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21st Century Financial Lessons

Watch this video on YouTube Economically, the first decade of the 21st Century has been, to put it mildly, “interesting.” It’s been a bit like riding a bobsled down a Black Hills slope, scooting up the other side, going off a steep cliff, and landing...

A Taxing New Year’s Resolution

If you’re in the habit of making New Year’s Resolutions, one that you might consider for the coming year is this: “I resolve not to pay more in taxes than I need to.” When it comes to keeping a resolution, this one might seem like a no-brainer....

Novice Investor Loses Shirt, Can’t Cover Pork Bellies

Watch this video on YouTube Although I was selling real estate instead of attending college in my early twenties, I got a chance to pay a lot of tuition to educate myself about investing. I had some money in savings and some mutual funds in an IRA, but they...

Guidelines for Lending to Family Members

With banks and credit card companies tightening their lending practices, some would-be borrowers are looking for loans from another source—that long-established institution, the First Financial Family Bank. Loaning money to friends or family members has so many...