REFINISHING a Dining Room TABLE AND CHAIRS (saving over $800) – DIY Project

Right out of the gate, I can’t take credit for this project…this was done by Mrs. Road to One Million. Long story short, my wife wanted a new dining room table, and she began the arduous quest of shopping around to find a table that she liked. Full disclosure, devoted readers; I have built tablesContinue reading “REFINISHING a Dining Room TABLE AND CHAIRS (saving over $800) – DIY Project”

YouTube Channel! – General

Two posts in one day… So, today I officially started my YouTube channel, found here: I have imbedded the first video that I created for the channel as well. I have a long, long way to go, but you can at least see my face now. Devoted reader, you have probably already heard most ofContinue reading “YouTube Channel! – General”

General – Affiliate Programs

A quick Google of “passive income” will bring you to various lists of “1,000,000+ Ways to Generate Passive Income”, and inevitably one of the top ways will always be “Affiliate Programs”. And they are fascinating. Essentially, different companies offer affiliate programs to influencers (definition: hipster term for people who post things to the internet likeContinue reading “General – Affiliate Programs”

Thought – To RISK, or not to RISK

That is the question…and I think that picture is Shakespeare… When dealing in matters of life, and money, the concept of risk vs. reward will inevitably come up. At its’ core, risk vs. reward boils down to this: “The more you are willing to risk, the potential reward increases, but the potential loss increases asContinue reading “Thought – To RISK, or not to RISK”

Review – CDs and Saving Accounts

Money, Money, Money, Money….MONEY!!! In this post I want to provide a “review” of savings accounts and CD’s (certificates of deposit). It’s not that these financial tools need a review; it’s that this post has served as a good refresher for myself. I believe most people are familiar with savings accounts and certificates of deposit,Continue reading “Review – CDs and Saving Accounts”

Thought – “Is the Juice Worth the Squeeze?”

A former VP in my work organization had an expression that really stuck with me. She used to ask the question “Is the juice worth the squeeze?” when talking about potentially pursuing different initiatives. The meaning behind the expression is simply “Is the goal you are trying to reach worth the price you have toContinue reading “Thought – “Is the Juice Worth the Squeeze?””

General – KEY to my POSTING SCHEDULE and POSTS

These is not the keys to my heart…just the keys to my posts. If you see the following keywords at the start of my blog posts, it will let you determine what each post is at a glance: Thought – General principle I am/have been thinking about DIY Project – Something I have done at/aroundContinue reading “General – KEY to my POSTING SCHEDULE and POSTS”