Author Archives: Evan

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

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