Author Archives: Evan

The 241st Carnival of Personal Finance

I was excited to be picked to host the 241st Edition of the Carnival of Personal Finance.  There were over 70 submissions to the Carnival this week!  I have read every single one below (to those that didn’t make it I am sorry) and can tell you each one will either teach you something orContinue Reading

Carnival of Money Stories 2

I like hosting in Carnivals because it forces me to read a ton of usually great posts from authors and bloggers that I don’t usually check out.  Carnival of Money Stories has a great objective, A weekly blog carnival where individuals share their stories/experiences with money So all those great authors and bloggers who submittedContinue Reading

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 $9,000,000Continue Reading

Why Doesn’t Anyone Feel Remorse When it Comes to High Earners and Income Taxes?

A bad ass blogger, Financial Samurai, made a comment on my blog today that really got to me.  His comment was in response to my post Listing Most of Obama’s Proposed Taxes.  Sam, as his random blogger buddies who live across the country call him, said, It’s one of those things where one should recognizeContinue Reading

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 TaxContinue Reading

I Think there is Something Wrong with my Generation! Hints when Looking for a Job

A co-worker of mine is looking for an assistant, so he put up a few ads on the main online sites.  What he got back was astounding, it made me actually cringe and laugh all at the same time.  Please hear me out, your name will be “googled” and “facebooked”  whenever your resume is pickedContinue Reading