Guy Question: Do You Splurge If You Win Big at the Casino?

October 2, 2012

I love when I have a real life situation that’s totally a blog post.  I immediately email it to myself to remember for future reference, especially when there’s drinking involved and I’m not prone to remember too well.  So, this weekend, I was in Atlantic City with a relative and he hit it big on […]

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Is Keratin Treatment Worth It? [a Guy’s Perspective]

June 23, 2012

Is Keratin Treatment Worth It?  Let me start by saying I had never even heard of this before until my wife started talking about some expensive hair treatment for hundreds of dollars that would apparently save her hours upon hours of time in the bathroom.  See, her hair’s not naturally straight and she’s always longed […]

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Dependency Ratios: Macroeconomic Disaster?

March 25, 2012

Dependency ratios are a term to know and understand. As investors and individuals, dependency ratios practically define our financial futures. You can calculate the dependency ratio by dividing the number of dependent people younger than 18, and older than 65 by those between the “working ages” of 18-65 years old. This calculation essentially provides for […]

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MBA Monday – Really Cool Equation: Internal Rate of Return

March 11, 2012

I thought I’d start up the MBA Monday series again (NPV, Accounting, Investing and all sorts of other goodies) to bring you a really cool calculation you can do in excel that you may not have heard of. It’s called Internal Rate of Return. It’s important because it provides you with an investment return when the […]

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I’m Borrowing $50,000 From My 401(k) – It’s My Best Option!

August 14, 2011

There are tons of articles out there waring about the dire consequences of borrowing from your 401(k) – you know, not earning money on the withdrawn amount, double taxation, early withdrawal penalties and having to repay immediately if separate from the company…I’m going to lay out why my particular situation and outline why none of […]

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July In Review – All-Time Highs, Small Biz Explosion, Real Estate Deal and More…

July 31, 2011

I’m really excited to announced another month of record results for the Darwin blog network AND my small biz venture a buddy and I started up earlier this year.  Following on a strong June Update where I started opening up with more details, here are this month’s results: Traffic Traffic hit an all-time high here […]

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