Average Net Worth by Age

What is your net worth?  How does it 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 simply your … [Read More...]

Investing

Mohnish Pabrai Net Worth

Mohnish Pabrai’s life story is one that everyone aspiring to be wealthly should read. He is someone who did not follow a set path and continued to grow throughout his life. However, there are many pieces that were essential to his success that many do not know … [Read More...]

Infographics

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...]

Getting Started Investing in Art

Are you considering other options in investing? Whether you want to expand your investment portfolio or venture into another popular alternative investment opportunity, it is worth considering getting started investing in art. … [Read More]

Buying Used Items

You have certainly needed or wanted something in your lifetime. And, what do you do when you want or need to buy an item?  You most likely go to a store or a website and purchase whatever it is you are looking for correct? That is normally what I do for … [Read More]

Personal Financial Update. Oct. 2019, Part 1

October is upon us, and so is the chilly weather.  I had to light a fire in the wood stove while I was doing some work at our camp this past weekend.  I’m starting to price oil, as I will need to fill the tanks for the furnace soon.  I also need to buy propane … [Read More]

Personal Financial Update, Part 2. September 2019

As September draws to a close fall is in the air here.  The nights are getting cooler and the leaves on the trees are starting to turn and fall.  We closed the swimming pool for the season a week ago, and we have begun harvesting fruit from our pear and apple … [Read More]

Finding and Building With Cheap Lumber

If you are like me, then you may enjoy building things with wood.  I’ve built a bookcase from common lumber, and I’ve also done a few projects using salvaged wood from old pallets.  So, how can you get lumber cheaply?  Lumber is a commodity and is bound to the … [Read More]

Where to Put a Million Dollars

The Bare Naked Ladies sang an entire song about what they would do if they had a million dollars.  But, what would, or could you really do?  So, if you are in the 7-figure club, where can you put your wealth to ensure that it stays safe, continues to grow, … [Read More]