How to Pull Yourself Out of Debt Using Your Unneeded Life Insurance Policy

Evan’s Note: I have discussed various uses for life insurance, but came across this topic from a view I am rarely involved with. The uncertainty of the stock market over the past several years has done more than diminish the savings and investments of consumers – it has, in fact, led to a substantial amountContinue Reading

Preparing for my Annual CPA Tax Meeting

Every year I take the opportunity of owning a personal finance blog to organize my thoughts and paperwork for my upcoming CPA meeting.  Could I do this in a word document? Sure, but why own a personal finance blog if I can’t ask others if they thought I missed anything. While my family’s income isn’tContinue Reading

Hard Metrics Versus Human Minds: Understanding Shopper Habits Beyond Numbers

When you’re evaluating how to make improvements to your store and increase business, you can’t just rely on hard numbers. Metrics that measure consumer behavior are useful, but they’re only a tool to be used to understand the habits of online shoppers that visit your store. For example, perhaps you find that you have aContinue Reading

February 2014 Dividend Champion Watch list Update

After my January 2014 Dividend Watch list update I bought:  16 Shares of LEG for $490.03 including commissions 9 Shares of TGT for $523.02 including commissions I didn’t sell any shares last, although I may be doing this a bit more when/if I find a particular equity egregiously overvalued as is/was the case with the onlyContinue Reading

Workplace Violence: How to Reduce the Threat

Believe it or not, workplace violence is the second leading cause of workplace-related injuries in the United States, and while the occurrences of workplace violence are diminishing, it remains a concern — especially for people working in more vulnerable fields like healthcare and cash-based services. Some two million people report being the victims of workplaceContinue Reading

How Not to get Ripped off with Probate

Evan’s Note: Considering that most of my day is involved with Estate Planning I was very interested in learning about the probate process in England, so I asked a buddy. Grief is a very painful process, so it is important to avoid increasing the strain on your state of mind by making sense of theContinue Reading