Carnival of Money Stories 2 #23

I take hosting a Carnival seriously;  I take it seriously because I hate reading other Carnivals that fail to keep the essence of the Carnival by allowing every single entry, regardless of applicability.   The Carnival of Money Stories’ mission is simple: A weekly blog carnival where individuals share their stories/experiences with money I have readContinue Reading

Congress – Don’t Worry About Actual Numbers

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. The Tax Foundation posted The Revenue Impact of the BacausContinue Reading

Best New Show on Television – Shark Tank

I have found easily the best new show on television.  It is called Shark Tank!  From Wapedia, Each episode features a series of investment proposals from the owner(s) of a business. The presentation must request a specific sum of money from the Sharks and offer up a certain percentage ownership stake the business in exchange.Continue Reading

Buying Life Insurance on a Child Part Two

I received an interesting e-mail in response ot my post about buying life insurance on a child.  In that post, my basic contention was that if someone isn’t able to work because of a loss of child, why wouldn’t they insure the child’s life so that one can grieve without the worry of working?  The e-mailerContinue Reading

Buying Life Insurance on a Child’s Life

Warning this post might be considered too morbid for some people. I had an interesting conversation the other week with one of the financial planners in my office that got me thinking.  There was a client who was in the midst of buying life insurance on a young child (about 5 years old), I hadContinue Reading

Obama Wants your Tax Opinion! Are you Freaking Serious?

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. From the White House Website: President Obama has asked theContinue Reading