Author Archives: Evan

Dropping Some Love with LoveDrop

Love Drop is a micro-giving network of people who unite as a community to help one person or family a month. By subscribing to the team for as low as $1, they make it easy for their members to change lives in a fun and tangible way. Each month Love Drop delivers a unique combinationContinue Reading

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, andContinue Reading

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 notContinue Reading

Updating My Perpetual Income Dividend Machine

I started my perpetual income machine dividend portfolio at the beginning of last year and it has quickly become one of my favorite pieces of my financial world.  It isn’t large (yet) but it will be!  The goal is simple to find undervalued stocks only within the Dividend Aristocrat Index.  Last year I only updatedContinue Reading

Using MicroMaximus to Optimize Reward Checking Accounts

I used to be one of those guys that chased rates and bank bonuses, however, after having 12 1099s one year I figured out the math and came to the conclusion that chasing rates wasn’t worth it.  Years after I came to that conclusion the banking industry changed strides and decided to focus on rewardContinue Reading

May Net Worth Update Fan of American Express Edition

Between a combination of my side business income and market forces this was a pretty good month for my household.  On January 18, 2011 I decided to start a new way to track my net worth.  I created a private spreadsheet and zeroed out my net worth. By starting at Zero, I can share myContinue Reading