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

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: Retirement… Continue Reading

Some Things to Think About Before Meeting an Attorney to Draft Your Last Will and Testament

Some Things to Think About Before Meeting an Attorney to Draft Your Last Will and Testament

A very good friend of mine just had their first child, and so the next inevitable step is to call their buddy the estate planning attorney (yours truly, My Journey) to discuss the drafting of a Will. Upon arriving, and checking out the kid and some small talk it became very apparent they were very… Continue Reading

What Personal Finance Lessons can one Learn from Newport, Rhode Island?

What Personal Finance Lessons can one Learn from Newport, Rhode Island?

This past weekend The Wife and I visited Newport Rhode Island for our One Year Anniversary, and I learned three very applicable personal finance lessons, and it came from our trip to the mansions. The normal thing when visiting Rhode Island is to do Mansion Tours.  The Wife and I checked out two of these… Continue Reading

Carnival of Pecuniary Delights Eleventh Edition

Welcome to the 11th Edition of the Carnival of Pecuniary Delights!  The Carnival of Pecuniary Delights is different than most blog carnivals – the posts chosen are going to stand the test of time! If you want to check out Past Carnivals  check the Carnival of Pecuniary Delights webpage.  The Twelfth Edition of the Carnival… Continue Reading