My Journey’s July 16th 2009 Update

One of the main reasons I started this site was to keep myself accountable to anyone that was reading. Ironic part, is that when I started I probably had no one reading so it was an exercise in futility! Fiscal Update My last update was on May 29, 2009 and before is one from MarchContinue Reading

What States Watch Internet Porn the Most?

CNBC is airing a special on Wednesday, July 15, 2009 titled, “Porn – Business of Pleasure.”  Whenever CNBC does one of these specials, they supplement the hype with random quiznodes and facts on their accompanying site and along with that special they are having. Well CNBC provides us with the Top US States for Online Pornography.  TheContinue Reading

Sweet Prosper is Back!

Being that I am in debt elimination mode I haven’t talked about my investments that much.  But on February 15, 2007, I was intrigued by the idea of Prosper and have since built a very very small portfolio. As the P2P Lending market grew so did the competition and Prosper and LendingClub both went intoContinue Reading

When Will Auto Makers Get it? Kia Motors must think the American Consumer is an Idiot

I watch way too much tv, and I recently I have been seeing a commercial lately for the Kia Forte which has intrigued me: This commercial piqued my interest because it announces that a $14,000 car has both Satellite Radio and Bluetooth standard. The commercial did its job because it got me to check outContinue Reading

Life Just Sucks Sometimes

As I sit and try to write a post tonight/this morning (I know I should have posts prepared for days in advance) my mind kept racing back to one topic, and since this blog is anonymous why shouldn’t I bring it up.  It has nothing to do with finance, but doesn’t get more personal thanContinue Reading

Cancellation of Debt May be Taxable Income

I learned a very interesting lesson today that I thought I’d share with everyone.  It is not a new lesson in fact I remember it from Federal Income Tax class but haven’t heard about it in years.  It was years, until my brother grabbed me in between my 8th and 9th beer on the 4thContinue Reading