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Should You Tap Into Your Home’s Equity

If you own your home, then you may have equity in the property. If you do, then should you tap this locked up equity and use it? There is no black and white answer. Some uses of your home’s equity are foolish while others can help you build wealth. I’m going … [Read More...]

Investing

Investing for Beginners | Newbie Mistakes to Watch Out For

I made my first stock trade back in the autumn of 2007. I had read a few books on investing for beginners by Warren Buffet and also the book The Bogleheads' Guide to Investing. I knew just enough to be dangerous. And dangerous I was. I made some fantastic … [Read More...]

Infographics

How Does Southwest and RyanAir Do it? Cheap Airfare [Infographic]

A fascinating bit of information from this week's infographic: 35% of intra-Euro flights are now on cheap airlines. In the US we're already fortunate to have a low-cost carrier like Southwest Airlines dominating the skies. To brighten your eyes, and hopefully … [Read More...]

Interesting Money Facts

Have you ever wondered about the money that you have in your pocket?  How long does it last?  How much of it is in circulation?  What is the history of it?  Money has been around for thousands of years as a form of currency and trade.  Here are some … [Read More]

Joe Rogan’s Wife’s Net Worth

Joe Rogan – a Brief Introduction You may have heard of Joe Rogan.  If not, here is a brief summary.  Joe Rogan is a celebrity stand up comedian, actor, MMA color commentator, and podcast host.  He began his comedy career in the 80’s, has been involved with … [Read More]

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Finance 101

A Beginners Guide to Finances If you are just starting out in your journey of financial education and wealth building, or if you have some debt and want to pay it off and start building wealth, then this primer is a good place to start.  I’m going to run … [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 cooking versus … [Read More]

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What You Should Know About Buy One Get One Free

We’ve all seen “Buy One, Get One Free” advertisements. It’s the single simple word “free” that allures us as consumers to buy a certain item or shop at a particular store. Be clear that these sales tactics are not due to the charitable nature of corporations … [Read More]

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List of Helpful Financial Resources

unsI thought it might be helpful to share my financial resource list. This is not a list of ideals but a list of actual financial websites, services, and publications that I use and have found value in. Hopefully you too can take advantage of some of these … [Read More]