In an effort to simplify my finances a bit, I decided to finally rollover my 401(k) from the job I was laid off from last year. I had put it off waiting for the old employer’s last annual match to hit this past February, and then put it off after my experience rolling over the [...]
The wife and kids decided to stay back in Louisiana for a couple of extra days, so with the house to myself I decided to work on the transition of my old office into a bedroom for the kids. As part of the project I had to move everything out of the room (now so [...]
While many are now talking about investing in gold and other precious metals, others seem to be investing in other metals. As said my one of my readers dubbed Amazing Larry, “I too have been buying alot of metal recently, but mostly just copper-jacketed lead“. Yes, Virginia, Larry is talking about ammunition!
As people are [...]
The economic events of the last several months, and the “response” to those events by our government have been troubling me greatly recently. For a while it didn’t make any real sense to me as to why it was so troubling. I have what I consider to be a good job, modest expenses, considerable savings, [...]
I posted previously about some things to consider before a layoff hits. The first of four installments discussed saving vital information and the second installment discussed work-related expenses. This third installment discusses items to consider as it relates to your retirement and savings accounts. Decisions you make in your final few months of employment could make a difference of [...]
My brothers-in-law and I are doing something that may seem odd with the way the stock market is right now. We are investing in individual stocks, with the help of 7 free trades from Scottrade! (Note: you can get seven free trades as well by using the referral code GFDF2643 when opening a new account.)