Author Archives: Evan

What Do You Have to Do Mathematically to Get to Your Goal

What Do You Have to Do Mathematically to Get to Your Goal

At least 3 times a month this great blogger named Crystal discusses her goal to become free of a traditional job and it got me to thinking about what she actually has to do to achieve her goal.  It doesn’t work for everyone but breaking down larger goals into smaller, obtainable short-term goals provides me

Using DealTracker to Save Money

Using DealTracker to Save Money

Recently I wrote a post about using online promotional codes, and I found another useful site called, DealTaker.   In the original post I shared that I always go online to find a promotional code before buying anything online. It’s just common sense. If you can save money on shipping, or get a percentage off why wouldn’t you?

Would You Buy a United States Government Annuity?

Would You Buy a United States Government Annuity?

As the baby boomers get older and older it is almost impossible to pick up a financial publication that doesn’t discuss turning one’s nest egg into a stream of income.  It has been a while since I explained both an immediate annuity and deferred annuities, but basically they are financial products that turn a sum

Dropping Some Love with LoveDrop

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The Misunderstanding Most Investors Make

The Misunderstanding Most Investors Make

I’ll be honest that I am not fully convinced as to what investment style works, and I am alright with that since my response is to have a little bit of everything. I have an actively managed dividend portfolio, a 401(k) made up mostly of actively managed mutual funds, a whole life insurance policy, and

Using PromotionCode to Find Coupon Codes

When it comes to ordering things online, I am always looking for ways to save money.  It is amazing what extra savings you can find out there just by doing an online search of any particular store or website. The problem is that you are stuck going through so many that are old or not