Author Archives: Evan

First the Alexa Rankings and Then The World

I recently joined a group of fellow personal finance bloggers with world domination in mind with a name that inspires war paint, dojos and loud manly screaming/grunting. The point of the group is to motivate each other to greatness which in my case means an eventual movie deal! Not everyone shares my goals to beContinue Reading

Comparatively Speaking A Million Dollars is Still a lot of Freaking Money

I read a news story recently that reminded me that I hate when I hear, “a million dollars is not what it used to be.”    Well duh!  But come on it is still a lot of money, and it is hard to save and frugal yourself to a Million Dollars. Increase in Millionaire Households in AmericaContinue Reading

Evan By The Numbers March 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..  Oh so you want to question my belief? Check out my FIRST post from August 2008 it is right there in the first sentence ofContinue Reading

Don’t Blame Others for Your Debt Get up and Do Something About It!

When is ignoring debt a good idea? Never.  What about blaming others for a debt? Never.   A buddy of mine called me today under the guise that he had a legal question.  So being the good friend that I am, I said shoot. Turns out he went to a lender for promises of a personal loan which would consolidateContinue Reading

Experiences with Auto Refinancing – HELP ME!

When I first decided to speed up the payments for my auto loan I didn’t want to refinance or research refinancing because my credit score wasn’t anything substantially higher than when the loan was created.  However, since I am part of the TransUnion Settlement and get my credit score and report free until September 2010Continue Reading

My Favorite Saying and a Cool New Personal Finance Blogging Group

This has very little to do with personal finance, but since its my blog I’ll share it anyway!  I am completely stealing this from my boss, but one of my favorite sayings is, I want to Build a Mutually Beneficial Relationship I use it all the time.  I used it today when I met myContinue Reading