I’m sure you’ve all seen the commercials from Chrysler, Jeep, and Dodge that give you a gas credit card that guarantees that you will pay no more than $2.99 for a gallon of gas for three years. These guys are SELLING something, and in so doing, they’re NOT doing you any favors…
Facebook has gone public. The online world is full of news on what many dubs as “biggest Internet or technology IPO ever”. Should the average guy start shifting his investments to Facebook stocks? Should we all be jumping with excitement on the prospect of making money from Facebook? You can like all you want, in [...]
Photo by: CubbieNVegas I’ve been somewhat intrigued over the past few years I’ve been lurking in the Personal Finance Blog realm as to who were the top spots in the space. I’ve got my own preferences that you can certainly see if you’re a daily reader; but I wanted to give it an overall picture [...]
We’re looking up again this month – looks like the mutual funds are coming back a little bit this month. Both the wife and I had good 401k returns this month. The house dropped a bit, but that’s to be expected, but overall we’re looking up again.
We all know the importance of financial well-being, yet many of us are self-taught when it comes to figuring out the best way to manage our expenses, grow our savings and learn how to invest for the future. But what about our kids?
Photo by: meyshanworldThis week wasn’t so great – the stock market was down, so investments were down, and on top of it someone broke into my car and stole my stereo, DVD/TV setup all while tearing up the inside of my car. Ugh, that’ll hit the ol’ expense book and will hinder the 4k I [...]
A fine week encompassing a handful of nice posts including A New Investment Idea – Pay Someone To Pick Up The Phonebook That Gets Dropped On My Door Every 3 Months That I (And Millions Of Others) Never Use!, Things You’re Saving Money On By Being Stuck In An Elevator For 41 Hours, and What [...]
Whether you have some cash you want to directly invest or you are just trying to decide on the best plan for your retirement savings accounts, understanding how stocks and bonds work is critical. Although they seem intimidating, the concepts of stocks and bonds are actually quite simple for anyone to understand. First, let’s start [...]
This is the question that a friend of mine is facing right now! He has been offered preferred shares in his high school buddy’s company but swears the only way he can afford to invest is by taking out a loan. He got me on board to bounce thoughts off, brainstorm and hopefully come-up with [...]
Photo by: lyndsey_matthews Hello Hank, I see you have a Universal Life Insurance policy also. Do you know if it is taxed when I “expire”? Barney from North Carolina Hey Barney, I actually DO know the answer to that. I checked with my accountant to be 100% sure and he agreed with me that your [...]