I already know what you’re thinking, “I WISH I had a large inheritance coming my way, but what are the odds? Slim to none.” I know it can feel this way, but earning an inheritance is actually not all that uncommon. Sure, it might not be millions of dollars, but if your parents own a […]
Happy New Years! I hope you all had a fun time bringing in 2015. I spent New Years Eve with my wife and a couple of close friends. We had a great time reflecting on the fun and successes of 2014 and I challenged myself to a new income goal for 2015. But before that, let’s […]
If you are interested in getting a serious breakdown of your portfolio and retirement, you might be interested in Future Advisor.
I hope everyone had a great Thanksgiving. I spent the first half of the week in sunny Santa Barbara, California and the second half of the week in Palm Desert. I had a great time with my California in-laws and I’m excited for two trips this month, to visit my Grandma in Kansas City and […]
Today I want to compare two top personal finance tracking websites. We are going to look at long-time industry heavyweight Mint.com and a newer entrant: Mint Alternative Personal Capital. I have accounts with both and I have used each site extensively. Here is what you need to know when choosing between Mint and Personal Capital.
When I started my new job in September, I had the option to sign up for either a Preferred Provider Organization (PPO) or High Deductible Health Plan (HDHP). I have always used a PPO in the past, so moving to an HDHP wasn’t something I was excited about. However, when I ran the numbers, I […]