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 […]


The 4 Best Credit Monitoring Services (some are free)

Keeping an eye on your credit has never been more important. Fortunately there are some great tools to help. Here are the best credit monitoring services available today. 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 […]


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™ Credit 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: A Free Wealth Management Tool

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 […]