Monthly Archives: February 2018

A very good tool to manage your money-personal capital

I decided to take the plunge into the world of all-in-one personal finance and investing software.  Some folks use Quicken, Mint, or Wealthfront.  I looked at all of those, and tried some but they didn’t quite do what I wanted to do.  They were either too clunky, cumbersome and time consuming to use, or they didn’t get the investment management part done correctly.

Enter Personal Capital.  This is a slick web site that makes managing your finances and investments quicker, easier, and prettier.  All your credit cards, checking, banking, investments, 401k’s, IRA’s, and other accounts are in one place, conveniently summarized.

How about investing in bitcoin?

Right now no one seems to know what to do with bitcoin. The sensational jump in value that we saw late in 2017 is now behind us, and bitcoin has regressed to a more reasonable price (though is still worth about $8,000 more than it was a year ago). The shift has left many people divided between two camps: that which believes bitcoin has proven to be too risky to be a sound investment, and that which sees another boom coming in the near future.

Here we’ll explore the factors supporting the first camp, and specifically what some of the risks with bitcoin investment might be.

A good idea for Valentine’s Day


Valentine’s Day is here again and it is time to show off our plumage to keep the fire burning with our partner. But what is the best way to do that without breaking the bank? That is a very good question!


I know this may sound crazy but we associate food (and a few other things) with memories. So why not create some of your best memories together, as a couple, through food. Not only will you be creating lasting memories, but there are a few foods that are KNOWN for their aphrodisiac properties.