Is $2 Million Enough to Retire?

$1 million just isn't what it used to be.  With rising inflation and devaluation of the dollar, what's a retiree to do?  Why not simply make 2!  I've heard, through brief conversations with several...

Happy Holidays

For all of you who are celebrating Christmas today have a very Merry day. As my way of celebrating the birth of Christ I am going to go for a bike ride and snorkel! Will be...

How Much is Santa’s Net Worth?

Meet Santa - the largest toy distributor in the world, international man of mystery, and one of the most recognized celebrities of all time. This guy's a legend. I haven't seen him on an...

Investing in What Matters Most… Your Belly

Have you ever eaten a whole box of Christmas cookies in an evening?  That's what I managed to polish off last night which kicked off two days of Ryan's food meltdown.  Kind of like...

One Man’s Journey Through Wal-Mart Hell on Black Friday

In light of the holiday season I thought I'd have a little fun and pick on Wal-mart and black Friday. Here's a parody of a poor guy who gets stuck waiting for Wal-Mart to open,...

Start An Online Business

Since I began teaching myself web development several years ago I have gained a familiarity with setting up and running websites and blogs. It's not surprising then, that people often ask me... ""Ryan,...

Living in Honolulu for Less than $1000 a Month

About two months before starting this blog I booked a one way ticket to Honolulu from Wisconsin.  It had been over a year after I graduated college, I hadn't made much of myself back...

Free Balance Sheet

If you're looking to track your finances it's a lot easier with a consistent balance sheet. So why not use a Free Balance Sheet? I've found a great free balance sheet over at millionaire...