Yearly Archives: 2009

Determining your Testamentary Intent and Avoiding Common Mistakes

I truly believe that everyone needs a will and have provided reason after reason why you need to create a Last Will and Testament ASAP.  These reasons include: Proper Distribution of Assets – Both in terms fo what you want and what is most efficient Guardianship Issues – Who is going to take care of children ofContinue Reading

Obama Does a Television Commercial for D-Rated Celebrity George Lopez

This is not a Personal Finance or Estate Planning post, but rather is part of “Are you Freaking Serious Fridays” where I take the last day of the week just simply to bitch and complain about whatever topic I feel is necessary to complain about. So I am watching Family Guy on TBS (don’t judgeContinue Reading

Paying Back Social Security to Increase Future Payments

Let’s say you are reaching age 62 and you are worried that your income stream is going to dry up, so you opt to start your Social Security Payments.  Everything is going swimmingly and then you come into a large sum of cash at age 64…now you don’t need your social security income anymore! You are savingContinue Reading

Carnival of Money Stories 2 #23

I take hosting a Carnival seriously;  I take it seriously because I hate reading other Carnivals that fail to keep the essence of the Carnival by allowing every single entry, regardless of applicability.   The Carnival of Money Stories’ mission is simple: A weekly blog carnival where individuals share their stories/experiences with money I have readContinue Reading

Congress – Don’t Worry About Actual Numbers

This is not a Personal Finance or Estate Planning post, but rather is part of “Are you Freaking Serious Fridays” where I take the last day of the week just simply to bitch and complain about whatever topic I feel is necessary to complain about. The Tax Foundation posted The Revenue Impact of the BacausContinue Reading

Best New Show on Television – Shark Tank

I have found easily the best new show on television.  It is called Shark Tank!  From Wapedia, Each episode features a series of investment proposals from the owner(s) of a business. The presentation must request a specific sum of money from the Sharks and offer up a certain percentage ownership stake the business in exchange.Continue Reading