Author Archives: Evan

Helping One Person at a Time With Micro Giving

J. Money from Budgets are Sexy has teamed up with his buddy named, Nate St. Pierre to create an amazing project called “Love Drop.”  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,…Continue Reading

I Have No Idea Why But I Feel the Need to Prove Myself to Retailers

I was having a conversation with The Wife the other day and she blatantly called me out, telling me that I may have problems.  I am well aware that there are things I just don’t “get” but at least this one is internal struggle. At my bank (national TBTF Bank) when there is a long line,…Continue Reading

The Don’t Complain About Money If You Do This February Net Worth Update

The Don’t Complain About Money If You Do This February Net Worth Update

Net Worth Update 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.  This way I can share my progress each month, going forward without revealing how much is in my savings account, 401(k), etc. What assets am…Continue Reading

Cable and Satellite Companies You Can Do Better

Cable and Satellite Companies You Can Do Better

I hate my current cable and internet provider, Cablevision / OptOnline, literally hate.  I always have hated cablevision, like most cable companies they depended on a monopoly to drive their terrible customer service and inflated prices. Watching my parents fight with Cablevision growing up, I swore that I would never be a cablevision customer, however,…Continue Reading

Is My State Financially Literate?

Is My State Financially Literate?

FINRA, The U.S. Department of the Treasury and the President’s Council on Financial  Literacy came together to survey American across the country to determine those States with the most and least amount of financial literacy.  Specifically, The Financial Capability Study, …highlights how many Americans are disadvantaged by their lack of financial capability, and offers a…Continue Reading