Wedding Expenses and Marriage Succes? Now We Have Data
Mon, 10/20/14 | 17 Comments

You may already know that I’m not a big fan of materialistic wedding expenses. More specifically, I think that the average cost of a wedding is stupidly high ($29,858 last year) and the average engagement …

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Who Keeps Killing the Electric Car?
May 29, 2008 | 8 Comments
Who Keeps Killing the Electric Car?

The History of the Electric Car
I recently discussed why high gas prices can be good for your finances by altering your purchasing behaviors. I also pointed out what happens when regulatory agencies get involved to …

Why Skyrocketing Gas Prices are Good for your Finances
May 26, 2008 | 2 Comments
Why Skyrocketing Gas Prices are Good for your Finances

The Silver Lining to High Fuel Prices
In the past six years, the price of gasoline has risen from $1.31 per gallon to $3.80, a 290% increase. If you drive the average of 12,000 miles a …

Where do I Put all of My Money? A Guide to Asset Allocation
May 24, 2008 | 2 Comments
Where do I Put all of My Money? A Guide to Asset Allocation

Asset Allocation: Net Positive Income – a Good Problem to Have
It’s great to be ‘in the black’ with your net income, simply meaning that more money is coming in than being spent. This is different …

How is a Mutual Fund’s Share Price (NAV) Determined?
May 13, 2008 | 10 Comments
How is a Mutual Fund’s Share Price (NAV) Determined?

How is a Mutual Funds Share Price Determined?
During a lunch recently, ‘Matt’, a colleague, and I were discussing investments and the topic turned to mutual funds. I proceeded to tell him a few funds that …

How to Get out of Debt: Step 2 – Debt Payoff Strategy
May 7, 2008 | 12 Comments
How to Get out of Debt: Step 2 – Debt Payoff Strategy

How to Pay off Debt
Recently, we covered step 1 on how to get out of debt – stopping the bleeding, or preventing the accrual of additional new debt. Preventing added debt is essential when trying …

Clever Ways to Delay Instant Purchase Gratification
April 17, 2008 | 11 Comments
Clever Ways to Delay Instant Purchase Gratification

Consumer Purchases are Driven by Our Emotions
When all it takes to buy something you are interested in is to plug in a number, or swipe with your hand, what’s preventing your emotions from taking over …


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