Chobani’s CEO Shows us how Capitalism SHOULD be Done
Mon, 05/2/16 | 2 Comments

It would be hard to argue that there is not a serious moral and ethical vacuum in Corporate America these days. When companies do really sinister $hit, I do what I feel like is my …

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Bid-Ask Spread Basics (And why it’s so Important)
March 14, 2016 | 3 Comments
Bid-Ask Spread Basics (And why it’s so Important)

It’s been a while since I’ve done an investing 101 article, so I’m overdue. In this post, we’ll cover an important investing component: bid-ask spread. May sound boring, but the knowledge gained could save you …

The IRS Donation Limit: What is the Maximum you can Deduct?
March 9, 2016 | 3 Comments
The IRS Donation Limit: What is the Maximum you can Deduct?

Ever wonder if there was a maximum limit to how much you can donate to charity and deduct from your taxable income?
Believe it or not, the IRS does have charitable donation limit maximums.
While this may …

Personal Inflation Rate: the Metric that Helps Limit Lifestyle Inflation
March 7, 2016 | 7 Comments
Personal Inflation Rate: the Metric that Helps Limit Lifestyle Inflation

One of my very favorite personal finance metrics to calculate, monitor, and compete against is my personal inflation rate (as one half of a married couple, it could more rightfully be referred to as “household …

401K Loan Overview: Should you Borrow from your 401K?
February 29, 2016 | One Comment
401K Loan Overview: Should you Borrow from your 401K?

Here’s a fact that may surprise you – 26% of Americans with a 401K have an outstanding 401K loan. That doesn’t include the many with closed loans. That’s far more than I would have guessed, …

Earned Income Tax Credit Basics
February 24, 2016 | 3 Comments
Earned Income Tax Credit Basics

The Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) is one of the most significant tax credits available in the entire IRS tax code. It is also simultaneously one of the most complicated and popular tax credits as …

Millennials Need Financial Mentorship
February 22, 2016 | 11 Comments
Millennials Need Financial Mentorship

A survey of 5,500 millennials (aged 23-35) shined a worrisome light on the financial acumen of the group as a whole. George Washington University and PwC Bank recently analyzed the survey data and found 8 …


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