Pope Francis

How Much is the Pope Worth?

Have you ever wondered how much the Pope earns or is worth? The facts may surprise you. Here is a summary of the current Pope’s financial status Earnings and Net Worth Pope Francis technically earns nothing. But all living expenses and travel arrangements … [Read More...]

Investing

foreign currency

Is Forex Right For You

The following post was written by guest poster Rick Decardo, who writes for Dailyforex.com. The foreign exchange markets are extremely attractive to a large number of people. Now that they have been opened up to the common public, there are a large number … [Read More...]

Infographics

Infographic - rent or buy in 2012

Should You Buy A House This Year – Midweek Infographic

In 2008, The Case-Shiller home price index reported the largest price drop in its history due to a combination of foreclosures, subprime mortgages, housing speculation, CDOs and a dozen other factors. Whether you were a home owner then, since then or you're … [Read More...]

Personal Financial Update, NOV 2019

November is here and with it comes the falling leaves, chilly nights, and shorter days.  They are calling for snow showers in the next few days. I bought oil for the tanks to keep the furnace running, and I got a load of firewood for our camp for the winter.  … [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]