Monthly Archives: June 2010

What is the Difference Between a Condo and Co-Op?

The difference between a Condominium (Condo) and Cooperative Corporation (Co-Op) is often confused, however, the difference is relatively easy to understand.  First and foremost it should be noted that the difference has nothing to do with how the building looks.  If the difference between the two has nothing to do with how the units look,Continue Reading

How Does this Quote from The Fountainhead Make you Feel?

After way too long I finally finished The Fountainhead by Ayn Rand.  It took me forever since I only really read when on vacation, and the book clocks in at over 700 pages.  I really liked the book and plan on re-reading it one day, but closing in on the last 100 pages or soContinue Reading

What Can John Wooden Teach us about Stock Analysis?

There are two major ways to evaluate stocks: fundamental analysis and technical analysis.  Wait, how does this apply to the legend John Wodden?   In honor of the late John Wooden, this week’s lesson is to work on your fundamentals. Groan.  Stop whining. This isn’t difficult. Fundamental analysis means assessing a company’s financial statements: taking theContinue Reading

When Operating your Side Business Remember to Value “You”

As I have talked about I have a small trusts and estate law practice (read: really small, just a handful of clients) as a sort of side business to supplement, not supplant, my day job.  When I met with one of my first clients I told him the fee for his Will and Ancillary Documents,Continue Reading

Help a Long Time My Journey to Millions Reader and Commenter

Kevin M is a long time commenter on my site…this is his question to you guys. I was inspired to write this post when I read Evan’s recent post about his friend’s lack of action to change his miserable life. Who is Kevin M? A little history – I started reading personal finance blogs aroundContinue Reading

Zero Percent Balance Transfer Is a Great Way to Start Your Debt Repayment

When I first started this blog I was really focused on getting rid of debt using my debt snowball.  However, since I paid it all off I realized I haven’t really posted it about it that much, but I was thinking bout what was one of the first steps I took to pay off allContinue Reading