Author Archives: Evan

Evan’s Biggest Fear

Evan’s Biggest Fear

I feel like it has been a while since I just laid it on the line about myself.  In 2.5 years of blogging I don’t think I have really explained what I think drives me.  Before we get to the juicy stuff, first I should tell you what inspired this post.  I was on my wayContinue Reading

Money Can do Good Things Money Can do Bad Things

Money Can do Good Things Money Can do Bad Things

I was reading the January/February 2011 issue of Money Magazine when I came across the “Readers to the Rescue Section.”  This particular issue’s question was “Is it okay to stipulate in a  will how inherited funds may be spend?”  First, thing is first, someone’s will is based on the eventual decedent’s testamentary intent, and ifContinue Reading

Updating My Value Dividend Portfolio

Updating My Value Dividend Portfolio

One of my favorite parts of my financial “empire” is my Dividend Portfolio (a/k/a Perpetual Income Machine).  While it is not big by any stretch of the imagination worth only a couple grand, I have been throwing more and more money at it per month so I feel that it deserves more attention.  Actually, IContinue Reading

What Do I Need to Bring to My CPA or Accountant

What Do I Need to Bring to My CPA or Accountant

Despite helping people in my life with their taxes I use an Accountant.  There are a couple reasons why I use one: The Wife is Self Employed complicating our situation a bit I have self employment income which is growing After our meeting with our CPA I don’t feel the stress I did when IContinue Reading