What is the Difference Between the Rich and The Poor?

What are the differences between the rich and the poor? Full disclosure; when we talk about rich and poor here, we are talking about finances. Arguments over quality of life and happiness won’t be touched on here. Definitions So, what is rich and what is poor? Here is an interesting definition of rich. By this […]

Can You Get Cash Back on Personal Checks?

Can you get cash back on a personal check? This was once a fairly common practice, but it has fallen by the wayside with the more common use of debit cards. However, if you still desire to use a personal check for shopping, and you want cash back on it, then you can still do […]

The Problems That Come With Being a 30K Millionaire

I’ve recently been introduced to the concept of the 30K millionaire. Apparently, the concept has been around for several years, but I first heard of it about a month ago.  So, what exactly is a 30K millionaire?  I decided to do some research and share what I found with you. So, What Is a 30K […]

How Much Gold Does the Vatican Have?

The Vatican’s finances have always been shrouded in mystery. It wasn’t until recently that anyone really knew any real details of the Vatican’s business dealings and holdings. Have you ever wondered how much gold the Vatican has? Let’s take a look at what we know. Gold and Other Assets According to an article in the […]

Alternative Heat Sources to Keep you Warm and Save You Money

Winter is in the air here in the Northeast, and it’s time to start thinking about heating the home for the upcoming season. There are many options to keep warm in winter. Obviously, there might be limits where you live and the type of primary furnace you have, but I’m going to run through the […]

Barcode Myths Debunked

Barcodes are everywhere. Almost everything that you buy either in a store or online will more than likely have a barcode printed somewhere on the packaging. Their primary function is to store information about a particular item for inventory tracking, accounting, and the point of sale. Barcodes have been around since 1973. The first one […]

NextSeed Review

Overview Are you looking for an investment outside of the stock market? Do you want to invest in start-up companies? If so, NextSeed could be for you. NextSeed is yet another crowdfunding site. They offer investments to non-accredited investors with a focus on retail, real estate, and restaurant businesses located primarily in Texas and California. […]

Can you Make Money on Wefunder?

Wefunder is a crowdsourcing site that links investors with startup businesses. There are a multitude of investment types and nearly endless startups to invest in. But can you make money from Wefunder? The answer put simply is yes. The more complex answer is it depends on the type of investment that you choose. Here are […]

How Understanding the Rule of 72 Works Can Build You Wealth

Understanding the rule of 72 can help you figure out if an investment is worth putting your money in. It can also help you build wealth by comparing various investments. What is the rule of 72? Simply, it is a formula that will tell you how long it will take to double your money at […]

Personal Financial Update, September 2020

It’s been a few months since I’ve done a personal update. I do have some big financial news to report. We’ll get to that in a bit. It’s hard to believe that summer is over. Today is actually the first day of fall. The nights are getting chilly, and the leaves on the trees are […]