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How to Invest in Unpaid Tax Liens

By |January 11th, 2021|Categories: Personal Finance Tips, Real Estate|Tags: |

Everyone aspires to gain liberty, justice, and prosperity in this life, with varying degrees of success. But only a select few ever gain the tax bracket that they desire. And I am not only talking about income taxes. While many people aspire to own a home, many don’t consider the annual property tax implications. The average annual property tax rate

4 Reasons Why It’s Better to Take the Lump Sum Lottery Winnings

By |January 4th, 2021|Categories: Gambling, Personal Finance Tips|Tags: |

Those who don’t win the lottery are probably the luckiest ones. Nothing that is worthwhile in life is ever earned without sacrifice and struggle. And it should be noted that when something is given to you, and not earned the hard way, it can be easily taken away. We all dream about winning the lottery, but not many consider the

3 Ways to Make Money on Facebook

By |December 28th, 2020|Categories: Personal Finance Tips, small business|Tags: |

As of this writing, the Republican members of the GOP had refused to increase the proposed $600 stimulus checks to $2,000 as advanced by President Trump. So, President Trump and the American congress went on vacation with no hope of and COVID-19 stimulus relief being realized before Christmas. Not much has changed as of this writing. I don’t have to

Best Insurance Options for Freelancers

By |December 27th, 2020|Categories: Life|Tags: , |

I have been a freelance writer for over a decade now. And I can tell you from experience that if it wasn’t for the Affordable Care Act, I couldn’t have afforded to get medical care when I developed skin cancer a decade ago. I used to work in academia, and I took for granted the convenience of having employment-sponsored health

Honeygain Review

By |December 26th, 2020|Categories: Personal Finance Tips|

Have you ever heard of the term, “frontloading your life?” Frontloading is another term for strategically generating a passive income. The idea of frontloading is that you work as hard as possible now with a passive income business and then the workload lightens progressively later. However, there are passive income opportunities out there that don’t require any work effort from

What to Do When You Can’t Afford to Quit Your Job

By |December 21st, 2020|Categories: Life, Personal Finance Tips|Tags: |

When I was a child in the early 1980s, one of the more popular songs was a tune called, “Take This Job and Shove it,” by Johnny Paycheck. It was the kind of song that represented an attitude that permeated the popular culture at the time. Back then, people accepted their lot in life and applied for whatever job they