Author Archives: Evan

What is a Sin Tax?

What is a Sin Tax?

I generally have a problem with most so called sin taxes.  I think my main problem with sin taxes have to do with politicians purporting them to be anything other than a way to raise money. What are Sin Taxes? Sin taxes can be defined as A state-sponsored tax that is added to products orContinue Reading

Current Discover Card Promotions

Current Discover Card Promotions

The Wife always makes fun of me when we got out because I always try to use my Discover Card, and she gets a kick when a waiter tells me they don’t take it!  But I don’t care because I love my discover card because of the 1 to 5% cash back rewards I get!Continue Reading

Remember the Main Purpose of Life Insurance

Remember the Main Purpose of Life Insurance

Sometimes I think people forget (or don’t care about) what the main purpose of life insurance is.  This post is going to ignore whether you should buy term or whole life, or whether you can create your own pension using whole life insurance, or whether you should buy life insurance on your young child, insteadContinue Reading

First Yakezie Milestone Carnival

I am very excited to host today’s Yakezie Carnival.  The Yakezie group started as a way for personal finance bloggers to help each other reach new levels by July 4, 2010 so for me to host the “last” carnival before the end of that first milestone is huge. These posts took the initiative to searchContinue Reading

Evan by the Numbers July 2010

One of the main reasons that I started this blog was to hold myself accountable, since I truly believe that Accountability Leads to Success when dealing with personal finance and me.. it is even in my FIRST post from August 2008 it is right there in the first sentence of published work on this blog!Continue Reading

Lessons Learned from Avenue Q

Lessons Learned from Avenue Q

To celebrate The Wife’s 30th Birthday I got tickets to Avenue Q off Broadway.  I will say it right up front, I am not a theater guy, but I will tell you I was laughing my butt off! Avenue Q is about, AVENUE Q is the story of Princeton, a bright-eyed college grad who comesContinue Reading