Yearly Archives: 2012

An Example of Why I am Not Sure I believe in The Efficient Market Hypothesis

Every morning I watch CNBC as I get ready for work in the morning.  I think the best part of the show, Squawk Box, are the guests and interviewees.  They literally have everyone on from the CEOs of some of the biggest companies in the world to Presidential hopefuls.  There is nothing like when theContinue Reading

First Time Buyer Checklist

Evan’s Note: With my home search heating up I figured this post by Katie was very timely. With the cost of homes and interest rates both at an all-time low, many people are tempted to become first-time homeowners. Before you even start looking for your first home, you must first have a clear picture ofContinue Reading

May 2012 Net Worth Update

While I still made positive movement this month, it was probably one of the lowest upticks I ever had since I started tracking my net worth and providing updates about 14 months ago. Calculating my Net Worth The assets I include are: My Cash Savings Accounts – This has been my main focus for wellContinue Reading

An Update on the Selling of our Home and Buying a New House

I recently mentioned that our house was on the market, so I figured I would put an update as to what was going on. Our Home Sale Not surprisingly, the non-profit in charge of selling the home did absolutely nothing for us.  Anyone work for a non-profit out there? Why do they move slower thanContinue Reading

Is Going Green Important? How to Prove Your Business is Green

When it comes to good public relations, it seems that “Going Green” is the new tactic that everyone voices as important.  People seem to think that corporate social responsibility is vital for businesses looking to enhance their standing with customers and the local community, but I am always suspect at best. First, how do youContinue Reading

Wow…I have Been At My Job for 5 Years

I realized something this morning as I walked into my office building, next month I will have been working at the same place for 5 years.  To put that in perspective: That is about one-sixth my life That is a longer tenure than I spent in high school That is a longer tenure than IContinue Reading