Yearly Archives: 2010

Is Evan a Personal Finance D-Bag Part 2?

Is Evan a Personal Finance D-Bag Part 2?

Last time I asked the question of whether I was a personal finance D-Bag I went to The Met and paid the full “suggested” price to get in.  I couldn’t decide if I was a good humanitarian or a personal finance blogger d-bag.  I got some great responses, If you can afford to pay the

Would You Opt Out of The Social Security Ponzi Scheme?

Would You Opt Out of The Social Security Ponzi Scheme?

Maybe the title is a little unfair, but take a look at the definition of a Ponzi Scheme by the SEC and tell me Social Security as it exists today doesn’t fit? A Ponzi scheme is an investment fraud that involves the payment of purported returns to existing investors from funds contributed by new investors.

Why You Should Try To Get the Smallest Tax Refund Possible?

Why You Should Try To Get the Smallest Tax Refund Possible?

It may seem like a great idea to expect a large tax refund year after year. Many people anticipate their refunds with plans to use them for vacations and other luxuries they otherwise don’t plan and save for in any other way. However, while you may be used to waiting once a year to a