Why Do People Care About the New Health Care Surtax?

You literally can’t open a financial website or check out a financial magazine without hearing about the New Health Care Surtax and I don’t know why  It isn’t that a new tax of this magnitude isn’t important it is that just the majority of the people, call it 95%ish, will never encounter the new taxContinue Reading

October 2012 Net Worth Update as well as a Home Sale and Purchase Update

Every month since the beginning of 2011 I have shared how my net worth has changed in terms of month over month, year to date and since Jan 2011. I share just the change not the whole numbers.  I am well aware of the negatives associated with this method, but it is the only wayContinue Reading

My Favorite Trigger Signals

This guest post has been written by Mike from The Dividend Guy Blog. His blog is well known for high quality dividend investing article and his most recent book: Dividend Growth: Freedom through Passive Income. By giving us the opinions of the uneducated, journalism keeps us in touch with the ignorance of the community.  Continue Reading

Paying For Some of My New Home by Borrowing from Myself

I have had this idea in my head for a bit and I am almost positive I will not do go through with it, but I think it is an interesting topic nonetheless.  As many readers know I am in the midst of selling my home and purchasing a new one, and in doing soContinue Reading

Dividend Toolkit Review

While I am usually not a fan of e-books when dividend loving blogger DividendMonk asked me to review his Dividend Toolkit I knew this was going to be an exception.  Right off the bat you can tell that *this* e-book is different as it is 200 pages broken up in 6 intro topics and 6Continue Reading

Dealing With Forgotten Personal Finance Issues

Have you ever had that moment where momentum on all your financial goals halts because you somehow forgot about a planned bump in the road? I’m not talking about the surprises in life, like when a tree falls on your car or the basement floods.  I’m talking when its 3 weeks till Christmas and youContinue Reading