Yearly Archives: 2011

Why I Will be Purchasing Life Insurance on My Newborn Baby

I distinctly remember the pain and helplessness I felt when The Wife and I lost our first baby in utero to a blighted ovum, and that wasn’t a child I had the honor of raising. I am not sure how I would handle if anything were to happen to my son, but I do knowContinue Reading

Do You Know Your Net Worth?

Measuring financial progress is essential when trying to improve your financial situation, yet if you have no benchmark to measure your progress against then how do you know how well you are progressing? Using your net worth is a great quick and easy way of how you can do this. What does net worth mean?Continue Reading

New Way to Save Money…Have a Child

You do not have to search far on the internet to find tips on how to save money when you are expecting a baby, have a baby or raising a child, but over the past 2 months I have noticed something in both the joint checking account I have with The Wife and my singleContinue Reading

Increased Regulation of Forex Markets and Brokers Upcoming

After releasing new regulations to govern retail foreign exchange dealers in September 2010, the US Commodity Future Trading Commission (CFTC) is now beginning to penalize dealers who remain non-compliant. The new CFTC regulations were implemented as a part of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act and the Food, Conservation, and Energy ActContinue Reading

Helping One Person at a Time With Micro Giving

J. Money from Budgets are Sexy has teamed up with his buddy named, Nate St. Pierre to create an amazing project called “Love Drop.”  Love Drop is a micro-giving network of people who unite as a community to help one person or family a month. By subscribing to the team for as low as $1,Continue Reading

3 Income Investments for Retirement

In Ecclesiastes, the Bible tells us that “to every thing there is a season.” The season of retirement is famously a time for preservation of capital and maximization of income, not for aggressive risk-taking. Some options, like savings accounts and Certificates of Deposit, emphasize preservation of capital to the exclusion of almost all else, tradingContinue Reading