Thoughts on What to do With a Tax Refund

If you are lucky to enough to receive a tax refund, it is no cause for celebration. A tax refund is your money in the first place that you have lent to the government interest free. Additionally, this is money that you have not been able to gain value from in terms of something youContinue Reading

I Have a Personal Problem Investing in Unprofitable Companies

It has been hard to ignore news about Twitter recently which went public on November 7, 2013.  It immediately went from $26/share to $40+ topping out $50.09.  It has since retreated recently (11/13/13 – $42.60) leaving me confused.  To date, Twitter has never made a profit.  Of course there are a ton of companies thatContinue Reading

How Does Income Protection Insurance Work?

Quick… think about how you would pay all of your bills if you suddenly couldn’t work because of an illness or injury.  How long would you be able to sustain life without creditors hassling you?  Sounds like a nightmare, doesn’t it?  Luckily, this nightmare will never happen in real life if you have income protectionContinue Reading

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 prosperContinue Reading

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 PostContinue Reading

What to Consider When You’ve Decided to Go Bankrupt

If you’re in debt and have reached the point where you need to take legal action, there are many things to consider before you start filing. It’s a good idea to consult with a qualified attorney who knows how to assess your case and navigate the waters. Your initial consultation will help you get aContinue Reading