Author Archives: Evan

Planning for Your Children’s Education

If you have children, you may already be thinking about how you are going to cover the cost of the future education. It is very true that education is not cheap and parents can expect to pay well into the thousands of dollars, if not hundreds of thousands of dollars, for their kid’s education. This

We are Expecting Our Second Child

I excited to announce that The Wife and I are expecting our second child.  The video is of us telling our son about it last night.  I don’t go into that much detail about my personal life because I don’t think it is what people want to read, but maybe I am wrong! It is

There are Amazing Investment Lessons in Warren Buffett’s Shareholder Letters Part Two

When I finished Warren Buffet’s authorized biography The Snowball: Warren Buffett and the Business of Life last month I knew I wasn’t done delving into all that is Buffett.  I immediately downloaded all of his shareholder letters.  If you are new to Buffett (beyond reading what other’s think he is thinking on investment sites) I would recommend

Why Most People Should Be In Favor of the Federal Estate Tax

I think it is a very easy and popular position to be against the federal estate tax (affectionately known as the “death tax”).  The arguments against the estate tax range from the simple, “the government should death tax it is hard enough” to the bit more sophisticated, “the decedent was already taxed on all earnings

Net Worth Update March 2014

I selfishly come back to this site a day or two after a new month to update and share my net worth growth (or loss).  Why is it selfish? I don’t think readers other than the few who, have taken a vested interest in my success, get a whole lot out of these net worth