Archives for April, 2009

Dealing with alternative courses of action in your financial plans

Dealing with alternative courses of action in your financial plans For those who asked, Diane is still here with us; she just took a small detour along the Road of Life to reconnect with those important to her … under such a situation, personal finances can wait a tad 🙂 But, Diane is weighing up […]

MM101 Summary

MM101 Summary Photo credit: janet7r I hope that Mark actually bought some of that ‘prime HK land’ at those bargain Monopoly-comparison prices … it’s kind’a like the McDonald’s Index except that select HK property has probably skyrocketed in value compared to US since Mark was 5?! And, just look at the reason that Mark gives […]

Things Are About to Change

What does a farmer do when his crop has died? He doesn’t roll over … he does whatever he can to get by … then: plants more seeds! This post is interesting, as Lee talks about increasing income as a Making Money 101 exercise … can you offer any advice? _________________ Looking over my present […]

Financial Tune Up

Financial Tune Up After Jeff’s ‘quick and dirty‘ post became an intriguing set of discussions around his business / investing aspirations, I hope that you are finding these exercises worthwhile following along with? Even better, if you find an issue raised – or financial situation disclosed – that has some parallel with your life, you […]

Quick and Dirty

Quick and Dirty… I couldn’t resist adding the photo … But, a short post can be a sweet post, if it tells you what you need to know. So, did it? What else can Jeff tell us and what can you tell (well, suggest to) him? _____________________ I feel bad even calling this a “post.”  […]

Wrapping up MM101

Wrapping up MM101 [Graphic added by AJC] I’m interested in hearing what other readers have to say about Ryan’s “upside down mortgage” … after all, that’s what we’re here for: new perspectives on age-old problems! Other than that, sounds like Ryan’s pretty happy with where he’s sitting … what do you think? _________________ In wrapping […]

The Recap!

The Recap! I think if there’s one of our 7 Millionaires … In Training! who’s course seems to already be set, it’s Scott … the only question that I would have will be answered in the next part of our journey – stay tuned! In the meantime, what questions / advice do YOU have? _____________________________ […]

Making Money 101?

Making Money 101? Of course, what we’ve been doing over the last few weeks is quietly reviewing the ‘financial picture’ for each of our 7MITs … I hope that you have taken the opportunity to do the same? Perhaps your financial picture overlaps in part with one or more of the 7 Millionaires … In […]

Income Statement

Take note of Ryan’s list of 5 things that he has learned from this ‘grand experiment’ so far … they are all important observations. Ryan may be surprised to learn that I am equally risk-averse and DO advocate a safety net … As Ryan asks, what advice can you give to Ryan? I’m sure that […]

Just Numbers

Just Numbers Mark discovers that living his “Life’s Purpose” too early can have a financial cost … do you see something a little ironic in this? 😛 What advice can you give Mark? __________________ I’ve been tracking my numbers using Quicken for a while. I remember using it a lot more a few years ago […]