Monthly Archives: December 2011

The Value of Earning a Side Income

I never appreciated the value of a side income until I started earning one. Before I started blogging, all my income came through a regular job lost most people. But when my blog started making a little money, we kept the cash separate from our monthly budget. We gave some to charity, which was veryContinue Reading

Regardless of Faith Is Sharia or Muslim Based Investing For You?

I recently read an interesting article on Shariah, or Islamic Law, based investing and I found it very interesting.  The article titled, “Profiting From Morality” was in November’s Issue of Investment Advisor Magazine.  Within the Article it mentioned one estimate that this niche has somewhere in the range of $900 to $1 trillion of assetsContinue Reading

How A Cash Advance Can Help Your Credit Score

People are concerned with their credit scores, but few realize how a cash advance can radically alter their financial outlook. When bills pile up, it makes good financial sense to consider a payday loan. By getting bills paid, establishing a good credit history, and demonstrating financial discipline, a cash advance can help everyone get intoContinue Reading

How Pensioners Can Beat the Tax Man by Saving with ISAs

More than 19 million people in the UK save money in ISAs – many of them pensioners, and many of them use stocks and shares ISAs. This can be a good way to limit your tax liabilities on investments, as you are not required to pay any tax on the interest or dividends you earnContinue Reading

Dividend Investment Portfolio December 2011 Update

If you follow my blog you may remember that my original Perpetual Income Machine eventually morphed into my dividend investment portfolio.  Now every couple months I update those specific stocks which are on my “watch list” for the following months to come. While the stocks I am purchasing change every few months, I never sellContinue Reading

Happy First Birthday My Boy!

Dear Christian, I can’t believe that it was about this time one year ago when your mom (a/k/a The Wife) said the scariest words I have ever heard in my life “My Water Just Broke!”  I proceeded to act like a stereotypical male running around packing bags and getting dressed when she informed me weContinue Reading