Monthly Archives: August 2010

Selling Your Structured Settlement

What is a Structured Settlement?  According to JG Went Worth, A structured settlement is a financial package that allows court-awarded compensation to be paid in regular installments rather than in one lump sum. These installments may be paid over a fixed period or over the recipient’s lifetime. Because each is tailor-made for the individual case, the structureContinue Reading

Starting a Business Is Cheaper Than Ever Before

 Whenever people start telling me their business ideas I start going into over drive almost feeding off their excitement and intensity.  Talking about starting a business or building an idea gets me pumped.  I start spouting off pros, cons, asking a ton of questions and am generally happy for that person and their breakthrough idea. Continue Reading

Does Money Buy Happiness? Evan’s Theory

How often do you hear that cliché statement, “Money doesn’t buy happiness”?  Well I think it does, and I have a theory on it! Money Does Buy Happiness Theory It is only a theory because I can’t prove it, although I am sure someone much smarter than I can prove it.  I was having aContinue Reading

Are Generation Y-ers Different? Do I follow the Stereotypes?

I was reading an article today titled “Serving Gen Y Now: Advice on branding, service and capturing Gen Y – and its assets – now” in the August 2010 edition of Investment Advisor and it got me to thinking do I follow the mold of what people perceive Generation Yers to be?  Generation Yers are those bornContinue Reading

What do you Think of “Sure” Investment Articles?

Whenever I see an article titled like the The Wall Street Journal’s, Ten Money Moves that Will Always Pay Off, I always read it.  Always.  I have no idea why I am attracted to lists like this.  It may have to do with the search for that elusive financial unicorn? or the quest for knowledge?Continue Reading

What are Payday Loans? Should you Use Them?

Payday Loans are blasted throughout the personal finance world, to be avoided at all costs, but what exactly is a payday loan? What is a Payday Loan? According to The Payday Place, a pay day advance is, a loan that can get you a sum of money (usually a few hundred dollars) to tide youContinue Reading