7 Million Student Loans in Default – Is Yours One of Them?
I was in the mortgage business when the Real Estate/Mortgage Bubble started blowing up in 2007. From where I sit, the college/student loan alliance is heading down the same path. And the evidence is piling up - quickly. According to the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB), an agency of th Continue Reading
Never Go Into a Car Dealership Alone!
Most of us dislike confrontation. In fact, unless you’re certifiably neurotic you’d probably rather deliver a speech to a large crowd rather than engage in face-to-face confrontation. OK, that was a bit over the top, but I’m going somewhere with this… One place you can fully expect confronta Continue Reading
Adjustable Rate Mortgages – You’re Kidding Right?
Are people still taking adjustable rate mortgages, or ARMs? Apparently so. An article came out last week extolling the virtues of ARM loans. The article states, among other things, that ARMs may be an “even better deal than fixed mortgages", the spread between ARMs and fixed rates are the widest Continue Reading
20 Part-Time Jobs With Health Insurance 2015
My first go round with this topic was written back in 2011, which was before the roll out of Obamacare. Now that Obamacare has been in force for a complete calendar year, it’s time for an update on this very important topic. Herewith, 20 part-time jobs with health insurance 2015. In a way, the Continue Reading
Why We Passed on Health Insurance Exchange Coverage
I’ve written about Obamacare in several articles in the past, but I got a chance to get up close and personal with it on a recent expedition into the health insurance exchange. In the past, my view on Obamacare has been something close to neutral. Part of me thinks that it’s a good thing, since Continue Reading
10 Ways to Be Rich without being Wealthy
You can be rich without being wealthy. Here are ten forms of "weatlh" that can lead to a rich life without requiring you to have or to earn a lot of money. Continue Reading
Yes – Part-time Jobs With Health Insurance DO Exist
Due to our recent move from the Deep South to New England, we’ve been forced to completely reorganize our health insurance coverage. We’ve actually done it using one of the strategies that I have outlined on this site in the past – a part-time job. And I am here to report – happily – that Continue Reading
Using YouTube to Create and Grow Your Business
I don’t know about you, but I’m something of a YouTube junkie. Since I work at home, I often have music videos playing while I work. And anytime I need to get information on how to do something, YouTube is my first stop. It’s something like a giant information and entertainment TV, but one tha Continue Reading
When You’re Serious About Getting Out of Debt Try These Strategies
There’s a lot of talk about getting out of debt. It happens in coffee shops and over kitchen tables. Dozens of books are written about it each year. It’s a virtual cottage industry on the Internet, and it makes the rounds on TV financial programs as well. And yet tens of millions of people are s Continue Reading
How to Start a Business Website
The Internet is one of the greatest and most important inventions in the history of mankind. It has changed the way that we perform tasks such as buying concert tickets, paying utility bills or shopping for clothing. No matter what you are interested in, or how obscure the topic is, there is certain Continue Reading