Yearly Archives: 2010

Why the Type of Life Insurance you Buy Doesn’t Matter

For a lot of people who are shopping for life insurance, one of the first questions they ask themselves is, “what type of life insurance should I buy?” This question usually ends with some form of “whole life” or “term life,” as though those are the only two options. That’s the wrong way to thinkContinue Reading

Thank You Fellow Bloggers!

In today’s internet, I feel like people don’t usually check out the a blogger’s blogroll, so as a way to say thank you I wanted to list the blogs that I read almost daily. My Blog Roll AllFinancialMatters Bad Money Advice Bargaineering Bible Money Matters Budgets are Sexy. Cash Money Life Clever Dude Finances &Continue Reading

Are Prepaid Debit Cards Worth it? Pros and Cons of Using Prepaid Debit Cards

Prepaid debit cards offer the ease of a credit card without the drawbacks of a credit card.  Also, they are a simple and effective way to budget finances during this recession.  However, it is important to know the pros and cons of using a prepaid debit card before using one. Pros of Using a PrepaidContinue Reading

Switzerland Oldest Bank Says F.U. America

When everything was going down with UBS, a different Swiss banking firm came out with a very strongly worded letter bashing the United States.  I have no idea how this possibly got past my radar, but it did. The Swiss Banking firm, which claims to be the oldest in the country, founded in 1741, is known as Wegelin &Continue Reading

Three Common Qualities of High Net Worth Individual’s Balance Sheets

I recently wrote that it doesn’t matter whether you make $46,000 a year or $460,000 the basics of personal finance are always the same, and one of my readers/fellow blogger, Investor Junkie, made a comment, @Evan: It would be great if you could write a few blog posts on your observations you’ve had working withContinue Reading

Is there Anything More Important than Money when it comes to a Job?

There are a ton of people who either love their job, and alternatively, there are a ton of people who hate their job but the money is just too much to pass up.  But is there anything more important than the money? Are there characteristics about a job that make it amazing? What does Evan Do?Continue Reading