Paying Off Mortgage Quickly? Not So Fast!

Wednesday, December 31, 2014

Paying Off Mortgage Quickly? Not So Fast!

“Debt is the slavery of the free.” – Publilius Syrus I used that same quote last year for an article on excessive corporate debt – highlighting how burdensome and crippling excessive debt can become to a business. I did note in the same article that debt can have some very real benefits and that using […]

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Guest Post: Sinking Library / What If I Forget the Books?

Wednesday, August 7, 2013

Guest Post: Sinking Library / What If I Forget the Books?

Ted: What if I don’t think of the books? Robin: Excuse me? Ted: There’s this famous architecture story about this architect who designed this library. It was perfect. But every year, the whole thing would sink a couple inches into the ground. Eventually the building was condemned. …He forgot to account for the weight of the books. This […]

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Gimme Shelter – Renting vs. Buying

Tuesday, July 23, 2013

“Oh, a storm is threatening My very life today If I don’t get some shelter Oh yeah, I’m gonna fade away” – The Rolling Stones, “Gimme Shelter” . While The Rolling Stones certainly didn’t write “Gimme Shelter” to address housing questions, the need for a roof over our heads is one of the basic requirements of  […]

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What Type of Corporation Should I Choose For My Business?

Tuesday, July 9, 2013

To “C” or not to “C”? What Type of Corporation Should I Choose For My Business? Most businesses eventually choose to incorporate in some form or fashion. This can have a number of benefits, both from a legal and a tax standpoint. However, the type of corporate structure – that is, which form of corporate […]

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