I am Very Disappointed in Myself

In the beginning of the year, I created my goals and objectives for 2012 and while I’ll do a full review in a couple weeks I was thinking about just one aspect of that post the other day and got pretty angry with myself.  I think these feelings started to brew when I noticed thatContinue Reading

Don’t Subsidize My Life–Optimize Your Expenses

I was having a conversation with a colleague the other day and somehow we got to the topic of certain expenses in our life.  When I found out he pays about 50% more than I do for our cable, phone and internet package I was shocked.  More than shocked I came up with a probablyContinue Reading

Two Important Requirements to Build an E-Commerce Business

The Internet has made it possible for anyone to open an online business and either create a side gig or a full-time income stream.  The cost of opening an Internet business is generally low, so you aren’t initially saddled with debt and can instead become profitable (hopefully) from the beginning. While being an Internet retailerContinue Reading

An Example of Why I am Not Sure I believe in The Efficient Market Hypothesis

Every morning I watch CNBC as I get ready for work in the morning.  I think the best part of the show, Squawk Box, are the guests and interviewees.  They literally have everyone on from the CEOs of some of the biggest companies in the world to Presidential hopefuls.  There is nothing like when theContinue Reading

First Time Buyer Checklist

Evan’s Note: With my home search heating up I figured this post by Katie was very timely. With the cost of homes and interest rates both at an all-time low, many people are tempted to become first-time homeowners. Before you even start looking for your first home, you must first have a clear picture ofContinue Reading

May 2012 Net Worth Update

While I still made positive movement this month, it was probably one of the lowest upticks I ever had since I started tracking my net worth and providing updates about 14 months ago. Calculating my Net Worth The assets I include are: My Cash Savings Accounts – This has been my main focus for wellContinue Reading