James Hendrickson

PT Barnum wrote the following back in the 1850’s: “Mr. Beecher advised young men to get in debt if they could to a small amount in the purchase of land, in the country districts. ‘If a young man,’ he says, ‘will only get in debt for some land and then get married, these two things […]

Back in 2015 I moved from Washington, D.C. to Portland, Oregon to be closer to family.  After moving, I gleefully discovered that you could legally own firearms and hunt in the state.  This wasn’t something that could be easily done in the District.

If you’re married or in a committed relationship, one thing you’ll learn is that fights about money aren’t really about the money. Instead, they’re often about underlying values like safety, security, freedom, etc. So, if you’re fighting with your partner about money, here is a resource I wanted to share with with you. Its good […]

Yahoo finance used to be a powerhouse of great personal articles and videos. Their quality has declined as of late, but there are still some gems to be had if you’re digging through the archives. Here is a quick video I like by Farnoosh Torabi. In it she details some of the habits of people […]

If you’re reader of DINKs, you’ll know that we make an effort to bring high quality personal finance information. Along these lines, I wanted to share some key recommendations made by Eric Tyson.  Tyson is a former journalist with the San Francisco Chronicle, and has taught courses on personal finance at several universities in the […]

Embarking upon a new relationship is a wonderful time in life—emotions are running high and you have ton of optimism about the future you will build together. The last thing you want to do is jeopardize your love by discussing mundane things like who brings home the bacon. But when you are getting together issues […]

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Came across an old reference to this when doing some stock research. I love how some trading wisdom is timeless. 12 commandments – from Carret (1930) Art of speculation.

“Home is where love resides, memories are created, friends and family belong and laughter never ends.” -Unknown ‘Home’ – the word alone rings ever so sweetly in our ears every time. It brings a certain cheerful though at the end of the day. We feel content and gleeful by the thought of reaching our home […]