Having the Financial "Talk" With Your Parents

In the house I grew up in, we had the "Florida Room", our screened porch…


You May Be Accidentally Investing In Cigarette (and other) Companies

Last week, TED Talks Daily Podcast posted a fantastic talk on the unintentional…


When Should I Redo My Will?

I'm going to start this post by assuming that you do, in fact, have a will in…


How Do I Keep Track of All My Passwords!?

"Please create a password that contains exactly 27 characters, 1/7th of which…


Ski Lessons

Last week I took my two oldest kids (ages 10 and 8) to the ski slopes for the…


Which Budgeting Tool Should I Use?

Now that January's almost over, most folks have either formed a solid habit or…


Are They Really Called Securities??

We often refer to stocks and bonds as securities.  Legally, these are…


In For A Bumpy Boat Ride

I think I’m done with traveling for a while.  After our extended RV trip up to…


Waging War on Debt

Paying off debt is usually near the top of the list of goals for most folks…


Tight Spaces

We got back last week from our nearly three week long RV trek up the east…