A Jaded Employee’s Career Burnout Guide
After you graduated with a shiny bachelor’s degree, the real world seemed full of exhilarating opportunity. Now, a few years later, you feel like you couldn’t care less. The challenges you face in your job aren’t interesting, and you rarely feel motivated to put in more than 25 percent of your Continue Reading
20 Part-time Jobs with Health Insurance
What if you could get a part time job with health insurance? You’re in luck—you can. There are prominent employers that do offer health insurance for part-time staff. Continue Reading
Keeping it Simple:  Why Comparison Sites are Gaining Popularity
With only a limited amount of funds to spare, people are always on the lookout for a better deal. Nowadays, finding the cheapest provider is not enough. The best choice is often a mix of price and quality, a middle line if you will. Due to an increased demand for having all of the service providers Continue Reading
5 Costly Mistakes to Avoid While Investing in Stocks
Making mistakes is part and parcel of investing in stocks. While it may not be possible to avoid making errors at all times, what you can do is learn from the mistakes of others. This way you can reduce unnecessary risks while cutting losses. “Wise men shun the mistakes of fools.” Here are s Continue Reading
Why Are Americans So Obsessed With Retirement?
It seems ironic to even bring up this topic, given that most people are woefully unprepared for retirement. Yet we seem to have two classes of people where retirement is concerned. One is obsessed with retirement to the point of throwing all their extra money into it, many even actively working towa Continue Reading
Which Type of Attorney Do You Need?
Do you happen to have a legal question or issue and don’t know who to turn to? The issue you have may have criminal or monetary repercussions. Getting the advice of an attorney can give you the peace of mind. That comes with knowing that you are doing things the right way. Do you know what type of Continue Reading
How Rural America May Become the Promised Land for Urban Refugees
In the The Internet is Not Helping Rural America I made the point that rural America is falling behind the rest of the country, largely due to limitations with the Internet. In this article, I’d like to discuss how rural America may become the promised land for urban refugees, precisely because of Continue Reading
House Renovations That Make Aging Parents Feel at Home
The U.S. population is getting older. Data shows that there has been unprecedented growth in life expectancy, going from 47 years old in 1900 to 79 years old in 2013. As a result, people are coming to realize that major adjustments may have to be made later in life to accommodate for a longer lifesp Continue Reading
The Internet is NOT Helping Rural America
This post is not intended to be a criticism of life in rural America. Nor am I pretending to be an expert on the economic fortunes of people living there. But I’ve driven long distances through remote rural areas, and it’s hard to ignore the often obvious economic distress of many who live there Continue Reading
What Should You Do If You Hate Your Job?
Do you hate your job? A lot of people do, maybe even the majority. I remember Ken, a former co-worker of mine who was nearly 40 years my senior. Ken was a curmudgeonly man with a full head of silver-gray hair, black horn-rimmed glasses, and a wicked sense of humor. He had worked in the auto parts bu Continue Reading