Real Ways to Save Money That You Can Start Doing Right Now

October 2, 2014

We’ve talked recently about both the benefits of paying off debt as well as reasons why saving money at all is really really hard. Basically, our lives are more expensive than they have ever been before. That doesn’t mean, though, that you just have to accept debt as a way of life or that you […]

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Why accumulation is costly

October 2, 2014

Do you hoard things?  Do you buy several of the same item in case you need it later?  Does anyone really need that much hot sauce? Good morning Dinks.  I am happy to tell you that Nick and I have finally moved.  Yes that’s  right.  After months of searching we are finally moved into our […]

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An update on my job loss

October 1, 2014

Good morning Dinks.  It’s go time in my relationship today.  As you read this Nick and I are finally moving into our new apartment.  More to come on that next week. This week my employer released more information about the sale of my company to a competitor.  In case you have no idea what I’m […]

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Why I suck at long term goals

September 30, 2014

Admittedly there are not a lot of changes in my life from year to year and I like it that way; that’s not to say I plan for the long term, it’s just because I stick to my normal routine.  For this reason it’s extremely awkward when I bump into old friends on the street […]

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Investing Your Money, Without the Worry

September 29, 2014

In the current economic climate, it is not surprising that there is a certain degree of uncertainty and distrust in the financial markets – particularly from those interested in investment without much experience or expertise. That being said, the reality that we have to face up to is that without investment there won’t be any […]

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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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