How Starting Your Own Business Helps You and the Economy
If you’ve been feeling trapped by your job, there is a way out. By becoming self-employed, you’ll get off the corporate ladder, and gain greater control over your life. No, it’s not an easy path or even a straight one. But the payoff is more than worth the effort. And there are ways you can be Continue Reading
How to Find the Proper Lawyer for You and Your Case
If you're wanting some legal help, the likelihood is you're going to be searching for a good professional lawyer to assist you along with your case. It's critical to find the proper lawyer. You may be beginning a business, ending a marriage, or trying to open a suit against a business or individu Continue Reading
The Rise of the Geographically Mobile Workforce
We read and hear a lot about immigration, mostly as a national crisis. But whether we like it or not, I believe immigration is here to stay. As circumstances in Third World countries become increasingly desperate, people are leaving those countries in favor of the rich countries. But with the rise o Continue Reading
Government Insured Loans: What You Should Know
Buying a house is a big decision. Not only will you probably be committing yourself to spending more money on one single item than you ever will again. You’ll probably also be writing a check for it over and over again each month for more than a third of your life! It’s a big responsibility. Hou Continue Reading
The Big Financial Retirement Mistake You Should Avoid – Retirement Healthcare Costs
Did you know the majority of Americans grade themselves as having a “C” based on their readiness for retirement, according to RothIRA.com? Worse, few have any concept of retirement healthcare costs. What grade would you give yourself? If you’re like the 54% of workers who said that they Continue Reading
The Real Goal of Retirement: Creating a Comfortable Life
In the last post, The Real Purpose of Having Money: Living Life on Your Own Terms we challenged the idea of financial independence being a specific number – usually a very high one – and focused instead on specific financial conditions that give you the kinds of options that enable you to live l Continue Reading
The Real Purpose of Having Money: Living Life on Your Own Terms
In 7 Dark Reasons Why Good Workers Don’t Get Promoted reader/commenter Jodie made an astute observation. She wrote: “I am retired and advise everyone to do whatever you need to do to stash away $ for when it is time to “get out of Dodge”. The ability to thumb your nose and walk away when it Continue Reading
6 Ways to Save Money on Medical Expenses
There’s no two ways around it – healthcare costs can be a tremendous burden once they begin to pile up. And with the recent developments that Obamacare may be under fire again, it’s important to understand how you can stay on top of your medical bills and minimize their impact. Fortunately, to Continue Reading
4 Key Ways to Tell Debt Relief Scams from Legitimate Ones
In a country that has everything, it also has debt. The vast majority of Americans owe plenty when mortgages are included, but a large percentage also carry high balances, student loans, credit card balances, medical bills and auto loans. And that opens the possibility for debt relief scams, and the Continue Reading
2017 Had the Fewest Births in 30 Years – What Does that Say About the Economy?
The US experienced plunging birth rates during the economically troubled decades of the 1930s and 1970s. That's not an unlikely scenario. Historically, birth rates tend to rise during good economic times, and decline in weaker ones. In recent years, birth rates have been on the decline. 2017 had the Continue Reading