Sometimes Bankruptcy IS The Best Alternative: Don’t Put It Off Too Long

Many people often look down on those who look for a  bankruptcy attorney and plan to file bankruptcy.   Some argue that these people are taking the easy way out. Sometimes Bankruptcy Is the Best Choice However, financial bloggers don’t like to always admit this, but there are some situations where bankruptcy is truly the bestContinue Reading

Updating My Dividend Champion Watch List for February 2013

I would venture to guess that most people that follow their finances and investments closely have a favorite account or investment account.  Mine would have to be my dividend investment account made up of companies that have raised their dividends every year for the past twenty-five years.  As such, every few months I update theContinue Reading

Do You Consider Little Increases When Making Monthly Subscription Decisions?

I am in a constant fight with cable companies, cell phone companies, and most other monthly fees I am forced to pay.  Granted they may not know we are fighting, but trust me, we are.  Other than the internet I don’t feel like I ever get enough utility or satisfaction from most monthly services soContinue Reading

January 2013 Net Worth Update – Thank F’n God its Over!

I am very excited to have made it out of January 2013 alive and without a drinking problem as it was filled with some great highs mixed in with some terrible, awful lows.   First, The Wife and I moved out of the home we started our family (and somewhere along the line became adultsContinue Reading

The World Lost a Great Personal Finance Role Model

On Friday, January 18, 2013, The Wife’s grandmother passed away.  She died while we were closing on our new home and no one called us to tell us until hours after to let us have a good memory of that day.  She was 92 years old and up to her last moments was sharp asContinue Reading

Selling Your House At Auction

Auctions have become popular in the recent past as the fastest and easiest alternative of selling a house. However, it is always advisable to increase the speed at which your house is sold at an auction due to the presence of numerous competitors. If you do not wish to watch your house spend months atContinue Reading