Author Archives: Evan

Paying For Some of My New Home by Borrowing from Myself

I have had this idea in my head for a bit and I am almost positive I will not do go through with it, but I think it is an interesting topic nonetheless.  As many readers know I am in the midst of selling my home and purchasing a new one, and in doing soContinue Reading

Dividend Toolkit Review

While I am usually not a fan of e-books when dividend loving blogger DividendMonk asked me to review his Dividend Toolkit I knew this was going to be an exception.  Right off the bat you can tell that *this* e-book is different as it is 200 pages broken up in 6 intro topics and 6Continue Reading

Finally Rebalancing and Reallocating my 401(k)

The last time I reallocated and rebalanced my 401(k) was in 2010 and even though I have mentioned “rebalancing my 401(k)” as a goal for years, I never did anything about it.  Come to think about it besides discovering (and fixing) the fact that I was leaving money on the table regarding my match, IContinue Reading

What Monthly Expenses Exist Today That Weren’t There in the Past?

The other day I had an interesting conversation with Helaine Olen, an infinitely more talented writer than I, about what is holding back my generation and the generation below me from financial prosperity.  I was responding to a recent article by Ms. Olen titled “The Problem with Finovate” in which it is her contention that,Continue Reading

Why Does it Seem Like Public Unions Do Not Want to Face Reality?

Unlike most personal finance bloggers I share my thoughts about other issues including politically charged topics.  In the past I have explained how I don’t often agree with union/labor on the smallest of issues and to a lesser extent the teacher’s union; well we have yet another example today. I do not know a lotContinue Reading

You Can Now Get Sued for Interfering with an Expected Inheritance in California

As always nothing provided in this BRIEF post should be considered legal advice. I am not sure how this flew under my radar for so long but according to Wealth Management there is a new tort on the books in California.  The tort is Interfering with an Expected Inheritance.  For those that are not familiar withContinue Reading