Category: Saving & Investing

Retirement Investment Options: 401(k) Basics

For many of us, a 401(k) is one of the most accessible and easily managed options when it comes to our retirement investment strategy. This accessibility is largely a function of the fact that the 401(k) remains one of the…

Cell Phone Savings – What Would Zach Morris Do?

I’ve always been that guy when it comes to cell phones. And anybody reading this probably knows at least one guy like me – the guy that always goes with the free phone when signing up for a cell phone plan…

Don’t Pay for your Child’s College Education

Does it strike anybody else as strange that there is an unspoken assumption that parents ought to pay (in part or in full) for their children’s college education? And not only are parents expected to pay for this cost, they…

The Emergency Fund – Establish your Safety Net

If nothing else, I think the Great Recession may have served as a much needed wake up call to many American households. In saying that, I certainly do not mean to diminish the financial and personal struggles of those individuals…

Residential Real Estate Investing – an Intro

You will consistently hear financial advisors and investment professionals discuss the importance of diversifying your investment portfolio – an investment strategy that follows the simply adage “Don’t put all of your eggs in one basket”. In my experience, I have…