Author Archives: Evan

How Much Liquidity Do You Want?

I am currently in operation horde cash, for two reasons, we want to eventually move (within a year to 18 months) and cash is king when negotiating, and two we are expecting our first child at the end of the year. I am no where near where I want to be, but as I reviewedContinue Reading

Happy 30th Birthday to The Wife

In honor of The Wife’s 30th Birthday I thought I’d go through the archives and find some of my favorite posts about her, from her, or that having something she did that made me nutty. My favorite post is from 2 long years ago when I declared that My Wife was My Greatest Asset HowContinue Reading

Does Income Change Who You Are as a Spender? or your Tastes?

When The Wife and I normally go away, we keep to the all inclusive resorts out of the country.  Why? Well I have been known to drink a few cocktails and we just like to not have to worry about any sort of bill at the end of our trip.  However, when we were planningContinue Reading

What is the Difference Between a Condo and Co-Op?

The difference between a Condominium (Condo) and Cooperative Corporation (Co-Op) is often confused, however, the difference is relatively easy to understand.  First and foremost it should be noted that the difference has nothing to do with how the building looks.  If the difference between the two has nothing to do with how the units look,Continue Reading

How Does this Quote from The Fountainhead Make you Feel?

After way too long I finally finished The Fountainhead by Ayn Rand.  It took me forever since I only really read when on vacation, and the book clocks in at over 700 pages.  I really liked the book and plan on re-reading it one day, but closing in on the last 100 pages or soContinue Reading

When Operating your Side Business Remember to Value “You”

As I have talked about I have a small trusts and estate law practice (read: really small, just a handful of clients) as a sort of side business to supplement, not supplant, my day job.  When I met with one of my first clients I told him the fee for his Will and Ancillary Documents,Continue Reading