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Posts Tagged ‘Increase Wealth’

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 »

Stop Smoking and Save Over $100K

{ Posted on Aug 11 2010 by Marcus Alston }
Stop smoking and save big bucks!  In many states, cigarettes cost over $8 a pack these days and one of the reasons they cost so much is because the government imposes an excise tax (often called a "sin" tax).  The ...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 »

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 »

6 Reasons Why am I Doing a Personal Finance Blog

{ Posted on Mar 27 2010 by Marcus Alston }
Saddled with debt from college and law school, I felt compelled to seek a high paying job at a prestigious law firm.  To some degree, this limited my opportunity to give back in the way that I had envisioned, which ...Read More »