Personal Financial Update

Personal Financial Update, July 2020

It’s time for another personal financial update, July 2020. It’s the middle of July, but it certainly doesn’t feel like it. No fireworks, or street fairs, or concerts this year. The virus has definitely changed our world. I’m looking forward to the day that … [Read More...]

Investing

warren buffett

Make Better Investments Using Corporate Finance

To be a successful investor, you have to know what your stock positions are worth. I'm not referring to simple metrics like the current stock price or market capitalization.  I'm talking about the actual value of a firm using concepts and fundamentals found in … [Read More...]

Infographics

Health Care Infographic

The Rising Cost Of Health Care – Midweek Infographic

The Supreme Court came down with a landmark decision today by upholding President Obama's health care law. It was ruled by a 5-4 majority that the penalty for not having insurance is considered a tax and therefore constitutional. How this will affect … [Read More...]

Personal Financial Update June 2020

Personal Financial Update, March 2020

March is here and with it some Spring-like weather today. As I sit and write this, the temperature touched close to 70 degrees where I live. There will no doubt be some more cold weather ahead before it is all said and done, but it is a nice relief today. It … [Read More]

Financing Home Improvement

Financing Home Improvement Projects Without Using Your Home’s Equity

If you are a homeowner or thinking about becoming one, then there may be some major projects or renovations that you’d like to do.  These could be expensive such as a kitchen or bathroom remodel or addition.  If you are planning to finance a home improvement, … [Read More]

Personal Reflections FEB 2020

There hasn’t been much of a change in my debt since my last update.  So, as February draws to a close I thought I would take a break from the normal debt and asset updates and post up a few random thoughts and let you know what I’ve been up to this … [Read More]

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Overcoming Common Fears of Investing

Investing in the stock market can yield rewarding returns and help you secure a comfortable retirement.  But many are afraid to make the leap into this realm.  In fact, a recent survey conducted by GOBankingRates claims that 55% of Americans aren’t investing … [Read More]

Personal Financial Update, Feb 2020

February is here and so are thoughts of winter coming to an end.  Here in the Northeast we’re looking at another month and change of winter, then the weather will finally start to break.  As mentioned in my last update I’ve been making a Spring project list of … [Read More]

How to NOT Protect Your Net Worth

You are hopefully living life within your means, paying off or avoiding consumer debt, and building net worth. If you are, then congratulations. You already have a winning strategy in place, and you probably already know what you need to do in order to grow … [Read More]