personal finance

I’m A Boss

July 23, 2012

Every year we can depend on pop culture to give us new words & phrases (does bootylicious ring a bell), new meanings to old words (thug and swag immediately come to mind) or make an otherwise neutral statement fashionable and hip.  So when I kept hearing and reading the phrase, I’m A Boss, my gut […]

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Let’s Talk Investing

July 11, 2012

Financially speaking, investing is the act of putting money to use in something offering potential profitable returns, as interest, income or appreciation in value.  Key word here is profitable.  When you hear the word invest what immediately comes to mind?  I’m willing to bet that most people instantly think of the stock market, even if they […]

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Cash Is A Depreciating Asset

July 9, 2012

Cash is a depreciating asset!  Whew, I’ve wanted to say that for a very long time.  I’m so happy that this is a personal blog because had it been a professional blog I may have been excommunicated, banned, or forced into exile from the financial community.  I assure you, with great risk do I write this post […]

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5 Businesses You Can Start for $50 or Less

July 6, 2012

Almost everyday for at least a month straight I’d walk into the office and immediately after my good mornings I’d complain about how dirty the door (which is glass) and windows were.  I finally got sick and tired of it so I went to the store on my lunch break one day to buy a […]

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Happy (Financial) Independence Day!

July 4, 2012

Today is the day that Americans commemorate the adoption of the Declaration of Independence that occurred on July 4, 1776, declaring Independence from Great Britain.   While I’m thankful for the privilege of living in the land of the free and home of the brave, on this day I celebrate a different type of Independence. […]

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