Author Archives: Evan

Can You Tell One Scotch from One Another? Price Versus Preference

I have a buddy who is an amazing chef and better, he loves to host and set up breakfasts and dinners.  This past Saturday he prepared a 5 course meal with 6 scotches that ranged from a free bottle to a $130 bottle for 6 buddies (I was one of them).  Five out of theContinue Reading

What is a Margin Investment Account? Applying for a Margin Account with Fidelity

A pretty conservative co-worker came to me today and said it is ‘time to bet against the market President Obama is speaking on Thursday and the market consistently falls when he speaks about the economy’ and it got me to thinking about ‘betting against the market.’  I don’t short stocks, it isn’t that I amContinue Reading

Who Runs Your Financial Household? Is it a One Captain or Two Captain Ship?

I have been married a little bit over 3 years, (married in June of 2008) and in that time The Wife and I have sort of fallen into our roles when it comes to the household chores, however, this wasn’t always the case.  In the beginning it was fiscal chaos.  She was paying some ofContinue Reading

September Net Worth Update–Nominated for a Plutas Edition

Earlier this year I started tracking my net worth, but wasn’t entirely comfortable putting the number completely out there, so I came up with a system where I on January 18, 2011 I took my positive net worth made it a zero.  Feel free to check out my absolute zero net worth post.  This wayContinue Reading

Income Tax Planning for Savings Bonds

I can’t believe it was almost three years ago that I researched Estate Planning and Savings Bonds, wow time flies!  Notwithstanding, there are various tax strategies when dealing with your Savings bonds.  The first has to do when you should “choose” to pay tax on the interest gained and the second has to do withContinue Reading

7 Links–My Journey to Millions

I have never participated in a Blog meme but when Glen from Free From Broke called me out, how do I not rise to the occasion? I am supposed to pick out: Your most beautiful post Your most popular post Your most controversial post Your most helpful post A post whose success surprised you AContinue Reading