You’ve seen the insurance commercials featuring the “Mayhem” character. The main theme of those commercials is that you never know when disaster is going to strike and that’s why you need insurance. Th … [Read more...] about Do You Have a Legal-Isse Emergency Plan?
One of the biggest misconceptions in personal banking that many people seem to fall prey to these days is that all banks offer basically the same account options. How false this idea actually is I ca … [Read more...] about A Tale Of Personal Banking Gone Bad
I feel like I've been reading a lot of stories lately about how one family or another is having a hard time getting by, on incomes that are a bit above the average. Why are they having such a hard … [Read more...] about Is It Hard To Get By On A Six Figure Income?
We live in a fast paced age, and our lives can become chaotic jumbles of competing interests and priorities. It can be hard to keep track of what things are truly important to us. People will talk … [Read more...] about Are Your Priorities Truly Priorities If You Don’t Put Them Into Action?
I've had a continuing series on this site called "Retiring Wealthy On An Average Salary" where I chronicle the stories of regular folks who have planned ahead and been able to retire wealthy while … [Read more...] about From Billionaire To Broke: One Wealthy Heiress And Her Slide Into Bankruptcy
Memorial day has always been one of those strange days for me. One where I'm filled with gratitude for the sacrifice that our fighting men and women have made, but at the same time the day is tinged … [Read more...] about Thank You To Those Who Have Given Their Lives On This Memorial Day
A couple of days ago we all heard the news that Osama Bin Laden had been found living in a mansion in a village called Abbottabad, merely 30-40 miles from the capital city of Islamabad, Pakistan. Our … [Read more...] about Now That Bin Laden Is Dead, Will Anyone Get The $27 Million Dollars In Reward Money?
A few months ago I wrote a post called 10 Things That Broke People Do (That Keep Them Broke) that talks about the negative thought patterns and bad behavior that people engage in that leads them … [Read more...] about 30 Things Broke People Say (That Keep Them Broke)
For the past few weeks I've been sharing the stories of some extraordinary people, folks who earned average incomes, but still found a way to retire wealthy. I called the series, "Retiring Wealthy O … [Read more...] about Going Broke After Having Millions: How One Millionaire Family Lost It All
One of the most common discussions that I hear from people considering walking down the isle, or those who have already gotten hitched, is the age old topic of whether or not couples should have joint … [Read more...] about Should Married Couples Have Joint Bank Accounts?
Retirement planning can be a confusing and stressful thing to do, and as such, most people just never get around to doing it. If I ignore it, it will just go away right? The government, after all, … [Read more...] about 5 Reasons Why You Should Never Open A Roth IRA
When looking at what makes people successful, people often attribute wealth and success to things that really aren't the cause. For example, people often assume that the wealthy only got to where … [Read more...] about What Separates Millionaires From The Average Joe? Discipline, Frugality and Moderation.