Category Archives: Random

Calculating The Math Behind Converting From Oil Heat to Gas Heat

When The Wife and I bought our home almost a year ago we knew that one of the first projects we wanted to do was converting from oil heat to gas heat.  I thought this project would be a few years out but after receiving my 2nd $400+ Bill in the month of December I

Reviewing how Kiplinger’s Stock Picks for 2013 Performed

I always hated those articles that take a moment in time and provide the reader with the “best” stocks using just a paragraph of justification. They don’t seem to make any sense to me, but I am sure they sell magazines. Every year or so I take a look at the list and actually call

Could You Even Imagine Living During the Great Depression?

I just recently started reading The Snowball a Warren Buffet biography by Alice Schroeder, and being that the oracle of Omaha was born around the era of the Great Depression it invariably comes up as a topic.   I am not that deep into the book but interestingly enough Warren’s parents actually seemed to have continue to prosper

My 32nd Birthday Post

I think the coolest thing about running a blog where I can share personal information is the ability to look back and place myself when I wrote something in the past. My Previous Birthday Posts My 27th Birthday Post My 28th Birthday Post My 29th Birthday Post  My 30th Birthday Post  My 31st Birthday Post

Personal Finance, Mobile Banking & The Virtual World

With an avid interest in technology and personal finance, I decided to explore the connection between the two. And during the research, I discovered two important aspects: 1.  People are making themselves flexible to the digital aspect of finance, such as mobile banking. 2.  People are also using digital devices to enhance the productivity of

When Do You Stop Following Your Passions

The following is a guest post from Martin of Studenomics, where he helps you become financially free by 30. Life’s too precious to waste it away being in debt or always pissed off. Does there come a point where you grow up and give up on a failing business/passion? I strongly believe so. “IF YOU’RE