Building an electric brewery

Wait, this is supposed to be a website about gaining insights into financial decisions for a secure retirement, right?  Where does brewing beer come into the picture?  The better question […]

One man's trash is another man's trash

On a recent walk around my neighborhood I was astounded at the number of houses with garages full of junk.  One house really stood out because of the piles of […]

Without data, all you have is an opinion

You only need to spend a few minutes online to discover that people are willing to share some pretty strong opinions on just about every topic imaginable to whoever will […]

Solar:  leasing versus buying

Solar panels, is there any better way to harness the power of the sun to free up money for retirement?  Well, yes, there’s geothermal / ground source heat pumps; installing […]

Should you invest more in your 401(k)?

The tricky thing about retirement and financial planning is that there are often no single right answers. Sure, there are plenty of wrong answers, such as paying high interest rates […]

What should you do with your paycheck?

If you’re like most people, you don’t make nearly as much money as you could spend each month. Of course that doesn’t stop many people from spending more than they […]

Stay warm (and cool) while saving money with geothermal

When you’re thinking about the best way to save up money to retire, what’s the first thing that comes to mind? If you’re like most people, I bet you never […]