Do I Need Ten, Twenty, or Thirty Times my Income to Retire?
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,820. Language: English. Published: July 8, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Personal finance
The 67 million Baby Boomers start to turn 62 in 2008. These Boomers need to determine if they have saved enough to retire. Determining if you have saved enough to retire turns out to be more of an art than a science. This short story explores the pros and cons of utilizing the conventional rules for determining if you have saved enough to retire.
How to Find a Good Financial Planner
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,270. Language: English. Published: July 8, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Personal finance
The 67 million Baby Boomers start to turn 62 in 2008. Most of these Boomers will need financial planning help to determine when they can retire. They will also need help in establishing a cash stream to support them during retirement. Most Boomers will need estate planning assistance as well. This short story thoroughly explores and determines how you can find a good financial planner.
Total Market or Slice-n-Dice for My Investment Portfolio
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,580. Language: English. Published: July 8, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Personal finance
This short story performs an analysis to determine which asset allocation strategies performed the best over the seven year 2000-2006 time period and the longer thirty-four year period from 1972-2006. Hopefully the results of this analysis will help people choose the best asset allocation for their own portfolios.
What Safety Factor Are You Using for Your Retirement Plan?
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,480. Language: English. Published: July 8, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Personal finance
Many Baby Boomers are trying to decide if they can retire or not. In many fields of study, safety factors are used to help manage the risk of a decision. This short story explores the use of various types of safety factors for the retirement decision.
An Imperial Death
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 29,980. Language: English. Published: July 8, 2010. Category: Fiction » Drama » American
(5.00 from 1 review)
Earth, locked into a degrading status quo by the Five Races, aliens determined to watch earth's civilization rot from within. But when Kavin Dubaire travels to the planet Tiartha, one of the few colonies allowed Earth, he makes a momentous discovery about the aliens. Then a new alien race triggers an interstellar war. For Kavin, Deidre von Holstead, and the whole human race, all bets are now off!
How Much Income Do I Really Need in Retirement?
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,720. Language: English. Published: July 8, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Personal finance
Financial planners use a rule of thumb that says you will need 70% to 80% of your pre-retirement income. This short story examines this rule of thumb and apply it to four fictitious families. Hopefully the results of this analysis will help people better understand the pros and cons of using the 80% rule of thumb. This story should also help people better estimate their retirement income needs
Rules of Thumb or Retirement Planning Software?
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,190. Language: English. Published: July 8, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Personal finance
There are at least five alternative methodologies people can use to plan for retirement. This short story explores and compares these five alternative methods of retirement planning. This story should be very helpful to people who are beginning to undertake serious planning for their own retirement.
Wish Fulfillment
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,090. Language: English. Published: July 8, 2010. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » General
(3.80 from 5 reviews)
When Caleb finds a genie in his living room, he soon learns the do's and don'ts of wishes.
How to Build a Risk Free Retirement Portfolio
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,720. Language: English. Published: July 8, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Personal finance
This short story explores several alternative methods that people can use to design and build retirement portfolios. One alternative that is thoroughly explored is an all TIPS (Treasury Inflation Protected Securities) portfolio. If you assume the U.S. Government will never default on its bonds, then an all TIPS portfolio is essentially a risk-free portfolio.
Is Portfolio Rebalancing Worth It?
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,300. Language: English. Published: July 8, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Personal finance
Rebalancing a portfolio requires effort to determine the optimum methodology for rebalancing. It also involves trading costs and potential tax costs. This short story explores the history of rebalancing and then determines if rebalancing is really worth it for the average investor.
The Cheesecake - Decadent and Divinely Satisfying
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 4,530. Language: English. Published: July 8, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Cooking, Food, Wine, Spirits » Gourmet
Cheesecake comes in so many different & delicious varieties. We have gathered some of the top favorite cheesecake recipes from the Chef's Secret Vault like Red Velvet Cheesecake, Cappuccino Cheesecake, Candy Cane Cheesecake, & more. Your friends & family will think you've been taking lessons in gourmet cooking. So don't miss this chance to add some treasured recipes to your personal collection.
