Want to See Your Marginal Tax Rate if Health Care Surtax Passes?

It almost seems inevitable at this point in our history that marginal tax rates will increase.  Now, they (read: government) wants to start charging a surtax? I am not sure why it is called a surtax rather than just calling it what it is – an increase of your income taxes. The Tax Foundation isContinue Reading

When Calculating Life Insurance You Are Replacing Two Incomes!

Purchasing life insurance is a bigger discussion than just replacing one income…sometimes you have to replace two! Over the years I have watched a lot of my favorite personal finance bloggers talk about calculating life insurance need, and I never understood why their calculations only take into account replacing one income.  Two recent posts onContinue Reading

WSJ Teaches YOU how to Become A Billionaire; Hint: Ignore All “Normal” Advice

Gregory Zuckerman wrote an Article in the WSJ titled, “Greatest Trade: How Can you Make $20 Billion” which provides 8 easy steps to become a Billionaire.  Where did these steps come? Mr. Zuckerman follows two years of John Paulson’s work. The article is entertaining, but I’d love to read an autobiography if ever produces itContinue Reading

Happy 28th Birthday Evan

I can’t believe it has been a year since I wrote my 27th birthday post to myself!  Well, since it happens once a year and I have been blogging for about 18 months on November 10 I turned 28 years old.  After reading the post over, it seemed like I had a few goals for myself:Continue Reading

Veterans Day

Thank you for Everyone who has EVER served this Country and protected the freedoms and liberties I have so much respect for. Resources for Veterans/Active Military personnel United States Veterans Benefits Admin Patrick from Cash Money Life Runs Military Finance Network Simply put – Thank you!

Don’t Accidently Forgo Your Charitable Intent at Death

Even those with strong charitable intents (religious or otherwise), actually fail to provide for the charities of their choice at death.  In essence their charitable intent is often ignored, and it is usually by mistake! I was reading a Last Will and Testament of a high net worth client the other day, and came acrossContinue Reading