Net Worth matters. If you have an interest in your own personal finance, it matters. Its simple really – if you build your wealth, you have options. It lets you travel, change careers, or eventually retire. Its the difference between Renting a house and Owning a Home. Most people who worry about these aspects of personal finance worry about income – about how much they earn. You and your wallet are better served if you worry about your Net Worth.
This is a bit of a cynical quote from the first President of the USA, but Good ol’ G.W. was certainly insightful. Everyone has a price, and few, strong-willed men are able to stand against it. This is a quote of two tales.
Its been a long 6 games, at the time of this writing, since the Toronto Maple Leafs have won a game. In that span the entire team managed as many goals as Alexander Ovechkin has – and he is one man. This has produced outrage, vitriol, insane Twitter madness over the lack of wins from the boys in blue. The city is in uproar, frustration, even CBC is talking about it. All of this begs the question: Why do we even care?
You, me and everyone alive today HATES paying bills. It goes without saying. As I was paying my heating bill, my insurance bill, my water bill, my Cable TV bill, my Internet Bill and my Cell Phone bill, a really obvious thought occurred to me. Instead of grumble about it and forking over the money, how can I actually keep more of this money? This is my money, how do I reduce my bills? Continue reading Weekend Update: Bills