Category Archives: Personal Finance

Same Sex Financial Planning is Important and Necessary

Same Sex Financial Planning is Important and Necessary

Not only do Same Sex Couples have to deal with the relationships problems we “straighties” do same sex couple have another level of problems associated with Financial and Estate Planning.  Oh by the way, I just made up the word Straighties, I hope it gets picked up. Before we start, I will let you know

My Experience in Trying to Find a Rental Car

My Experience in Trying to Find a Rental Car

The Wife and I are traveling to Florida next month and we are going to part of Florida where it is recommended that we rent a car.  Despite being 28 years old I have never rented a car before, it probably has more to do with my undeniable thirst on vacation rather than a question

Regardless of Cost or Debt You May NEED a Nice Car

Regardless of Cost or Debt You May NEED a Nice Car

I didn’t say you need an expensive car but some people need a nice car.  I know “nice” is a very subjective term, it could mean reliable, but in this post I simply mean an ascetically please car to society.  First and foremost I should mention that this post is almost entirely inspired by a fellow

Why Do I Want Multiple Streams of Income?

Freedom.  I got a reminder/wake up call tonight about why I want multiple streams of income, and it is simple it is freedom to do what I want and when I want (within reason, of course). I have mentioned in the past, that in addition to my job I also practice law, it is mainly

Make the Most of Unemployment

Make the Most of Unemployment

When our heating bill came the other day, I almost fainted. It was $479, an insanely unacceptable number. Upon further inspection, it showed that because I wasn’t home when the meter reader came for the month, our gas usage was estimated at nearly double of our actual use. “Boy, I wish I was home all