Category Archives: The Money Guy

How To Get A Better Airline Price Even After You Book The Flight

How To Get A Better Airline Price Even After You Book The Flight

All of us have experienced that fear of price gouging when we book our flights on line. When you go to a major website such as Expedia, Priceline, or Kayak, you often wonder whether or not you are getting the best possible deal. Then, when you hesitate to book the flight when you go online,…More

The Best 2018 Tax Moves To Make Now

The Best 2018 Tax Moves To Make Now

As the new tax law goes into effect, many people are starting to wonder how this will affect their overall paychecks.  You should see some bump in your paychecks when the new tax tables go into effect somewhere in Mid-February or early March, but there are a host of financial decisions that you need to…More

What Itemized Deductions Will Look Like In 2018

What Itemized Deductions Will Look Like In 2018

To itemize or not to itemize, that is the question? With all of the tax law changes recently passed by President Trump in the GOP tax bill, one of the considerations you’ll need to get your arms wrapped around quickly is whether you will want to itemize your deductions when you file your taxes in…More

Five Things You Didn’t Know About The GOP Tax Bill

Five Things You Didn’t Know About The GOP Tax Bill

With the GOP Tax Bill on the verge of passing, President Trump has suggested that this 1.5 trillion-dollar tax cut will be a HUGE Christmas present for the entire United States of America. As with any type of new tax reform, there will be items you hear in the media about the winners and losers.…More

5 Sticky Financial New Year’s Resolutions For 2018

5 Sticky Financial New Year’s Resolutions For 2018

It’s 2018, and that means that most of you have made at least one New Year’s resolution. For most of you it will surround either diet or exercise, but for some of you getting your financial plan in order may rise to the top of the list. With the average American now surpassing more than…More

5 Things You Need To Know About  The Bitcoin Before You Invest Your Money

5 Things You Need To Know About The Bitcoin Before You Invest Your Money

It has become clear that the new gold rush people are talking about is the Bitcoin. The problem is that most people have no ideas what the Bitcoin is exactly, how it works, or the way that a transaction happens with this currency. When they start talking about the Bitcoin on major TV shows like…More

Why Your Bias Can Make You Make Bad Investment Decisions

Why Your Bias Can Make You Make Bad Investment Decisions

We all have read about confirmation bias — the tendency to look for information that confirms a pre-existing belief and how that bias may lead us to make bad investment decisions such as holding a stock when we should sell it. There was a great Harvard Business Review article called “The Hidden Traps Of Decision…More

Save BIG Money On Your Teenager’s Auto Insurance!

Save BIG Money On Your Teenager’s Auto Insurance!

It’s Official! Effective November 1st of this year, I officially have three children that can drive an automobile. On one hand, it’s a sigh of relief because now I have three drivers who can make a run to CVS or Chick-Fil-A to do those small errands I simply don’t want to do at all. On…More

5 Ways To Ruin Your Retirement

One of the worst feelings in the world is to worry about retirement especially after you have retired. Recently, I sat down with someone who kept telling me they worried about running out of money.   The fear was so real that it was preventing them from even enjoying the few trips and vacations they were…More

7 Retirement Shirts I Won’t Be Wearing

When it comes to retirement, many people talk about how much of a lump sum they will need to make work optional. They discuss their future plans full of travel, golf, grandchildren, and giving back to charity. We often hear of the dreams of starting the business they always wanted to run and starting the…More

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