James Hendrickson

In case you’ve been living under a brick, the Coronovirus is starting to hit the US pretty hard.  Its a full blown and legitimate crisis comparable to the 9/11 attacks. Two things. First, you’ll need to protect yourself and second, it pays to think about how to make some money.

Here is a jar of quarters. Why am I posting it here?  Because it’s awesome.

America worships celebrity. As a society, we tend to view celebrities as having better judgment, as being more ethical, more attractive and more worthy of attention that average people. In my searches for financial information on the internet, I’ve come across some interesting links on the relating to celebrities and their financial lives. It seems […]

Here is a personal update. Its early February.  I’ve been tracking my spending for the past 6 weeks and its starting to pay off. I started after reading Darren Hardy’s The Compound Effect.  If you aren’t familiar with Hardy’s work, he is a huge proponent of the additive power of small changes.  His main idea […]

It is mid winter here in Oregon and the weather is projected to be 40 degrees and rainy for the next two weeks.  So, if you’re like me you’re probably wanting to stay warm on the cheap. Here are three things you can do to save money heating up your place. These ideas aren’t earth […]

Since it is time to start compiling your tax information, I wanted to share this summary of 2020 tax code updates I found on YouTube last week. The author is “Mike the CPA”, a self employed CPA and YouTube content producer.  His stuff is worth watching if you’re into maximizing your tax efficiency.

If you’re like me, you’re probably looking to stretch your dollar as far as it will go.  Well here is a win I wanted to share with Dinks readers. The story is I got a gift card for Christmas, but hadn’t used it all. It had about $20 dollars left on it.  I needed groceries […]

Its past new years and before tax season.  That means a lot of people are thinking about how to allocate their money for retirement.  You may also be considering how to build up your own nest egg.  But, what is a nest egg and how do you build one? Here is a handy definition and […]