Happy 34th Birthday to Evan

One of the most interesting things about owning a blog is being able to go back in time and read about the mindset I was in year’s past, and nothing like a birthday that will get you all nostalgic.  Notwithstanding, I rarely go back into my archive because if it is a personal post I… Continue Reading

History meets gaming – the oldest casinos in Europe

Europe was the birthplace of the casino industry, which has turned Las Vegas and Atlantic City into veritable Meccas for gamblers – and made several individuals filthy rich. But Europe was for a long time subject to a prohibition on gambling, which has caused most such establishments to close. But the buildings – those marvelous… Continue Reading

November 2015 Net Worth Update

For the past few years, I would take a few minutes at the beginning of each month to calculate my net worth.  I then share how much it has grown (or recently shrank) both month over month and year to date. Calculating my Net Worth My Assets My Cash Savings Accounts – I only really… Continue Reading

Saving for a Better Future

If you start out with the aim of saving for a better future by retiring at a certain age then you need to be in control of your finances. While it is not a perfect science because of the fluctuations in growth rates you can at least make some assumptions about what you will need… Continue Reading