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

Boost Performance and Diversify with Foreign Investments

Boost Performance and Diversify with Foreign Investments

When it comes to investing, many experts agree that diversification is important. You are supposed to engage in asset allocation, and do your best to make sure that your investments are in different asset classes, sectors, […]

Do You Really Need $150,000 a Year to Live Comfortably?

Do You Really Need $150,000 a Year to Live Comfortably?

Can you afford the basics? What are the basics, anyway? According to a recent article in USA Today, it takes about $150,000 a year in order to cover the basics, set aside money in savings, and […]

7 Tips for a Cheaper Road Trip

7 Tips for a Cheaper Road Trip

I love the road trip. Don’t get me wrong: I enjoy flying quite a bit as well. However, there is something freeing about a road trip. You can stop when you see something interesting, and there […]

What are Bonds? An Overview of Bond Investing

What are Bonds? An Overview of Bond Investing

When building an investment portfolio, most people focus on an asset allocation that includes to main types of assets: stocks and bonds. While we hear about stocks all the time (thanks to a financial media fixated […]

The Best Way to Sell Your Used Car

The Best Way to Sell Your Used Car

Do you have a car that you want to sell? When you get to the point that you want to buy a new car, or if you are just trying to get rid of some of […]

How to Break Your Rental Lease Legally

How to Break Your Rental Lease Legally

When you agree to live in a rental, you usually have to sign a lease for a specified period of time. Often, landlords like to see you sign a lease for at least a year, depending […]

How to Get a Mortgage When You’re Self-Employed

How to Get a Mortgage When You’re Self-Employed

One of the biggest challenges faced by someone who is self-employed is getting a mortgage loan. Prior to the financial crisis of 2008, it was possible to solve this problem by getting a “no-doc” loan or […]

How to Protect Your Money from a Lawsuit

How to Protect Your Money from a Lawsuit

We live in a world that is becoming increasingly litigious. Indeed, if you are found liable for damage to a person or his or her property, you could find yourself being sued. Additionally, you can be […]

10 Extra Costs When You Buy a New Construction Home

10 Extra Costs When You Buy a New Construction Home

When you purchase a new home, there are a lot of costs that you might not think about. Some of the common costs of home ownership, in addition to the mortgage payment (principal and interest) include […]

What is an Umbrella Insurance and Do You Need One?

What is an Umbrella Insurance and Do You Need One?

In an increasingly litigious society, it can be scary to think what might happen if you are responsible for an accident, and then are sued. It’s true that your insurance policy probably has liability coverage, but […]

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