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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

Most People Should See a Qualified Attorney When Drafting an Estate Plan

I know Warren Buffet has said multiple times, “Never ask a barber if you need a haircut” but this estate planning attorney believes that almost everyone needs a will, and to boot, I think most people should see a qualified attorney to draft the proper documents.  The need stems from the basic premise that most… Continue Reading

Free Community College Won’t Solve Any Problems and May Lead to Unintended Consequences

Recently, President Obama proclaimed that he wants to provide free community college for those that want to work for it: Free Education! A fantastic goal, however, I believe there are two unintended consequences that will be discussed years after this program is enacted (if it is ever enacted at all).  Of course, politicians either often… Continue Reading

Risky Investments and Recovering From a Substantial Stock Loss

Earlier this year I swore off gambling in the stock market, vowing to keep my investments just that, investments.  Well the investment club I am involved still has an appetite for it.  I actually don’t mind because this provides me with some exposure to that world without risking “my” money (yes, some of it is… Continue Reading