While talent and skills in couponing and investing are important when it comes to personal finances so is trying to make a side income.  This is where my old Spreadex spread betting account comes in – for some day time trading and investing to make my profits go that much further, especially if your spouse […]


It happens to everyone at some point in their lives. They open up their wallet or look at their bank statement and the money they need isn’t there. It may only be a matter of time before it happens to you too. Why you end up in that circumstance isn’t necessarily important. It can be […]


As one of America’s most trusted brands, dating back to 1862, John Hancock’s core mission is to pursue client financial goals. That’s why they hold their financial advisors to the highest standards, with vigorous overisght of their managers and funds. With nearly $132 billion in assets under management across 4.4 million shareholder accounts, keeping customers […]

Forex is the world’s largest financial market, and the trading volume each day is in the trillions of dollars. Because it is so popular, and there is so much potential, it is a very attractive trading option for many. Those who are experienced can do quite well with Forex, as long as they take the […]

A tree fell on our house. 

by Ninja on November 17, 2015 · 6 comments

No really a Giant tree crashed down on our house yesterday evening during a gnarly Seattle Storm. Check it…    Fudge. Have a dozen or so holes in our roof and two busted skylights, but otherwise things seem to be in decent shape. Now I get to go through the process of learning how a […]

Hey I’m on Forbes Today…

by Ninja on November 11, 2015 · 8 comments

So a Forbes journalist reached out to me a couple weeks back and we did a phone interview about my life and financials. The article is live on Forbes today and if you want to read it you can click here. I wouldn’t say everything in there is exactly how I would have portrayed our […]

I’ve always wanted to be the type of person that sets goals for themselves. Let me pat myself on the back as, today, I’ve reached a new goal. LONGEST TIME BETWEEN BLOG POSTS IN THE 6 YEAR HISTORY OF THIS BLOG. I know. I know. You’re so proud of me right?! Thanks for your encouragement. […]