Most People that Tell You They Don’t Want to be Wealthy are Lying

This post is completely inspired by a post by a recent tongue in cheek post (I swear I have never used that saying before, and I don’t think I will again) by Joe over at Personal Finance by The Book.  Joe starts the post by telling a story, I have a friend who told me, “Joe,Continue Reading

Evan By Numbers May 2010

One of the main reasons that I started this blog was to hold myself accountable, since I truly believe that Accountability Leads to Success when dealing with personal finance and me.. it is even in my FIRST post from August 2008 it is right there in the first sentence of published work on this blog! I updatedContinue Reading

Is Home Remodeling Really an Investment? Is Remodeling Worth it?

I have never seen the show “Bang for your Buck” on HGTV until today, and all it really made me do was question whether home remodeling is really an investment?  Currently, I live in a brand new Town House (or it was brand new when I bought it in 2007) which has a limited priceContinue Reading

What is Your Day Job or Profession?

Whenever I get a comment I always wonder what makes up that person.  I will admit that I literally click on every link and check every site that is embeded in my comments.  One one hand I am curious, and would be happy to discover a new site to read, on the other I wantContinue Reading

Delinquent Credit Card Payments May Lead to Inadvertent Opportunity

  My financial prowess has been anything but impressive. I decided to attend a private school in Florida, rather than NJ, which effectively set me back close to $200,000 in student loans. That decision has turned my finances upside down and has forced me to make other stupid decisions, simply to offset the monster debtContinue Reading

Health Care Documents are Often Forgotten When Creating A Will

Do you have a Living Will  and a Health Care Proxy?  As I drafted a Last Will and Testament tonight, I thought to myself do people understand what these ancillary documents are, or better yet, do people know they even exist? While the documents themselves aren’t entirely difficult to understand, the choices you have toContinue Reading