From the Dark Side: A Charity Anthology
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 56,630. Language: English. Published: July 8, 2010 by Dragon's Gold. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - multi-author
(4.00 from 1 review)
There are two sides to every story... herein lies the dark side. "From the Dark Side" includes 20 pieces of fiction and poetry from nineteen authors and poets. All proceeds earned from the book go the Letters and Light Organization.
Kitchen Fresh Salads - Crisp, Colorful & Healthy
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 3,370. Language: English. Published: July 8, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Cooking, Food, Wine, Spirits » Salads
There are so many delicious and creative ways to enjoy salad. Here are 20 Best of the Best delicious salad recipes like (Eggplant Tomato Salad, Lemon Zucchini & Cucumber Salad, Potato Salad with Cream, & Much More) from Chef's Secret Vault. Your friends and family will think you've been taking lessons in gourmet cooking. Add some treasured recipes to your personal collection.
The Man Who Could Not Forget
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Price: Free! Words: 3,990. Language: English. Published: July 8, 2010. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
A short story, by Michael Graeme. I have a problem with my memory. It isn't that it ever fails me - quite the opposite in fact. Indeed, my recall of events from all but the earliest years of my life is truly photographic, so there was little doubt in my mind the woman before me now was the one who had stolen the book.
Kitchen Fresh Bath & Body - Home Crafted Beauty Products
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 2,820. Language: English. Published: July 8, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Cosmetics
We have compiled some wonderful natural bath & body product recipes just for you. Add some treasured beauty product recipes to your personal collection. Here’s 20 Best of the Best natural product recipes from Chef's Secret Vault like (Honey Lemon Sugar Scrub, Yogurt Cucumber Parsley Facial Mask, Cranberry Lip Balm, Kiwi Facial Cleansing Cream, Homemade Bath Salts & Much More).
Your Healthy Weight Loss Plan
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Price: Free! Words: 10,180. Language: English. Published: July 8, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Dieting
Your Healthy Weight Loss Plan was written as an aid to the millions of people who are struggling with weight loss, and despite their best efforts have been unable to achieve or maintain their healthy weight goal. The science of weight loss is complicated and requires more than a low calorie diet and exercise.
Sambalanga
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Series: Back From The Bardo, Book 2. Price: Free! Words: 19,250. Language: English. Published: July 8, 2010. Category: Screenplays » Action Adventure
Fast paced action, vivid characters, assassinations, drug running and intricate plots. The screenplay takes place in Rome, Guatemala, Africa, Mexico, Texas and New York City. Sambalanga was a finalist in the screenplay competition at the 2010 Mexico International Film Festival.
Flower Fairies
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,680. Language: English. Published: July 8, 2010 by WMG Publishing. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Urban
Funeral directors deal with everything at a funeral, but only a few have had to handle an influx of flower fairies. Worse, the arrival of a flower fairy child, alone and unsupervised. Flower fairies are unpredictable…except when they’re angry. And then they’re terrifying. What will they do if they think one of their children is in danger?
The 10 Critical Laws Of Relationship
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Price: $12.99 USD. Words: 76,930. Language: English. Published: July 8, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Religion and self-improvement
Why am I here? Is there a purpose for my life? Are these questions stirring within you? Dr. Robb Thompson has discovered a dynamic key that will revolutionize your life: “The single most important factor that defines your future is the relationships you embrace.” This book will enable you to recognize the right relationships that will unlock the door to your purpose and your future!
The Bargain
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 101,000. Language: English. Published: July 8, 2010. Category: Fiction » Christian » Romance
Reviews In this her debut inspirational novel, Jacqueline Winslow presents a welcome and refreshing voice to her readers. --USA Today Best Selling Author, Ralph Cotton The Bargain is a moving story that brings two opposite people together as romance ignites even as their differences bring confrontations at every turn. Faith, hope, and love are intertwined.