Author Archives: Evan

Tradeking Almost Gives me a Heart Attack with an Erroneous Margin Call

Tradeking Almost Gives me a Heart Attack with an Erroneous Margin Call

I haven’t really talked about it too much on here, but I have an account with TradeKing. The reason I don’t talk about it is because I have moved away from the original purpose of the account, so the account just sort of sits there dormant with a few holdings fluctuating between $1,500 and $1,800.

What to do if You Discover A Default Judgment?

What to do if You Discover A Default Judgment?

I received a distressing comment from a reader the other day on my post defining a Default Judgment.  Amanda wrote, I have a question there is a judgment against me for not paying a credit card bill. I was enrolled with a co. called REDACTED they were supposed to help me settle my debts but

Building an Empire Using Mind Mapping

Building an Empire Using Mind Mapping

When going through a plan or idea I have always needed to prepare a corresponding visual organizational chart.  In doing so it provides me with the ability to categorize priorities and flush out action steps.  I had no idea this type of behavior had a name, Mind Mapping. Until recently I would do plan out

My Journey to Millions Around the Web

I have been picked up as a contributing blogger at Money Crashers.  My First post describing how to easily calculate The Federal Estate Tax went live a couple days ago.  I also wanted to highlight some of the carnivals I was featured in this past week: My Post describing my theory that Money Does Buy Happiness was a top

Examples of Public Waste Projects

While I go back and forth on whether I believe Keynesian Economics works in to the extent that it is being employed by the current Administration (and the last one for that matter) I am positive about one thing about Keynesian Economics – when the public is footing the bill waste will be plentiful. One of my

Are Your Work Hours Optimal? You May Need to Change Your Hours to Succeed

Are Your Work Hours Optimal? You May Need to Change Your Hours to Succeed

I don’t understand the hours of some businesses and the choices made by some self employed/semi-self employed people. The other day I went into my bank to deposit money and see my buddy’s brother who is “my banker.”  I went during when I was taking lunch, because that was convenient for me.  When I figured