Monthly Archives: May 2013

Claiming after a Car Accident

Car accidents are never a pleasant experience no matter how harsh the impact.  Confidence and your general driving expertise can come into your conscious even if you were not to blame.  Experienced drivers with many years of driving under their belt have been known to resist driving again after a smash.  Even the most confidentContinue Reading

It Makes Perfect Sense that the Rich Benefit More from Deductions!

The Los Angels Times recently reported that the richest households are getting the majority of “tax breaks” and deductions built into our tax code.  Their article is based on a CBO Report titled, The Distribution of Major Tax Expenditures in the Individual Income System. First thing is first, I think it reprehensible that a non-partisanContinue Reading

Is There Really a Difference Between Opportunity vs Necessity Entrepreneur

I had never heard of the terms Necessity and Opportunity Entrepreneur until a recent CNBC article titled, “US Entrepreneurship Reaches a 14 Year High” by Heesun Wee.  Mr Wee interpreting a Babson Report states, During the depths of the recession following the 2008 financial crisis, Americans who were frustrated with not being able to find workContinue Reading

Completed My First Short Term Financial Goals and My New Set of Short Term Financial Goals

Since selling my first home and moving into my second earlier this year I had noticed that I haven’t been as focused when it came to goals regarding my finances, so I knew had to come up with a plan.  The idea, while not perfect, was to create short-term financial goals that would keep myContinue Reading

Why is Everyone Attacking Apple For Overseas Profits Not Being Taxed

I can’t figure out why the media and the masses are angry with Apple for legally not paying additional taxes.  I am not an Apple guy (for a few reasons), but I think planning for income taxes is a fantastic move on their part.  You have no patriotic duty to pay more taxes than whatContinue Reading

Quality vs Quantity over Time? Which Do You Choose

A lot of personal finance bloggers always carve out a special exception for purchasing quality or premium items. For example, you’ll read something along the lines of “I bought an apple laptop because it is a quality product and it will last me forever.” When it comes to certain items I just don’t get thatContinue Reading