Open Enrollment Deserves your FULL Attention. Here’s Why
Wed, 10/29/14 | 6 Comments

Earlier this week, I received a note from my employer’s HR department that open enrollment for 2015 benefit elections had started. I instantly got a little giddy.
Every year, I get geeked out to find out …

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Warren Buffett’s 2014 Shareholder Letter Provides Great Advice for Beginner Investors (Including a Suggested Investment Pick)
March 3, 2014 | 7 Comments
Warren Buffett’s 2014 Shareholder Letter Provides Great Advice for Beginner Investors (Including a Suggested Investment Pick)

Oh, if only Warren Buffett had a blog – for now, you’ll have to settle for me, and Buffett’s annual shareholder letters…
A few days prior to the Berkshire Hathaway annual meeting where he releases said …

Story Time: What is The Dumbest Thing You’ve EVER Bought? (You’re Gonna Love Mine)
February 25, 2014 | 23 Comments
Story Time: What is The Dumbest Thing You’ve EVER Bought? (You’re Gonna Love Mine)

We’ve all been guilty of impulse purchases that turn out to be, well… pretty damn stupid.
You know, the stuff that you anxiously bring home or open up when delivered to your doorstep, and a few …

The Minimum Wage Increase Debate is Heating Up. What’s your Take (poll)?
February 24, 2014 | 20 Comments
The Minimum Wage Increase Debate is Heating Up. What’s your Take (poll)?

The minimum wage increase debate is starting to heat up.
I highlighted the pros/cons of a federal minimum wage increase last year, after President Obama focused a spotlight on minimum wages in his State of the …

Comcast SHOULD be Allowed to Purchase Time Warner Cable. BUT ONLY Under 2 Conditions
February 19, 2014 | 7 Comments
Comcast SHOULD be Allowed to Purchase Time Warner Cable. BUT ONLY Under 2 Conditions

You probably have seen the news that Comcast has come to a $45 billion mega-deal agreement to purchase Time Warner Cable.
If you’ve been following this blog for any length of time, you know that I …

The Shocking Percentage of Americans that Live Paycheck-to-Paycheck (& Think that’s Fine)
February 17, 2014 | 14 Comments
The Shocking Percentage of Americans that Live Paycheck-to-Paycheck (& Think that’s Fine)

Have you ever wondered what percent of Americans live paycheck-to-paycheck?
The answer to that question can be found buried within the most recent “Financial Capability in the United States” report, produced by the FINRA Investor Education …

Your Guide to 2013 Tax Return Domination
February 12, 2014 | 6 Comments
Your Guide to 2013 Tax Return Domination

I just received my W2, and now it’s a waiting game for the rest of those 1099′s (is it just me or do they seem to be coming slower every year now?).
I aim to file my …


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