FIRE Station Fun – In The Dark Financially?

MrFireStation doesn’t read a lot of celebrity gossip or People magazine, but I can’t  help notice stories in which wealthy celebrities sue their accountant for mismanagement and running them into debt.  Alyssa Milano, according to the Daily Mail, has been left in “financial ruin” by her accountant.  The article, which cites arguments included in a…

Eight Retirement Myths Thoroughly Debunked

I read an interesting white paper recently from the American Enterprise Institute that looked at “What Is Happening In Retirement Planning Today?”  The paper was well-researched and stands as a bit of a contrast to the tangle of dark personal finance headlines that you often see in the in the paper and online.  While the…

Millionaire Next Door – Thomas Stanley RIP

  It is with true sadness that I read that Dr. Thomas Stanley, co-author of the Millionaire Next Door, was killed recently in an unfortunate car accident.  Reuters wrote that “Stanley was killed Saturday afternoon when a car slammed into his vehicle near his home in Marietta, Georgia.” Stanley researched the lives of American “high…