May 2018 Net Worth – $771,054

Every month I post my updated net worth for those that are interested in following my progress. I have been tracking my net worth online since January 2006. I look forward to compiling the numbers each month, and doing so keeps me motivated, focused, and accountable. Had some landscaping work done that came out of savings this month. Still working on getting back to the January highs.  
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What are the Best Investment Options for Young People in India?

Investment plans are important for those individuals who want to make sure that by a certain period of time they should have a certain amount of money in their bank. The investment plan acts like a huge piggy bank for anyone who wants to save their money and see their money grow over a period of time. The money in an investment plan grows according to the respective interest rate that is applied on it on a yearly basis. For reaching a more-than-ideal financial standing over a period of time, ...
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Avoiding The Latest Cryptocurrency Investment Scams Targeting The Nation

Each year, millions of unsuspecting Americans fall victim to investment scams. According to The Federal Trade Commission, 25 million US citizens find themselves mixed up in consumer fraud each year. Therefore, when you’re investing your money, it’s vital that you’re vigilant and do all you can to protect yourself from being scammed. Investment scams are constantly evolving and these are the ones that are currently sweeping the nation. Deals too good to be true Despite the well-known saying...
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How Blockchain Technology is Shaping the Future of E-Commerce

In the United States alone, the e-commerce industry represents 10% of retail sales, with a rapid increase of 15% each year. New blockchain technology solutions are proving to help simplify the process of customer acquisition as well as helping buyers make informed decisions before their purchase. As e-commerce continues to evolve at a rapid pace, business owners should keep up with the latest online trends to help boost sales and stay ahead. Check out how Blockchain technology is shaping the fut...
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Top 5 Dividend Growth Stocks For 2018

In a volatile stock market, an investor looks for both income and growth of his portfolio. It could be realized by dividend growth stocks, which refers to selecting companies which have paid dividends consistently and have also consistently increased the payouts. Stocks which have a record of enhancing the shareholder returns with the help of regular dividend hikes make the portfolio of an investor immune to big swings in the stock prices during turbulent times and hence act as a hedge against ...
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Plan Your Strategy for A Comfortable Retirement

Your‘re caught up in a rat race. Going to work, taking care of family expenses and you don’t realize days are flying by. You celebrate your 30th birthday, then a gala 40th birthday bash and so on. You are so busy with your career that, retirement planning is not anywhere on your priority list. But come retirement, it hits you like a thunderbolt. Bam! Why didn’t I plan for it before you think? Most people start planning for retirement close to retirement age. They get so entangled with day-to...
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April 2018 Net Worth – $764,427

Every month I post my updated net worth for those that are interested in following my progress. I have been tracking my net worth online since January 2006. I look forward to compiling the numbers each month, and doing so keeps me motivated, focused, and accountable. Back to healthy gains, but still a ways to go to get back to where we were at the end of January.  
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March 2018 Net Worth – $751,068

Every month I post my updated net worth for those that are interested in following my progress. I have been tracking my net worth online since January 2006. I look forward to compiling the numbers each month, and doing so keeps me motivated, focused, and accountable. Two consecutive months of decreasing net worth is not good. Hopefully things will turn around next month.  
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A Quick Checklist for Filing Your Taxes in 2018

Tax day is almost upon us yet again and we’re all hunkering down to get the job done — at least, we should be, right? Luckily, this year, you’ve got two extra days to file. Since April 15 lands on a Saturday this year, we have until April 17 to file. However, a few extra days doesn’t remove the hassle. Do you remember when you were young and your parents made you play with some neighborhood kid who you didn’t know and you really didn’t want to play? That’s kind of how taxes feel. We don’t lik...
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Surviving the Day After Debt

Debt can feel a bit too much like being stuck in quicksand. It’s almost like the more you struggle, the more you sink. For those stuck in debt, it’s impossible to control the nature of debt itself; you can’t eradicate debt off the face of the planet all by yourself. The only thing you can control is how you react to your personal debt. If you’ve already conquered debt, you’ve likely felt the sense of accomplishment alongside the overwhelming feeling of weight being lifted off your shoulders. ...
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