22 01, 2019

4 Skills that Will Help You Stay Debt-Free Forever

By |2019-01-22T13:43:30+00:00January 22nd, 2019|Debt|0 Comments

Give a man a fish and he’ll be satisfied for a day. Teach a man to fish and he’ll never go hungry again. The same is true, to a certain extent, of finances and money management. A significant windfall or a short-term dividend won’t do much good in the long run if an individual lacks the skills and know-how to handle their personal capital. As such, if you’re looking for a permanent solution to financial worries –– and not a quick-fix –– make sure to check out and strive to develop these four habits that will keep the creditors at bay: Patience [...]

18 01, 2019

What They Don’t Teach You in School: 8 Financial Mistakes Millennials Tend to Do and How to Avoid Them

By |2019-01-18T09:19:54+00:00January 18th, 2019|Personal Finance|1 Comment

The older generation has received a lot of backlash from the millennials that it’s not tech savvy. While this might hold some truth, the millennials have a significant weakness. They do not know how to manage their finances. Even though this varies from one person to another, most of the millennials have demonstrated that they are poor financial managers. With the challenging economic times, these younger generation doesn’t seem to care. They are spending their hard-earned cash on things they actually don’t need. From designer clothes, expensive electronics, and living in posh neighborhoods, millennials love the thrill that comes with spending. What [...]

14 01, 2019

It May Be Time to Review Your Last Will and Testament

By |2019-01-14T21:29:20+00:00January 14th, 2019|Estate Planning|0 Comments

My small law practice always gets busy come January since "getting your will done" is just one of those adult things people think about at the beginning of each new year.  For all of those that have already have completed their will it may be a good use of your time to review the contents of the will since life changes. Items to Think About When Reviewing Your Will While this list is no where near exhaustive it should at least provide you with some ideas of what to look within your document and even outside your document when reviewing your Will. [...]

8 01, 2019

January 2019 Undervalued Dividend Growth Investment Screen and Purchase

By |2019-01-08T16:00:40+00:00January 8th, 2019|Dividend Investment Portfolio|1 Comment

For years (minus a few breaks), I have been screening for possibly undervalued stocks that have increased their dividend payments to owners for 20 or more years.  The goal of this account is to eventually be turn on another income stream when it is needed.  Originally, I used various stock metrics (price to earnings, operating margins, etc.), and then about half way through 2018 I learned about the Acquirer's Multiple / Magic Formula and used those techniques.  Since my goal for 2019 is to get back to the basics, this year I am going to go back to those easy to understand stock metrics [...]

3 01, 2019

2019 Goals and Objectives

By |2019-01-08T16:53:20+00:00January 3rd, 2019|Personal Situation|0 Comments

I can't believe this will be the 10th one of these I have written one of these blog posts!  When I wrote my first "goals and objectives" post way back in January of 2009 I could not have possibly imagined my life today.  I am sure I am not alone in that sentiment, hell, I am sure everyone that takes a look back on their life after a decade feels that way!  These posts, like my net worth updates, are what actually keeps me blogging and this website alive.  They give me something to look back at and ask if I have [...]