Monthly Archives: August 2008

Reasonable Car Purchase – Why?

I was in the middle or writing a post about a theory I came up with about selling my car to take advantage of the crazy deals Detroit is putting out there (See GM and Ford and Jeep), but as I wrote the post I realized how truly happy I am with my car andContinue Reading

Introduction to Financial Aid

A co-worker needed information as to financial aid planning, so I started researching away. It should be noted that beyond my parent’s attempt (it should be noted that they completely failed at navigating this world), and my independent status during law school, I have very little experience in the way of college planning. If thereContinue Reading

My Paycheck

Like a lot of people out there, today (Friday) was pay day, who-ooo (Simpson’s reference – anyone? anyone?). But as I looked at my bank balance, I started to think…Why is my take home so low!? Like 85% of my generation, I utilize my employer’s direct deposit option, so I rarely even look at myContinue Reading


Just wanted to share that I passed a few tests that my employer required (one was last week, one was last night).  I passed the Series 6 which Wikipedia defines as, The Investment Company Products/Variable Life Contracts Representative Exam, commonly referred to as the Series 6, is a multiple choice exam that registers an individual to transactContinue Reading

Knowledge is Power

In my opinion, in order to truly know your candidate one must understand all sides of said candidate, and then you put those issues in to order based on your personal priorities.  It is a huge pet peeve of mine, when hippie liberal friends of mine (I have plenty as do most that went toContinue Reading

Random Promotion – DVDXPress

This is does not really have anything to do with personal finance, but I found this really cool promotion so I thought I would share.  DVDXpress says they are, a leading owner and operator of automated DVD rental systems in the United States. Since 2001, our focus has been on providing movie lovers with theContinue Reading