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...]

Investing

permanent life insurance

5 People Who SHOULD Use Permanent Life Insurance

I’m tired of people beating on permanent insurance. Last week yet another colleague of mine said, “I can’t think of a time when somebody should buy anything but term insurance.” I told him I could name five. He scoffed. I listed them off quickly to him, … [Read More...]

Infographics

Facebook vs Google Infographic

Midweek Infographic – Facebook vs Google

A small tech company went public recently.  The news hasn't covered it much so you may not have heard of the tiny Menlo Park firm by the name of Facebook.  Obviously, I'm being a little sarcastic here.  The onslaught of news coverage and investor interest has … [Read More...]

rich versus poor

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 … [Read More]

getting cash back on a personal check

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 … [Read More]

30k millionaire problems

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 … [Read More]

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 … [Read More]

alternative heat sources

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, … [Read More]

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, … [Read More]