Real estate comparison – DC versus Portland

September 29, 2014

REAL ESTATE COMPARISON IN OTHER CITIES CANADA Save. Spend. Splurge.: Montreal Urban Departures: Toronto Financial Diffraction: Halifax Money after Graduation: Calgary U.S.A. Frugal Portland: Portland Broke and Beautiful: New York Michelle of Shop my Closet: Denver Paul of Don’t Quit your Day Job: Silicon Valley / South Bay Area Red Debted Stepchild: Bergen County, NJ […]

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Choosing The Right Home Loan For Your Needs

September 29, 2014

Choosing the best home loan for your current financial situation can be a difficult task due to the numerous options available from various lenders. There is a wide range of home loan products offered by lenders to ensure that nearly everyone that wants a home loan will be able to get one that fits with […]

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Weekly roundup: I’m back from New Orleans…check out the pic

September 26, 2014

Good morning Dinks.  Happy Friday.  I’m back from New Orleans and I just want to say that I had a really great time with all my personal finance friends at FinCon.  The city was historic, the bayou was breathtaking and it’s safe to say that New Orleans is a lot of fun. I hope you […]

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My personal oath for my new job

September 25, 2014

Good morning Dinks.  I announced a few weeks ago that my investment firm is being sold to a competitor;  the news is equally terrifying and exciting.  I’m terrified because Nick and I are moving into a new apartment October 1st and come January I don’t know if I’ll have a job.  However at the same […]

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5 Reasons Why Having a Website Is a Good Investment

September 25, 2014

The world’s current trends are that almost everything is via the internet. People are looking for opportunities and making money online. Websites have become the offices of this generation. Through websites, transactions are effortlessly carried out without any physical contact and people are making big money. It is until you be having your own website […]

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Find a work life balance: Relationship style

September 24, 2014

Good morning Dinks.  There are just some things that are bad for your relationship, things like being stuck in traffic, always wanting to be right and being a work-a-holic.  The key to happiness in a relationship is patience, understanding and a whole lot of compromise, especially when it comes to work and your career. Finding […]

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Your top 3 retirement questions: ANSWERED

September 22, 2014

Good morning Dinks.  Remember last week when we talked about investing for short term goals?  We mentioned that goals are personal but we can all use discipline and focus to achieve them.  Well today we are talking about our long term goals.  Actually we are talking about the one long term goal we all have […]

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Weekly roundup: FinCon, Retirement and AirBnB

September 19, 2014

Good morning Dinks and happy Friday.  As you read this I am at FinCon in New Orleans – probably hanging out on the ghost tour or the swamp tour.  New Orleans has been on my bucket list for a long time so I am excited to be in The Big Easy right now. If you’re […]

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Ask a CFP: Where is your money?

September 18, 2014

Good morning Dinks.  As a financial planner one of the first questions clients ask me when we start talking about their investments is “Where do you have your money?”  Of course I don’t like to talk about my own money and actually I am not allowed to.  However when you want to gain someone’s trust […]

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