“In the short run, the market is a voting machine, but in the long run, it is a weighing machine”
Wed, 05/25/16 | 2 Comments

Fresh off the second huge stock market rally from a frightening decline in the past year, I thought it would be timely to do a bit of reflecting.
For those with very short memories (or news …

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Are You and Your Employer Paying Too Much for Health Insurance? Here’s How to Find Out
March 5, 2014 | 18 Comments
Are You and Your Employer Paying Too Much for Health Insurance? Here’s How to Find Out

Want to know what your employer is paying for your health insurance and find out if they (and consequently you) are paying too much?
Just check out your W2, box 12, code DD. I’ll show you …

Warren Buffett’s 2014 Shareholder Letter Provides Great Advice for Beginner Investors
March 3, 2014 | 7 Comments
Warren Buffett’s 2014 Shareholder Letter Provides Great Advice for Beginner Investors

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 …

What is The Dumbest Thing You’ve EVER Bought? (You’re Gonna Love Mine)
February 25, 2014 | 24 Comments
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 Shocking Percentage of Americans that Live Paycheck-to-Paycheck
February 17, 2014 | 14 Comments
The Shocking Percentage of Americans that Live Paycheck-to-Paycheck

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 …

Do You Need a Budget?
February 5, 2014 | 13 Comments
Do You Need a Budget?

I have been running a personal finance blog for over six years now, but I have a dirty little confession…
These days, I don’t budget.
<insert crowd hush and record scratch/rewind sound effect>
“Woah, hold on a sec …


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