Are you Ordinary? Here’s the Secret to Becoming Rich
Tue, 09/2/14 | 2 Comments

We’ve all seen the catchy headlines and probably even shamefully clicked on a few of them (no shame with THIS article though):
“Frugal teacher retires with $2 million in savings”.
“Mailman makes millions in the stock market.”
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The Economics of Owning a Motor Scooter Vs. a Car
May 3, 2009 | 57 Comments
The Economics of Owning a Motor Scooter Vs. a Car

How Much Does it Cost to Own a Motor Scooter (Moped)?
Back in the fall, I sold one of our two cars. My wife and I were both riding the bus to and from work, and …

Pensions Vs. 401K’s: Why you should Care that Pensions are Going Extinct
April 30, 2009 | 50 Comments
Pensions Vs. 401K’s: Why you should Care that Pensions are Going Extinct

Check out a more updated breakdown of pensions/401K’s in my post on defined benefit vs. defined contribution retirement plans.
Today’s Retirement Reality
Most twenty-somethings have never and (unfortunately) probably will never sniff the sweet security provided by …

The Before you Turn 30 Financial Goals Checklist
April 27, 2009 | 19 Comments
The Before you Turn 30 Financial Goals Checklist

Financial Goals for your Twenties
Before you hit the big three-oh (30 for those keeping score), there’s a few things you should start seriously thinking about in order to get your financial house in order.
Consider this …

12 Tips on how to Get a Good Deal on a New Car
April 21, 2009 | 14 Comments
12 Tips on how to Get a Good Deal on a New Car

Update: more recently, I have since purchased a new vehicle, and highlighted my new car negotiation strategy.
I found a great video, which was taken at an Ignite Conference, on how to purchase a new vehicle …

Net10 Review
April 19, 2009 | 94 Comments
Net10 Review

Net10 Review
A little over a month ago I made the decision to drop Verizon Wireless as my mobile carrier in favor of a combination of the no monthly fee Ooma VOIP system and my wireless …

How to Write a Winning Resume that Stands Out
April 12, 2009 | 5 Comments
How to Write a Winning Resume that Stands Out

With my wife having just gone through the résumé and interview process all over again, we both did some research into the latest recommendations for creating an effective résumé. If you’re looking for a job …


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