Yearly Archives: 2010

Examples of Passive Income Which can Be Used to Build Multiple Streams of Income

Have you dreamed of making money while you sleep?  Did you even know that this is a possibility?  The concept is called passive income and it plays a major role in obtaining financial freedom and wealth creation. What is Passive Income? The basic principle behind passive income is to make money while you are not

My Experience in Trying to Find a Rental Car

My Experience in Trying to Find a Rental Car

The Wife and I are traveling to Florida next month and we are going to part of Florida where it is recommended that we rent a car.  Despite being 28 years old I have never rented a car before, it probably has more to do with my undeniable thirst on vacation rather than a question

Regardless of Cost or Debt You May NEED a Nice Car

Regardless of Cost or Debt You May NEED a Nice Car

I didn’t say you need an expensive car but some people need a nice car.  I know “nice” is a very subjective term, it could mean reliable, but in this post I simply mean an ascetically please car to society.  First and foremost I should mention that this post is almost entirely inspired by a fellow

Using Ellis Island Records to Find Relatives for Free

Using Ellis Island Records to Find Relatives for Free

I don’t know much about my dad’s family history, so any insight always excites me.  My dad has a limited knowledge but it isn’t his fault.  My Papou (Grandfather in Greek) was the youngest of eight and was 60 when my dad was born!  So if you do the math it is possible that all of

Be Careful When Attempting Faith Based Investing

Faith Based Investing is starting to get some press and investment companies are hearing the call, creating funds to meet that demand.  While I am Christian (Greek Orthodox to be exact) I am not a hardcore religious guy, so I don’t really get the desire to have a faith based portfolio, but more importantly, I don’t think

What are Deferred Annuities? Fixed vs. Variable Deferred Annuities

What are Deferred Annuities? Fixed vs. Variable Deferred Annuities

Annuities are easy to understand.  I already introduced the simple single premium annuity but like most things in life it gets a little bit more sophisticated.  Notice that I say sophisticated not complicated; Deferred Annuities are easy if you look at them the way I do!  There are zealots on both sides of Deferred annuities, I