Lessons from a Manic Stock Market & Flash Correction
Mon, 08/31/15 | 10 Comments

Last Monday morning, I was feeling absolutely sick to my stomach.
The Dow had just opened the day 1,000 points below where it had closed the previous Friday. And this was after it had lost an …

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I Won the Mega Millions!
April 2, 2012 | 19 Comments
I Won the Mega Millions!

… in my dream.
And the dream looked something like this:
1. Took the lump sum vs. the annuity.
2. Divided it equally into conservative fixed-income, low-risk investments. Didn’t touch the principal. Exciting dream, right?
3. Stopped going to …

A Humbling Reminder of why you Need Home Insurance
March 28, 2012 | 11 Comments
A Humbling Reminder of why you Need Home Insurance

Just another sunny, 75-degree early evening in March in Michigan… OK, that’s not so normal…
Clouds started to roll in quickly. The skies started to turn grey. Then thunder. Lots of thunder. Weird thunder. Non-stop rumbles …

How to Check your Tax Refund Status
March 27, 2012 | 3 Comments
How to Check your Tax Refund Status

How to Check your Tax Refund Status
We’re only a few weeks away from the tax deadline. That means a whole lot of procrastinators (myself included) are going to be filing their taxes any day now.
If …

Gen Y & their Boomerang to Nowhere
March 26, 2012 | 27 Comments
Gen Y & their Boomerang to Nowhere

The Boomerang Generation
“Generation Y” and “The Millennial Generation” are common labels for the generation of Americans born from the early 80’s through the early 90’s (no doubt a healthy proportion of readers of this blog, …

Why the Goldman Sachs Resignation Letter from Greg Smith Lacks Credibility (& how to Resign with Dignity)
March 19, 2012 | 10 Comments
Why the Goldman Sachs Resignation Letter from Greg Smith Lacks Credibility (& how to Resign with Dignity)

Greg Smith has become a bit of a cult hero for disgruntled white collar workers overnight, with his resignation letter from Wall Street investment banking firm Goldman Sachs in the form of a New York …

The Crossover Point & Financial Independence
March 14, 2012 | 6 Comments
The Crossover Point & Financial Independence

If you’ve read Your Money or Your Life, you know what the “Crossover Point” is.
And once that seed has been planted, it’s hard to forget about it.
If you don’t know what it is, I’ll give …


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