Cash Is King Again

Over the last decade investors and savers have grown accustom to low yields on cash and cash equivalent investments. Miniscule returns on cash has forced many investors to reach for yield and step into riskier asset classes to maintain the value of their money (keep pace with and/or exceed inflation)…

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Is Pet Insurance Worth The Cost?

I’m a huge animal lover and have always had pets. Pets have brought me a lot of happiness over the years and it’s hard to imagine life without them. Like many people, I consider them part of my family. I take great care of my pets and am always concerned…

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How To Get Free Avocados For Life

Right now avocado prices are hitting record highs due to bad weather in California and Mexico and exploding demand in Asia (specifically China). I don’t know about you, but I love avocados and generally eat 2-3 a week. With avocados in my area now going for ~$3 each, I decided…

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How To Save Money Urban Farming

There are many benefits to urban farming including relaxation/stress relief, the production of organic healthy food, and the convenience of growing food that you like to eat. One of the other benefits of urban farming is the ability to grow produce in a very economical way including the ability to…

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5 Best Personal Finance Books of All Time

A lot of good personal finance advice is timeless in nature and the 5 books listed below are filled with great advice that will always ring true. If you have yet to read these 5 best personal finance books of all time, I highly recommend that you do.   Rich…

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Best High Yield Checking Accounts for 2017

On March 15th the Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) voted to raise the federal funds rate by 25 basis points (0.25%) to a range of 0.75% to 1.00%, marking its 3rd rate increase since the great recession and its 2nd rate increase in the last 3 months. Most economists expect the…

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