Yearly Archives: 2012

June 2012 Net Worth Update My First Negative Month! and a Housing Update

I have been tracking my Net worth since January 2011 and while it took a long time the inevitable has finally happened my net worth dropped month over month!  I am pretty pissed since I did everything right this month.  I put my standard amount into cash savings , paid off the standard amount of…Continue Reading

Trying to Understand Long Term Care Insurance

At the heart of every insurance contract is a shifting of risk to someone more likely to handle it better in exchange for a set of premiums which the insurer hopes it can invest way better than you or I for various reasons.  While I am entirely too young to consider Long Term Care Insurance…Continue Reading

Dealing with Debt: Which Solution is Best for You?

If you are one of the many people who are currently struggling with debt, you are probably on the lookout for some sound advice. The fact is, there exists four main options for dealing with debt. These are debt consolidation, a debt management plan, individual voluntary arrangement and bankruptcy. Here we take a look at…Continue Reading

Updating my Covered Call Traditional IRA

It has been almost two months since I have provided an update to my Traditional IRA which is used to primarily purchase Covered Calls.   I am not sure if I should be quoting myself but as a brief reminder about the account: My goal is to find companies with a market cap of at least…Continue Reading

Do People Consider The Economy When Choosing a Major? A No Statistic Discussion of the Topic

Considering I graduated from college in 2003 and law school in 2006 I feel like I am pretty far removed from academia.  That became even more evident when I went to my younger brother’s MBA Graduation Ceremony.  He received his MBA from where I received my undergraduate degree and if you think I enjoy life…Continue Reading

I Love Eduardo Saverin’s Move to Become an Ex-Pat

I write this post on the eve of facebook going public tomorrow (actually today since I am writing this after 12am), and while I don’t get the hype about the facebook IPO this is a buzz that is unavoidable.  Part of that buzz is the news story that one of the co-founders of facebook, Eduardo…Continue Reading