I Looked at my First House for a Real Estate Investment

Last week I looked at my first property for investment purposes.  I doubt I am going to get involved but it was exciting nonetheless.  The experience made me question whether I actually want to get involved in a short term flip. Looking at my First Possible Flip I took a look at the house withContinue Reading

Planning for Your Children’s Education

If you have children, you may already be thinking about how you are going to cover the cost of the future education. It is very true that education is not cheap and parents can expect to pay well into the thousands of dollars, if not hundreds of thousands of dollars, for their kid’s education. ThisContinue Reading

We are Expecting Our Second Child

I excited to announce that The Wife and I are expecting our second child.  The video is of us telling our son about it last night.  I don’t go into that much detail about my personal life because I don’t think it is what people want to read, but maybe I am wrong! It isContinue Reading

There are Amazing Investment Lessons in Warren Buffett’s Shareholder Letters Part Two

When I finished Warren Buffet’s authorized biography The Snowball: Warren Buffett and the Business of Life last month I knew I wasn’t done delving into all that is Buffett.  I immediately downloaded all of his shareholder letters.  If you are new to Buffett (beyond reading what other’s think he is thinking on investment sites) I would recommendContinue Reading

Four Simple Ways to Use Your Shopping Cart to Stay Connected to Customers

An online shopping cart is much more than just a means to an end. Along with the standard order finalization and payment processing functions, this tool can also be used to attract, engage with, and connect to your customers. There are several ways in which this can be done. Provide a Guest Checkout Option OfferingContinue Reading

Why Most People Should Be In Favor of the Federal Estate Tax

I think it is a very easy and popular position to be against the federal estate tax (affectionately known as the “death tax”).  The arguments against the estate tax range from the simple, “the government should death tax it is hard enough” to the bit more sophisticated, “the decedent was already taxed on all earningsContinue Reading