Tag Archives: Rant

Just when I Thought I Figured Out the Government They Start to Count Same Sex Couples in the Census

This is not a Personal Finance or Estate Planning post, but rather is part of “Are you Freaking Serious Fridays” where I take the last day of the week just simply to bitch and complain about whatever topic I feel is necessary to complain about. Let me make this abundantly clear, I am for gayContinue Reading

Are you Freaking Serious Fridays are Born

I don’t really follow a structure when blogging, I just write.  Sometimes its good, sometimes its not, but some of my favorite posts to write are the ones where I am complaining and bitching, and since those are the posts with the most comments I guess the reader likes it too! It doesn’t matter whetherContinue Reading

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.  TheContinue Reading

When Will Auto Makers Get it? Kia Motors must think the American Consumer is an Idiot

I watch way too much tv, and I recently I have been seeing a commercial lately for the Kia Forte which has intrigued me: This commercial piqued my interest because it announces that a $14,000 car has both Satellite Radio and Bluetooth standard. The commercial did its job because it got me to check outContinue Reading

Finally Some Justice – Reverse Discrimination Takes a Hit (Ricci v. DeStefano)

Despite writing a personal finance blog, I enjoy chatting up politics and I think I have been very open about my political views, which are basically libertarian in nature.  I generally believe the government is a necessary evil and as such I want to keep it as small as possible.  The way I look atContinue Reading

You Have to Prepare for Retirement – Do Not Depend on the Government

Today I received a very interesting Fidelity Credit Card offer.  This particular rewards card placed my 2% cash back directly into my IRA with Fidelity.  Interesting, right? I thought this was really cool.  Don’t worry I didn’t partake, because, as we discussed, I am in operation eradicate consumer debt.  But it got me thinking: RetirementContinue Reading