Visiting all of the book stores in Connecticut for $500 in gift cards!

Visiting all of the book stores in Connecticut for $500 in gift cards!

Guys, apparently April 28th is independent book store day. Who knew? I sure didn't until Friday(the 27th). That's when my buddy Facebook told me about it. It said "hey dude, check out this event your friends are interested in, it's cool and stuff." It was the Independent Bookstore Day Passport and it was happening in [...]

The first $100,000 is the hardest – the miracle of compound interest

The first $100,000 is the hardest – the miracle of compound interest

Compound interest is an amazing little thing. It has been called the eight wonder of the world. There's even a claim that Albert Einstein called it the most powerful force in the universe. I'm not sure if that's true but it sounds cool on paper. Whether he said it or not, compound interest is the [...]

Time in the Market savings rate report – March 2018 – wedding venue costs

Time in the Market savings rate report – March 2018 – wedding venue costs

[This savings rate report about wedding venue costs may contain affiliate links at no cost to you] Wedding venue costs are on my mind as I look at my March 2018 expenses. We've got a wedding coming up in a few months. That's super exciting but with that come the costs. The 2nd of 3 wedding venue [...]

Time in the Market dividend review – March 2018 – mutual fund dividends

It's March and that's good news for those cool cats with a lot of mutual funds or ETFs. Mutual fund dividends are back on the menu as the quarter wound to an end. It's time for most funds to payout accumulated dividends for the quarter. This mutual fund or ETF payout schedule is familiar to [...]