Category Archives: Random

What is Valuable May not be Worth Anything – Which Do you Want?

I was sitting in a seminar about Estate Planning on Friday when the speaker said something that really stuck with me, but I am not sure what to do with this lingering feeling.  So I did what anyone who owns a blog would do, I decided to write a small post about it, with theContinue Reading

First the Alexa Rankings and Then The World

I recently joined a group of fellow personal finance bloggers with world domination in mind with a name that inspires war paint, dojos and loud manly screaming/grunting. The point of the group is to motivate each other to greatness which in my case means an eventual movie deal! Not everyone shares my goals to beContinue Reading

My Favorite Saying and a Cool New Personal Finance Blogging Group

This has very little to do with personal finance, but since its my blog I’ll share it anyway!  I am completely stealing this from my boss, but one of my favorite sayings is, I want to Build a Mutually Beneficial Relationship I use it all the time.  I used it today when I met myContinue Reading

Why Does Everyone Hate on Financial Planners? Defending Financial Advisors

Almost every personal finance blog out there (even the best of the best on my blogroll) hates on financial planners, financial advisors, investment advisors, etc., but I don’t understand all the expressed hatred.  A financial advisor could be very useful for those that need help, despite all the negative information out there. Before even starting, I willContinue Reading

How Financial Planners SHOULD Act

Due to my position at work, I get a ton of trade magazines on a daily basis.  It just so happens that “trade” in this case means law, money, financial planning magazines so that is pretty okay with me!  In my daily flipping to find out if anything life breaking has occurred I came across aContinue Reading

Good Humanitarian or Personal Finance D-Bag?

For Valentine’s Day The Wife and I took a trip into “The City” a/k/a New York City to visit The Metropolitan Museum of Art (The Met).  My Beautiful Bride is a little scrunched up in this picture since it was about 38 Degrees in NYC today!           A striking couple, huh?Continue Reading