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Personal Financial Update, AUG 2019

I’m going to give a brief overview of my personal financial situation and go over a few main points of focus. I’ll be posting regular updates on my progress. Wealth Building I’ve been saving and investing for years. Currently, I’m putting around $1,000 a … [Read More...]

Investing

Index Funds

Investing in the stock market can be a very intimidating proposition. There are over 9000 individual stocks to choose from on the major exchanges, then you have the pink sheets, exchange traded funds, sector funds, preferred stocks, foreign investments, ADRs, … [Read More...]

Infographics

the financial cost of obesity infographic

Why It Hurts All Of Us: The Financial Cost of Obesity [Infographic]

What is the financial cost of obesity? It's a high one-and more. It's your health. It's not being able to do what you want to do. It's years off your life. It's doing too young. And obesity is something that is attacking us all-financially. See why in the … [Read More...]

who is jason bond

Who is Jason Bond? A Quick Review

I’ve seen ads lately for a gentleman named Jason Bond. He's selling an investment strategy promising to make you tons of money via stock trading. You know what they say about something sounding too good to be true. I decided to research to find out about this … [Read More]

alternative heat sources

Staying Warm in the Winter With Alternative Heat Sources

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]

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]

buying a second home

Buying a Second Home Part II

Good news since my first article on buying the cabin. Everything is a go. The appraisal came back favorable on my primary residence, and there will be plenty of cash at closing to buy the cabin outright. The official closing is later this week, but I wanted to … [Read More]

financial advice

Getting the Best Financial Advice – Who Influences You?

We all have influences and we all want to make sure we get the best financial advice. Other people often shape who we become, what we believe, and how we act. So, who influences me from a financial standpoint? I have had several influences. I’ll share a few of … [Read More]

buying a second home

Buying a Second Home? Make Sure You Are Prepared

So, I’m in the middle of buying a second home. This will be a vacation home — basically, a place for a weekend getaway. It’s a nice little 2-bedroom cottage that was recently remodeled, located in the mountains of PA, approximately two hours away from home. We … [Read More]