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As savings rates rise, the 'sidelines' are looking good

...big spike in inflation," or any major problems for the financial markets because of a Year 2000 computer bug, said Jonathan Pond, a Boston-based financial consultant and author of personal investing books. "But right now, there's a lot...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/11/07/bus_273004.shtml
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Uneasy health insurance gaps are avoidable

...to enter graduate school who decided to forgo coverage one summer and came down with a rare nerve disorder," said Jonathan Pond, a Boston-based financial adviser. "She spent weeks in intensive care ... (and incurred) hundreds of thousands...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/09/12/bus_270125.shtml
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Financial experts unsure what 1999 markets hold

NEW YORK -- Financial consultant Jonathan Pond jokes about how he can predict the investment climate of a new year accurately: "I do two radio interviews. I tell the first...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/01/09/bus_249646.shtml
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Learning to save money can be challenging

...000 or more. I can hold off for a year or two until they're $500." Tips for finding the money to start saving Jonathan Pond, host of PBS program "Best Money Tips" and author of "1001 Ways to Cut Your Expenses," offers these suggestions...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/02/13/fin_55574.shtml
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Many choices abound with municipal funds

...lowest-returning muni funds can be just a few percentage points. A small cost advantage goes a long way." Said Jonathan Pond, a financial-planning expert in Watertown, Ma., "Fund expenses do matter." An extra wrinkle of muni investing...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/06/27/bus_264512.shtml
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Planning helps to reduce financial stress of summer

...back-to-school expenses set in. Just around the corner are the holidays. "The pattern is all too common," said Jonathan Pond, a Boston financial adviser and author of several personal finance books. Consumers can stay mired in debt throughout...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/05/30/bus_262563.shtml
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Will 1999 be the year of the bear or the bull?

NEW YORK -- Financial consultant Jonathan Pond jokes about how he can accurately predict the investment climate of a new year: "I do two radio interviews. I tell the first...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/01/10/bus_249734.shtml
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Many will share captial gains misery

...tax-loss selling. Check your portfolio for funds on which you may have a loss, said author and financial planner Jonathan Pond of Boston. If they are funds that have underperformed their peers, you might want to sell them and take a loss to...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/11/04/bus_243717.shtml
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Short-term goals must be considered

...house, college, car, paint job on the house -- have no choice but to go into short-term investments," said Jonathan Pond, a Boston-area financial adviser and author of personal finance books. But where? Stocks? Bonds? Savings accounts...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/07/19/bus_233754.shtml
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Home owners debating 15-year mortgages

...assumption is also that investing each month will yield a higher rate of return than investing in your mortgage." Jonathan Pond, a Boston-based financial planner, agreed: "The assumption is that all of your money is put into stocks. But...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/04/26/bus_226810.shtml
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