DIY Bathroom Remodel

We are in the middle of remodeling the bathroom at our cabin. As of the writing of this posting the project is around 75% complete. I still have more work to do, but things are starting to come together. Here is a brief overview of the progress so … [Read More...]

Investing

Is Being Wealthy Really Worth It?

The ancient pharaoh's of Egypt were certainly wealthy, but they are not doing too hot now. In modern times most people still want to be rich. Given that it is a pretty difficult task to go from poor to wealthy in a lifetime, we ask the question; is it … [Read More...]

Infographics

Sandile Shezi – The Story of the South African Who Beat the Odds

Sandile Shezi is the man you see in the picture to your left, and his story is one that you would not first think of when looking at this picture. However, Sandile is currently South Africa’s youngest millionaire, at the tender age of 23, but did not inherit … [Read More...]

DIY Bathroom Remodel

We are in the middle of remodeling the bathroom at our cabin. As of the writing of this posting the project is around 75% complete. I still have more work to do, but things are starting to come together. Here is a brief overview of the progress so … [Read More]

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Should You Use Scale Trading?

Should scale trading be part of your investment strategy? What exactly is this trading strategy? We’ll take a look so you can determine if you want to employ this style of trading. What is Scale Trading? There are two basic types of scale trading. Scaling … [Read More]

Eating out vs cooking at home

Eating Out Versus Cooking at Home

It is common sense that cooking your own food will save you money.  But how much can you save? And, what about some of the other benefits of cooking for yourself?  Can a case be made for eating out? I’m going to look at some of the details of eating out versus … [Read More]

will the market crash soon

Will the Market Crash Soon?

Will the market crash soon? Some say yes, and some say no. There is really no way of knowing until the market actually corrects. Afterwards, people who believed that the market was in a bubble will say “I told you so.” But, trying to predict if the market is … [Read More]

Average Net Worth by Age

What is the average net worth by age? How does yours compare to others in your age group? What can you take away from these numbers? Tracking your net worth can help keep your personal finances in check since it measures your overall portfolio value and not … [Read More]

What are the Symptoms of Financial Anxiety?

What is financial anxiety? The medical community defines it as “a psychosocial syndrome whereby individuals have an uneasy and unhealthy attitude toward engaging with and administering their personal finances in an effective way.” What is the difference … [Read More]