Age 21: A Year of Change and Humility

The year I turned 21 was the most tumultuous of my life. In many ways, that one year shaped my life more than any other and determined the direction of my future. […]

Fixing the American Tax System

Every tax season, I create a post exploring many different aspects of our system of taxation. It’s a discussion of the problems facing taxpayers and solutions that may help to fix the system. […]

Real Estate 101 – Renting vs. Owning

One of the common themes that get kicked around the financial blogosphere is the debate between buying or renting a place to live. […]

Living on Less is the New Reality for Millions of Americans

I read a story in Yahoo Finance that stated Americans should get used to living on less permanently. The author’s contention was that government deficits and mismanagement could lower our standard of living for a long time to come. […]