The Best Books of 2011 [Give Your Feedback]

I'll be honest. This post is self serving.  I want to find the best books of 2011. I'm about to ask you a question I've been asking several other friends. I decided that perhaps others would be interested in providing feedback as well as hearing the results. Over the last few months when I finish a book, I've been asking friends what books they recommend. I'd much rather read a book someone … [Read more...]

How to Find an Online Discount Stock Broker

Several years ago I fired my financial advisor. I started subscribing to the Sound Mind Investing Newsletter (SMI) to us as an investing resource.  SMI provides some guidance, and I take care of your own investments.  I immediately started to look for the best online stock broker.  After you learn how to start investing and what you want to invest in, your next most important question is how do I … [Read more...]

Holiday Gift Card Guide | An Indispensible Guide on How to Get the Best Price on Christmas Gift Cards

Convenience and preference. Those are the two descriptors in favor of the holiday gift card. In my own family, there are some members who consistently request gift cards and others who would prefer you take time to pick out something ‘more meaningful'.  In my own immediate family, we exchange a lot of homemade Christmas gifts. But, if you are going to buy some holiday gift cards, you … [Read more...]