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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Only You Can Prevent Tax Refund Windfall Syndrome
April 15, 2013 | 11 Comments
Only You Can Prevent Tax Refund Windfall Syndrome

As the April 15th tax deadline (today, btw) approached, I picked up on a re-birth of a certain sentiment that goes a little something like this “I can’t wait to get that refund so I …

Where Should you Put Money Gifted to your Children?
April 9, 2013 | 15 Comments
Where Should you Put Money Gifted to your Children?

A friend of mine recently asked me a great question that I’m guessing many parents run in to:
“What should you do with the money you receive for your child’s birthday or other special occasion? Currently …

Samsung Chromebook Review ($249 Version)
April 8, 2013 | 14 Comments
Samsung Chromebook Review ($249 Version)

Earlier this year, I picked up a Samsung Chromebook (wi-fi version).
There are a number of different and more expensive Chromebooks out there – all the way up to the premium Chromebook Pixel, touch-screen, which retails …

Take the Best Job you Can Get & Worry About the Rest Later
April 4, 2013 | 12 Comments
Take the Best Job you Can Get & Worry About the Rest Later

In the recent post that detailed how my wife got an interview and offer after months of ignored applications and finger-crossing, it occurred to me that I really didn’t get in to the details of …

Coverdell Education Savings Account Overview & Comparison to 529 Plans
April 1, 2013 | 3 Comments
Coverdell Education Savings Account Overview & Comparison to 529 Plans

For those looking for a place to save for your child’s future or find a place to park gifts from others, we’ve covered a number of options, from 529 plans, to custodial IRA’s, and UGMA/UTMA …

WTF? I MADE Money on Health Insurance & Health Care Last Year?!
March 27, 2013 | 15 Comments
WTF? I MADE Money on Health Insurance & Health Care Last Year?!

A few weeks back when I highlighted my monthly budget, a few readers noticed a few absent line items.
One gigantic glaring absence, as reader, Jason, pointed out, was the cost of health insurance (and more …


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