Archive For June 28, 2016

Money Hack: Earning money through Insurance

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Money Hack: Earning money through Insurance

What if I told you there was a way to spend down your savings and still earn a yield on it? You’d probably roll your eyes and wonder when the sales pitch was coming. Clearly, there’s no way your savings could continue to earn interest if it’s depleted, right? Well, actually. . . . I’m…

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The Oso Mudslide – a Volunteer’s Perspective

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The Oso Mudslide – a Volunteer’s Perspective

“Would you like to donate to the Oso Relief Fund?” the cashier asked as I boxed up my Costco run. When I politely declined, the woman behind me piped up, “You really should consider helping out, the people there need your help.” Yes. Yes, they did need our help, which was why I’d just spent…

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How to make a loan earn you money

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How to make a loan earn you money

  From time to time, I geek out on spreadsheets, especially when I think I can prove  a bogus idea wrong.  On my recent cruise to Alaska, while the missus and kids snoozed, I would rise early, hit the library, and …. work on spreadsheets for the heck of it (see: geek). I decided to tackle…

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