When we tell people we are going on a Family Gap Year to South America, one question they often ask is “what will we do about health insurance?” The better question is “what kind of health care will you have,
Every few years I get a statement from the Social Security administration about my future Social Security benefits. As a Gen Xer and an accountant, I’ve long known that my Social Security is not very secure. I likely will face reduced benefits,
That’s it folks! It’s time to declare the untimely demise of “Early Retirement”. The future is unsettled. Early Retirement Dreamers can no longer stake their future on unreliable statistics and uncertain projections. Early Retirement is dead! Long live Early Retirement!
Nearly all financial advisers will tell you they are trying to help you, and many even believe it themselves. But, as they say, money talks, and bullshit walks. Unfortunately, most financial advisers do not have your best interests in mind,
Multitasking is certainly one of the worst ideas to come out of corporate work culture in the last twenty years. I remember when I was in business school in 1999, multitasking was the big buzz word, I think mostly because nobody really understood what it meant.
Happy Day! I wasn’t planning to book my flights to Bolivia yet, but I found a deal I couldn’t pass up: FREE! (Well, almost free.) I had to part with only 70,000 miles (that’s a mere 17,500 miles per flight,
Despite all the shade thrown on 401k plans in the press this year, I would gladly take a 401k over other retirement account alternatives. The individual choices and flexibility of 401ks can be outstanding for those who know how to use it,
While I am not nearly as dedicated as some other folks to credit card churning, it is such an easy way to make some extra cash and free bennies, that it is hard to pass up. I have been churning cards for about 2 years now,
Looking for another way to stick it to the Man? Here’s one of the quickest and easiest do-it-yourself cleaning recipes: DIY laundry detergent. I love this one because it is so easy. It only takes a few minutes,