Lighten Up Francis! Below is a list of uncommon items. How many of them do you think you could successfully sell by the roadside? I felt bad for being too heavy with the whole 'derivatives will destroy the world' so in penance I offer up this little nugget of absurdity. Truth by told, I do … Continue reading How Good of A Salesmen Are You?
Going Back Almost A Decade An inheritance from my in-laws allowed us to pay down some serious debt in late 2008. We refinanced our mortgage in June of 2008. There is truth to the old adage, if you can get lower by a whole percentage point, do it. I have refinanced at least 3 times … Continue reading A History of Liabilities
This is an article/chart from CBSMarketwatch. It is very interesting and totally terrifying. Derivatives are not wealth. They are the potential destroyers of all wealth. The problem is that we do not even understand how these vehicles really work, you don't get to just say BECAUSE. If you have not seen the movie 'The Big Short', … Continue reading All The Money In The World
When you are trying to figure out what your real salary is, you don't just look at the dollar amount on the paycheck right? Different jobs come with different packages. To truly evaluate the job, you need to factor in the benefits beyond the hourly rate. Private employers may have Bonuses, but Public jobs have … Continue reading Salary Add-ons
Part of figuring out where you are going is to review where you have already been. There are probably things that I obsessively track that serve no functional purpose, but the history of your paycheck / salaries is a worthy category. Wife was only working part time 2007-2012 Lazy wife still only part time Finally, … Continue reading PayCheck History