Yearly Archives: 2013

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-partisan

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 work

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 that

Caring Less about the Financial Stupidity of Others

Not sure what has happened over the past couple of years but I find myself caring less and leas about the stupidity of others with regards to piss poor financial decisions.  I am not sure if it is maturity, immaturity, age, zen focus, lack of focus, selfishness, becoming jaded, etc., but I stepped back the