Giveaway Edition of Evan’s Thank You

Before thanking those that linked to me this week, I wanted to highlight some fantastic giveaways! A contest offered by CheckNGo at The Centsible Life! To win the iPad 2! Enter to win here: http://bit.ly/TCLiPad WealthInformatics is giving away an Amazon Kindle to celebrate the 1 year anniversary! Win a $100 gift card to amazon for checking aContinue Reading

Why Americans Defend Higher Income Individuals

Why Americans Defend Higher Income Individuals

  I was discussing President Obama’s campaign promises (shut down Gitmo, get out of the 2 wars we were in, and lower unemployment lol) the other week with my in-laws and I came up with a theory why Americans, generally, defend higher income individuals.  I am sure the theory is not original or even allContinue Reading

7 Things Your Financial Advisor Won’t Tell You

A financial advisor is a professional that helps clients assess their financial situation and develop plans to help them reach their future goals. Financial planners will help clients analyze and budget their cash flow, make good investments, assist with retirement planning, plan their estate, get insurance, and minimize their taxes. The problem is that manyContinue Reading

How Does a Balance Transfer Work?

A balance transfer credit card can be a tricky proposition, and if you aren’t familiar with the process, it can cost you money. It’s not complicated to transfer a balance from one credit card to another; a 0% balance transfer can even save you much, but there are issues you should be aware of beforeContinue Reading

Understanding Losses In Your Portfolio

Understanding Losses In Your Portfolio

I don’t think most individuals really understand what happens when their investments take a hit and lose value.  I was reading a great article about using protective puts and covered calls with index funds to provide for hedging and while the article was very interesting (and something I am going to look into and writeContinue Reading