Author Archives: Evan

The Basics of Personal Finance are Not Hard It Doesn’t Matter if you Make $46,000 or $460,000

The Basics of Personal Finance are Not Hard It Doesn’t Matter if you Make $46,000 or $460,000

Every single day at work, I discuss multimillion dollar estates.  Every day I get to work with balance sheets with numbers I can only dream about…hell with numbers anyone can dream about.  Just today, I saw a balance sheet with approximately $21,000,000, and it was only $21,000,000 because he didn’t want it written down that he owns another $9,000,000

All of Obama’s Proposed Taxes Listed (well not All because there are just too many)!

All of Obama’s Proposed Taxes Listed (well not All because there are just too many)!

I have never hidden my disdain for big government regardless of what political party is in charge.  I am a libertarian at heart, but only in moderation, of course.  So I got excited when I saw a post by, Executive Vice President of The Cato Institute, David Boaz, titled, “Democrats’ Voracious Search for New Tax

Studying the Obvious and Figuring Out Why Americans Are Broke

Vanguard recently highlighted portions of a book written by Connecticut College Psychology Professor Stuart Vyse titled, “Going Broke: Why Americans Can’t Hold on to Their Money*”  which attempts to provide evidence through experiments as to why, Why Americans are Broke. As long as this isn’t your first visit to a personal finance blog, or you have never picked up the WSJ or

Start 2010 Right! Free Money and Prizes

Money Crashers 2010 Give Away MoneyCrashers, a personal finance blog, is having one crazy give away: Enter the Money Crashers 2010 New Year Giveaway Bash! We’ve partnered with various finance companies and bloggers to put together over $6,200 in sweet prizes – including $1,770 in cash, $930 in gift cards, the entire line of Apple iPod