The truth about IPOs?
Straight to the point: They are usually bad investments.
Sure there are ones that have done well, *Ahem Microsoft:
Microsoft went public on March 13, 1986. If you had bought 100 shares during the Initial Public Offering:
Microsoft has certainly done well. For every Microsoft however, there have been thousands of other […]
Big things are happening in my life in the next while. I can’t hardly wait! I am so excited slash scared slash nervous slash multiple feelings for many reasons. I am so grateful to say however, that financially is not really one of them. Remember to pay yourself first! Build an emergency fund and save for […]
Click on the image to pick up your own copy of Benjamin Franklin An American Life by Walter Isaacson
I’ve been reading the monster-sized autobiography: Benjamin Franklin An American […]
You know that feeling when you have a small pebble in your shoe, rolling around and jabbing your foot somewhere else during every step? Where does it come from anyways? Do they just magically appear in there!? It’s so annoying. Basically that’s how I feel when I hear this:
“You’re wasting money renting!”
Far too […]
While my computer is off for repairs, I managed to create and upload this video for you guys from my iPhone, explaining why just saving your money is not enough. I can call, I can text, I can edit and upload videos to a website. Technology will never cease to amaze me…
Sometimes we make utterly illogical spending decisions. Sometimes that’s okay! After all if we work so damn hard in life to earn some dollars to our name, doesn’t it make sense to blow a little here and there?
Irrational spending can obviously be a bad thing. It doesn’t always have to be! There are certain […]
Imagine yourself on a beach in Hawaii with your closest friends. Laughter, drinks, and the balmy sun beaming down from above. As you inhale your senses are lifted after tasting that sweet ocean air. You feel happiness overwhelming you, unlike anything you’ve felt before. Life is good…
How would that feel? Do you think you would […]
Have you ever bought something and looked at how much it costs aside from monetary value?
Try it out next time you buy something. Just calculate how many hours it will take to afford your purchase.
For example, say you wanted to buy a Martin 000-15M Solid Mahogany Acoustic guitar. Maybe you don’t, but I would […]
Here’s an interesting thought:
Would you rather appear to be wealthy, or would you rather actually be wealthy?
I’m not saying having both is impossible. Personally I think making the sacrifices earlier, and working hard to increase your income and assets over time will allow the luxury of both. With that lies persistence and hard-work […]
Rounding the corner to follow up with my routine harvest in the produce section at the grocery store, I was suddenly awestruck by a particular sight.
Fascinated really. Stopped in my tracks as if a beam of lightning ripped through the roof and jolted me right where I stood; right next to the broccoli and […]