, for some, homeownership is still a major part of the American Dream. If you’re going to buy a home, […]

What is a Money Market Account?

What is a Money Market Account?

Right now, we’re still in a low-rate environment. For savers, that results in a great deal of frustration. In the quest for better yield, many savers are turning to money market accounts. These accounts often offer […]

Required Minimum Distribution Rules for IRA and 401ks

Required Minimum Distribution Rules for IRA and 401ks

When you contribute money to a 401k or a traditional IRA, you receive a tax deduction. Your money grows tax-deferred until you withdraw it from your account. However, if you don’t withdraw it from your account, […]

Should You Pay Your Student Loan with a Credit Card?

Should You Pay Your Student Loan with a Credit Card?

Short Answer: Unless you can transfer your balance to a 0% APR card and pay it off before the introductory rate expires, it doesn’t make sense to pay your student loan with your credit card. For […]

Liability, Collision, and Comprehensive Auto Insurance Explained

Liability, Collision, and Comprehensive Auto Insurance Explained

When buying auto insurance, you need to know the differences between your coverage options. Understanding what different types of coverage are included in your policy can help you make better decisions about protecting your car and […]

7 Websites to Help You Manage Your Finances Online

7 Websites to Help You Manage Your Finances Online

Technology has provided us with a number of ways to stay on top of what’s happening in our lives. This, of course, includes our finances. There are a number of online financial management applications that can […]

How to Calculate Your Net Worth

How to Calculate Your Net Worth

One of the ways that you can track your financial progress is to periodically check your net worth. Your net worth is a look at one moment in time as far as your finances are concerned. […]

Limit Your Investments Losses with a Stop Loss Order

Limit Your Investments Losses with a Stop Loss Order

When the market is dropping at a rapid rate, you might not have time to execute a sell order as you would like in order to limit your losses. In fact, there have been instances where […]

What is the Difference Between Preferred Stock and Common Stock?

What is the Difference Between Preferred Stock and Common Stock?

When you start learning about investing, you are likely to come across certain terms. You will learn that there are main categories of stocks: Preferred and common. While most of us, when we think of buying […]

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