Author Archives: Evan

July 2015 Net Worth Update

Starting in April I decided I was going to proactively do at least one thing to better my personal finance situation at the most basic of levels.  This provides me the opportunity to get back to the roots regarding my personal finance situation.  It is easy to take your eye off the ball after running… Continue Reading

2 Areas of Personal Finance Often Overlooked

I find it amazing how many of us don’t learn about our personal finances until the very moment that we’re trying to dig ourselves out of the heaping pile of debt we’re under. However, if I really sit back and think about it… that’s the way most things are. We fail to prepare and only… Continue Reading

What All Adults Should Know About their Own Personal Finances

I am not sure how many people with out a personal finance blog actually know how they are doing with their personal finances.  I can’t imagine that many people actually take account of their net worth or even how much debt they actually have.  At most, maybe, someone will know their 401(k) balance.  Notwithstanding, there… Continue Reading

I Hate Being a Homeowner

No one really talks about it, but I hate being a homeowner.  Nope, I hate it.  I hate it so much that I used a color font for probably the second time in the 8 years of running this site.  Since purchasing my home I have had to: Do masonry work on my fireplace since… Continue Reading

Are Some Government Officials Idiots or Blind to Reality?

Over the past 6 or so years of blogging I have been pretty open regarding my disdain for most people in government whether it be at the local level or the Federal level.  I think my anger has to do mostly with the complete disregard of possible unintended consequences.  For example, back in 2011 the… Continue Reading