Monthly Archives: October 2012

I Lost My Job! Should I Sell My House?

Selling your home is a big decision under any circumstances. For most of us, it is the single largest asset we own. Do not make a decision of this magnitude when you are dealing with the shock of a job loss. Read over these next several paragraphs and you will be in a much betterContinue Reading

Comparing Mortgage Rates a Generation Later

I don’t think many people actually understand how low the mortgage rates really are today and how those low rates work with an amortization payment schedule to make real property purchases an amazing opportunity.  I recently had a conversation that reminded me that we are in uncharted territory historically speaking. At every twist and turnContinue Reading

Reasons to Consider Investing in Precious Metals or Other Collectibles

While not discussed often on this blog, investing in Precious metals like gold, silver, etc., or even other types of collectibles like art, stamps, etc. may be a good option for some.  (Evan’s Note: I don’t discuss the topic very often because I don’t really understand commodity investing.  What is physical gold going to doContinue Reading

A New 85 Year Old Client Has Provided More Inspiration Than She’ll Ever Know

I had a couple of crazy days in the past few weeks balancing work, this site and my small trust and estates solo law office.  It was towards one of the end of those crazy days when my 85 year old client blew my mind with something she said. I knew the day was goingContinue Reading

Traveling for International Business Purposes

More and more countries are trying to make themselves attractive to international business people.  It is surprisingly easy to find a boardroom meeting rooms in Hong Kong.  In fact, you can find a perfect place for your next corporate event in Hong Kong.  Clifton offers an ideal boardroom meeting rooms & conference venues in Hong KongContinue Reading

Would You Buy Your Life Insurance at Walmart?

Bloomberg reported earlier this month that MetLife, the largest life insurer in America, is going to be selling prepaid life insurance on the shelves of Walmart.  The article explains the transaction and prices pretty simply, A one-year policy, providing a $10,000 death benefit, is advertised at $69 for people ages 18 to 44. Those 60Continue Reading