As a quick followup to my earlier post on searching for silver coins, I wanted to briefly address the situation with pennies. As you’re likely aware, pennies used to be primarily composed of copper, though nowadays they’re largely made of zinc. With the high value of copper, recent years have [...]
Miscellany & Randomness
Or maybe they can be, but I don’t write about them often enough to warrant the creation of a dedicated category.
Either way, if something doesn’t fit anywhere else, this is where you’ll find it.
Miscellaneous notes, random announcements, one-off topics, and more. If you’re looking for a specific financial topic, you might want to check the category list in the right sidebar. If not, you’re in the right place.
Do you use Evernote? I do. In fact, over the past few years, Evernote has evolved into my “goto” place for storing and retrieving all kinds of information. It’s not perfect — no solution ever is — but Evernote is a very powerful tool tool for information management. For those [...]
Happy New Year! If you’re anything like us, you’ll spend much of the holiday watching college football and eating delicious food. This is the culmination of an excellent “staycation” that has involved late nights, lazy mornings, and lots of fun with the kids. I’m not looking forward to getting back [...]
This is just a quick note to wish you a Merry Christmas. I’m not sure about you, but we’re laying low and staying close to home. Today, I’ll be taking our boys out for our Christmas Eve tradition… Donuts and then a trip to the local coffee shop for hot [...]
This is just a quick note to wish you a Happy Thanksgiving. I’m not sure about you, but our day will be filled with fun and relaxation. Unlike many Americans, we’re laying low and staying close to home. We’ll be sleeping late, enjoying a leisurely breakfast, going on a hike, [...]