Are Extended Warranties Worth It?
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How many times have you been in the checkout like of a store and the dreaded warranty question arises?  “Do you want to buy the extended warranty?”  So are they worth it?  The simple answer?…it depends…  I know that wasn’t the answer you were looking for, but let’s look at what extended warranties are in real life.  They are insurance.  You are spending extra money on what may or may not happen.  Here are some … Continue reading

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Angry is still Angry
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Natalie, Hulk and I

Natalie, Hulk and I…grrrrrr! Here it is July 2014 and I am wondering where half the year went already. I guess that is what happens when you stay busy all of the time.  My last post was December of last year.  Yeah, I know…I am a sorry excuse…  Well, let me get you all caught up on my financial journey. So far… We moved out of our apartment and into a 3 bedroom house.  It … Continue reading

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Now boarding! – Tips for less stress air travel
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airplane4001

I started this blog post on 12/12/2013 Greetings from 35,998 feet! I am currently somewhere over Canada as I am taking my usual return trip from work in Saudi Arabia. So far it has been a little over 24 hours since I took off by helicopter from my rig, Ensco 88. I must say that this kind of “marathon” travel can really put a toll on your body. Spending over 15 hours on one flight … Continue reading

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Where do I begin? A quick guide to financial freedom
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  Where do I begin? This is a very common question I get asked a lot.  The most simple answer to this question is to create a system.  Have you ever noticed that almost everything you do in life is based upon a system?  I will list the steps of a basic “get out of debt system” and then talk about them on later blog posts.  Modify it to fit your needs.  I said this … Continue reading

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Status Report Captain! November 2013
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dilbert1113

Hey!  I remember when I used to do these status reports ever month.  I can’t believe the last one I wrote was in November 2011.  What have I been doing?  Oh yeah… that’s right… working!  I felt pretty bad when one of my readers commented on my last post and told me that I was way over due for an update.  She was right.  I am WAY over due.  I don’t know why I think … Continue reading

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Goodbye MSC, Hello Ensco!
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goodbye

Greetings From Above! Hello from 33,000 feet!  I decided to try to make a blog post using my iPad 2 and the WordPress app. Let’s see how this goes. I can tell right now I should have bought a Bluetooth traveling keyboard for the iPad. I am currently flying from Dallas, Texas to Atlanta, Georgia, in route back to Bahrain. Delta airlines is the carrier of choice and so far, they are doing a good … Continue reading

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Where’s Angry?
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Where's Angry?

Where did The Angry Millionaire go? Where is Angry?  Can you spot him?  Do you know where he went?  Please do not attempt to find me in the picture above because, simply, I am not there.  You may try to find Waldo if you wish… I know he is there somewhere. I know it has been forever and a day since I have posted and a lot has gone on since then.  This post is … Continue reading

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Hello from the Mediterranean!
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Souda Bay, Crete

  Hello from the Mediterranean! I want to start off by apologizing for not writing more often. I am currently at sea, stationed aboard the USNS John Lenthal T-AO 189, a fleet replenishment tanker owned by Military Sealift Command. If you read my last post, I gave up my law enforcement career to go back out to sea as a 2nd Electrician. I was an electrician in the U.S. Navy for almost 10 years. I … Continue reading

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