For my generation September 11th has often been compared to Pearl Harbor, or the Kennedy assassination. Everyone remembers where they were on 9/11. This is my remembrance of where I was, and what I was thinking on that awful day.
It may take me another year, 5 years to get where I want to truly be in my career. During that time I’m going to try to find contentment.
I‘ve been thinking about financial survival a great deal lately. I’ve been asking questions such as how one party gains a financial advantage over another. How is it that the middle class has grown to be so large? It’s like a bell curve, with the middle class at the center with the most population while […]
Principles. They’re what financial planners depend on in order to offer wise counsel. Sometimes principles are simple and straightforward. Other times, they’re a bit more complex. Some principles need to be modified, others are timeless. What are some timeless principles that we need to be reminded of every so often? This is a collection of […]
“Build your emergency fund.” “Invest in retirement.” “Pay off your debt.” The more I write about personal finance, the greater the complexities I discover when it comes to prioritization. For those just starting on the path to a healthier financial future, Dave Ramsey’s 7 Baby Steps might just be the ticket. But over the course […]
I‘ve written several times on this site about the expiration of the 2001 and 2003 Bush tax cuts, and how if they aren’t renewed for all taxpayers before the end of the year, we could be seeing an increase in tax rates for everyone across the board. While both parties have been making overtures about […]
This is an article from Debt Kid. He lost of $250,000 trading stocks, options, and currencies as a young 20-something. He’s been blogging since 2007 about his journey to get out of debt. When I originally set out to write this piece on debt, it was titled, “The Soul Crushing Power of Debt”. But the […]