Author Archives: Evan

September 2012 Net Worth Update

Every month since January 2011 I have shared how my net worth has changed from the month before, year to date and even the growth since I started this experiment.  I share just the progress and not the actual numbers.This absolute zero method has its obvious draw backs like you don’t know if I startedContinue Reading

How I Make Money Blogging

I have shared a lot of my financial details on this site including my investment strategies, my growing net worth and even a secret business I want to open up, but I have never discussed how this blog operates as a business.  Until today.  I have no real interest in running the type of blogContinue Reading

Analyzing the Prepayments on One of My Student Loans

As I made my monthly payment the other day on one of my student loans I wondered how much I have saved in interest over the years by adding to the principal some months.  Since the lender didn’t provide me with that information I almost looked at it as a challenge to see whether IContinue Reading

Keeping Myself Accountable to my Football Endeavors

If you follow me on twitter you’ll randomly see pictures from me playing cards or going into a casino.  I really enjoy gambling.  That being said, I don’t ever spend all that much doing so…I get a sick feeling in my stomach knowing that one hand, one roll, etc cost me too much (Side note:Continue Reading

Why I Purchased Whole Life Insurance on My Child and Why I think EVERYONE Should Consider Doing So

When Jeff Rose asked me to partake in his Life Insurance Movement I cringed and ignored it at first glance.  I disagree with 97% of bloggers and personal finance when it comes to life insurance.  I believe that when it comes to life insurance the majority of people simply regurgitate so-called experts as opposed toContinue Reading

A Covered Call Traditional IRA Update–The Great, The Good and The Bad

After years of largely ignoring my small traditional IRA I decided in March of this year it was about time to try out a covered call investment strategy I had thought about for a long time. The plan was to find undervalued equities with a market cap of at least $200 Million, a positive P/E,Continue Reading