Category Archives: Finance

Personal Capital Review

Personal Capital Review

A few years ago, my friend Sam from financial samurai (who was retired) started a new consulting gig that he was excitedly telling me about. He was working for a company called personal capital, which sounded to me like an investors version of mint. I was still paying off debt at the time (and was hesitant… Continue Reading

January 2015 Monthly Review

January 2015 Monthly Review

Thankfully, 2014 is now in the books and our cash issues are over as we’ve switched to my wife’s health insurance. This is something we have been waiting to do for about 6 months, and as predicted our cash levels really jumped up this month. It was nice to see that, and see the effects… Continue Reading

November 2014 Monthly Review

November 2014 Monthly Review

Hey All – It has been a packed month. I’ve been very busy with side work and this site, and am hoping to launch the new site soon (Yes i’ve been saying that forever, but it’s going to be totally different and is a LOT of work). I’ve already removed about 400+ old posts that… Continue Reading

October 2014 Monthly Review

Hey everyone – it’s been a quick month of October, and I’m happy to report that everything here has been going well. The initial squeeze that was placed on our finances when switching jobs and seeing a 10x (!!!) increase in health insurance plus my wife beginning work 2/3rds time instead of full time put… Continue Reading

September 2014 Monthly Review

September 2014 Monthly Review

Welcome back! There has been a pretty small number of posts here lately, as I have been working on a redesign for the site! It’s not quite ready yet, but I think it looks pretty good if I do say so myself. I had hoped it would be finished by early september, but that just… Continue Reading

August 2014 Monthly Review

August 2014 Monthly Review

Welcome everyone – thanks for stopping by and reading. It seems like august just flew by, and I spent more time working on side projects than ever. That venture of my online business is starting to see success far greater than what I’d imagined, and I’m looking to continue that trend as the year comes… Continue Reading

Stock Market Sell Stops: Tools for limiting loss in a stock market crash

If you ever have the chance to visit the exciting and dramatic floor of the New York Stock Exchange for the opening bell you’ll see that it’s a thrilling, adrenaline-fueled event. When the bell sounds the action starts with a frenzy. There is an old saying, however, that no alarm bells go off to signal… Continue Reading