Personal Financial Update June 2020

Personal Financial Update June 2020

June has arrived and with it my personal financial update, June 2020. Our pool is open, the garden is planted, and we were able to do our first kayak trip of the season on the river near our cabin. The world is still in turmoil, as the coronavirus is still … [Read More...]

Investing

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Financial Calculators Can Now Be Found Here

My objective when launching this site was to create a valuable resource for people in need of financial information. One goal in particular was to launch several, easy to use calculators to help people make tough economic decisions. Today, I'm happy to say … [Read More...]

Infographics

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The State of Social Security – Midweek Infographic

In the last couple of years, several Ponzi schemes have graced the front pages of newspapers and magazines. Bernie Madoff managed to make billions disappear, a few months ago a Chicago commodities trader was convicted of the same and just two weeks ago, $200 … [Read More...]

Personal Financial Update June 2020

Personal Financial Update June 2020

June has arrived and with it my personal financial update, June 2020. Our pool is open, the garden is planted, and we were able to do our first kayak trip of the season on the river near our cabin. The world is still in turmoil, as the coronavirus is still … [Read More]

Assets that Increase Your Net Worth

  Buying assets that increase your net worth is a key strategy to building wealth. There are nearly endless assets that you can buy that will help you increase your net worth. I’ll narrow it down to a few of the more common ones that the average … [Read More]

Will Bitcoin Become a Safe Haven Again?

The beginning of the year has been a complicated few months for a lot of people. As the world faces the most horrific pandemic we’ve seen in decades, the economy has begun to stumble, with traditional fiat currency taking a massive blow. People who have spent … [Read More]

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Michael Jordan’s Game Shoes Sell for $560,000 at Auction

A pair of Michael Jordan’s game shoes sold this past Sunday at Sotheby's New York for $560,000.  A sum that is higher than Jordan’s rookie year salary of $550,000. Bidding began May 8th for the Jordan Air 1s. The actual time frame of when the shoes were worn … [Read More]

Mortgage Refinance Checklist

Refinancing your mortgage is an excellent way to save money and shorten the term of your loan. But you need to do your research to see if a refinance is right for you. Interest rates are at historic lows, but a low rate alone is not a reason to refinance. Here … [Read More]

Personal Financial Update June 2020

Personal Update May 2020

It’s hard to believe that it is already May. It would appear that things are starting to return to normal, as certain businesses are beginning to reopen. Granted, there is still a long way to go, but it is nice to see some progress. Here is a brief personal … [Read More]