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Posts Tagged ‘Build Wealth’

ObamaCare Supreme Court Ruling Gives Renewed Hope to Bi-Partisanism and the Economy

{ Posted on Jun 30 2012 by Marcus Alston }
Let’s face it, most people, me included, are shocked that the U.S. Supreme decided to uphold “ObamaCare”.  After the oral arguments by the lawyers supporting and challenging the constitutionality of the law and the grueling questioning of them by the ...Read More »

ConsumerMiser.com is Back!

{ Posted on Dec 28 2011 by Marcus Alston }
Well, it has been several months since I stopped blogging about personal finance which is a passion and hobby of mine.  My last blog was April 30, 2011 about the Billionaire Bully, Donald Trump.  So what happened to me, you ...Read More »

What does it take to be Wealthy?

{ Posted on Sep 01 2010 by Marcus Alston }
What does it take to be wealthy?  Hard work, optimism, wealthy family, good health, smarts, education, being tall, being thin, good looks, being an only child, married and only once, no children, exercise consistently, persistence, sexist, entrepreneurial spirit, not too ...Read More »

My Top Blog Posts from March and April 2010

{ Posted on May 02 2010 by Marcus Alston }
I started this personal finance blog at the end of March 2010 to share helpful financial information to others and have written quite a few articles since then.  Just in case you missed any of my blog posts or have ...Read More »

5 Steps to Becoming a Millionaire

{ Posted on Apr 25 2010 by Marcus Alston }
1.  Create a budget.  You need to identify all your income, all your necessary expenses, and all your discretionary expenses.  Only then can you accurately plan for your financial future. 2.  Live Below Your Means. Control Spending and Reduce Debt.  After ...Read More »

How Many Blog Posts Should I Write?

{ Posted on Apr 11 2010 by Marcus Alston }
I have been trying to write a post a day since I started this blog in late March 2010.  I based this on my review of a few highly regarded blogs in the personal finance space that I found interesting ...Read More »

The Benefits of Carpooling

{ Posted on Apr 10 2010 by Marcus Alston }
Driving by yourself everyday to work is one of the worst things you can do from an economic and environmental standpoint.  Yet the overwhelming number of us (78%) do it every day.  Finally, in January of this year, I helped ...Read More »

Why I Buy Instead of Lease a Car

{ Posted on Apr 09 2010 by Marcus Alston }
The decision whether to lease or buy a car is pretty easy for me after considering numerous factors.  I recommend buying and preferably buying used.  While I have had a few cars in my life time since college, I have ...Read More »

Car Leasing versus Car Buying

{ Posted on Apr 08 2010 by Marcus Alston }
So which scenario makes more sense for you, leasing or buying a new car?  The answer depends on a lot of factors.  If your goal is to save money in the long run and have ownership in the car, and ...Read More »

Want to Save Money? First Create a Budget.

{ Posted on Mar 28 2010 by Marcus Alston }
One of the first things that you must do in order to save money and spend less is identify exactly where your money is going, how much you are bringing in, and how much positive cash flow you have, if ...Read More »