Archives For April 2006

A couple of weeks ago, my dad called me and asked me if I had seen the Oprah show that was just on. It was about people living on minimum wage and the struggles they face. I did not get to see the show but my dad said it was pretty pathetic in that Oprah really didn’t have anyone with any intelligence on the show. Rather, it was a typical Continue Reading…

This week’s Carnival of Personal Finance is hosted by ConsumerismCommentary, the “founder” of the carnival. Anway, Flexo has done a fabulous job putting this week’s carnival together so make sure you stop by and give it a read.

I’m not a fan of liberal economists but I wanted to share with you that John Kenneth Galbraith died this weekend at the age of 97. Something I found interesting Continue Reading…

Here’s a step-by-step approach to the asset allocation process. This process is adapted from a version found in Personal Financial Planning – Seventh Edition by G. Victor Hallman and Jerry S. Rosenbloom. I’ll list the process and then expand where necessary with follow-up posts.

The Steps in the Asset Allocation Process: Continue Reading…

I am currently considering a place to store our emergency fund. I am looking at: Continue Reading…

Holy Cow! May starts on Monday. We all know what happens during the month of May. That’s right, GRADUATIONS! If you are wondering what to get a new graduate, here are some ideas I put together as a list on Amazon.com. It isn’t a very long list but I will try to add some items to it as I think of them.

This week’s Blog of the Week is PunnyMoney. I picked PunnyMoney because I like the author’s (his name is Nick) sense of humor even though it can be kind of gross. While “researching” for this BoTW post, I found myself reading 3 – 4 of his posts. Anyway, I think it is pretty good stuff and I think you will too.

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