Book Review: The Education of A Value Investor by Guy Spier

It’s fitting that on the last day of 2015 I review the best book on investing I’ve read all year. The Education of a Value Investor: My Transformative Quest for Wealth, Wisdom, and Enlightenment by Guy Spier is a true gem. Published in 2014, The Education of a Value Investor recounts Spier’s journey as a value […]


How Much Should You Have Saved Based on Your Age and Income?

“How much should I have saved by retirement?” It’s a question we get asked all the time, and it is definitely a valid one. Of course, it’s also a very difficult question to answer. The truth is that everybody’s retirement number is different. The amount of money that you need to retire is based on a whole […]


Best Credit Monitoring Services

With all of the information flying around these days – and the increasing potential for it to fall into the wrong hands – credit monitoring services have become almost a necessity. But with dozens available, how do you know which ones are the best? There will always be debate on this topic, but here we provide […]


11 Financial Benefits of Being Self-Employed

I love being self-employed. For years, I worked for other people and was relatively happy. However, I always had a nagging feeling that I wanted to strike out on my own. I wanted more freedom. I wanted control over my own destiny. And, now that I finally made it to self-employment, I’ll do whatever it takes to never look back. There […]


Which Hilton HHonors™ Card is Best for You?

The Hilton HHonors™ line of credit cards offers a huge amount of variety, from relatively low-rewards cards with no annual fee to cards with a high annual fee and excellent rewards. All this variety exists for a reason: To give customers the most flexibility possible. So, while you might be asking, “Which Hilton HHonors™ card is best?,” the […]


Personal Capital Review

Personal Capital is a free financial dashboard that can track every, and I mean every, aspect of your finances. I use it daily. We’ll look at how and why I use this personal finance software in this Personal Capital review. How Personal Capital Works Based in Redwood City, California (not far from San Francisco), Personal […]