Is Paying Car Insurance in Full Really Worth the Savings?

With finances pinching tighter seemingly every day, we have to look to creative ways to save money, both today and in the future. From finding the best rates for loans and savings accounts to choosing less expensive alternatives at the grocery store, every little bit of savings can add up.  When closely researched, some great

Do You Use a Professional For Items That Can Be Purchased Online?

I don’t have any scientific proof but it seems that more and more jobs and or professions are being commoditized.   As defined by Wikipedia it is “the process by which goods that have economic value and are distinguishable in terms of attributes (uniqueness or brand) end up becoming simple commodities in the eyes of

Am I A Complete Hypocrite? Or an Opportunist?

I am not sure why, but there is one topic that I have almost never discussed on this blog and that is my housing situation.  The Wife, The Boy, My Dog and I live in a two bedroom, one-half bath townhouse which is organized as a Condominium on Long island’s north shore area.  Despite only

My Trip to Atlanta

I don’t know if it is because I am getting more sentimental in my old age (I Turn 30 next month) but I don’t think I use my blog to chronicle my life (outside of money) as much as I would like.  I think it would be amazing to have a place to turn back

Planning To Travel In Advance Makes a Trip Much More Exciting

There is more to planning a trip then finally booking the airfare and hotel.  Financially planning for a trip in advance will absolutely lead to a less stressful situation. In about a month or so I turn the big 3-0 and to celebrate The Wife, myself and The Boy are heading to Atlanta to see

Why I Don’t Buy Stocks With My Gut

I am all about having my eggs in many different baskets. I invest in Index ETFs, Active/Passive Mutual Funds, insurance products and even individual stocks in my Dividend Investment Portfolio.  The only basket I am missing is a speculation one.  I used to have an account where I did that but I largely ignore it