Author Archives: Evan

Ways to Avoid Going Broke While on Vacation

Let’s face it, going on a vacation is not cheap, especially if you plan on going somewhere very exotic. Traveling by plane will also add a major amount of money to your travel expenses. Unless you have money to burn, you owe it to yourself to do whatever you can to save as much money… Continue Reading

International Consultants Are Shaping The World’s Economic Future

The international economic scene is one that is fraught with excitement, intrigue, and more than its share of controversy. The present fiasco that the EU finds itself locked in with the threat of a Greek exit is only one of the many challenges that present themselves when international finance crosses streams with geopolitics. International Consultants… Continue Reading

Taking a Look at My Home’s Amortization Table

I recently wrote about my distaste for home ownership and I received some fantastic comments from some fellow personal finance bloggers.  While they brought up some good points they also inspired me to actually take a look at my home’s amortization schedule to actually see what is being put towards interest vs principal. What is… Continue Reading

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