Category Archives: Random

Should you Dream about Winning the Lottery?

Should you Dream about Winning the Lottery?

Forget your personal/religious feelings when it comes to gambling, or even your view of state sponsored gambling (i.e. the lottery) when it comes to a public policy or as it relates to taxes, it is fun and cheap to play for the slight chance of a win a ton of cold cash. We all know… Continue Reading

Happy First Birthday My Journey to Millions

Happy First Birthday My Journey to Millions

It is shocking that I wrote my first post the first week of August one year ago!   In that post I discussed my credit card debt, and how much I hated it.  Well, the Wife and I in honor of fighting off the credit card demons for one full year we are raiding some… Continue Reading

Do you Develop and Utilize The Talents and Functional Skills of Friends and Family?

Do you Develop and Utilize The Talents and Functional Skills of Friends and Family?

My Sister-in-Law and her boyfriend, are great people, but they did something last week which my made head spin. They signed a contract to buy a home for $250,000 without having an attorney review it. The document was 21 pages in length, and contained paragraph upon paragraph that is likely not to be considered English… Continue Reading

What States Watch Internet Porn the Most?

What States Watch Internet Porn the Most?

CNBC is airing a special on Wednesday, July 15, 2009 titled, “Porn – Business of Pleasure.”  Whenever CNBC does one of these specials, they supplement the hype with random quiznodes and facts on their accompanying site and along with that special they are having. Well CNBC provides us with the Top US States for Online Pornography.  The… Continue Reading

Save on Legal Costs – Hints and Tips

Save on Legal Costs – Hints and Tips

Bankrate/CNBC just posted an article titled, “7 Ways to Save on Legal Advice” written by G.M. Filisko. I have previously discussed the need for a professional when it comes to estate planning and advanced personal finance moves.  Well, professionals are usually expensive in terms of out of pocket up front costs (vs. money & time… Continue Reading

Oblivious Investing – Building Wealth by Ignoring the Noise Book Review

Oblivious Investing – Building Wealth by Ignoring the Noise Book Review

I had the opportunity to review Mike Piper’s newest book, “Oblivious Investing: Building Wealth by Ignoring the Noise.*”  Mike is the author of a great blog of the same name, Oblivious Investing. The book follows conversations between Shannon, the investing newbie and her wise Uncle Toby.  Every conversation they have starts with small talk and… Continue Reading