About James Hendrickson

James Hendrickson is an internet entrepreneur, blogging junky, hunter and personal finance geek. When he's not lurking in coffee shops in Portland, Oregon, you'll find him in the Pacific Northwest's great outdoors. James has a masters degree in Sociology from the University of Maryland at College Park and a Bachelors degree on Sociology from Earlham College. He loves individual stocks, bonds and precious metals.

How to Interview When You Don’t Have Experience

By |August 28th, 2021|Categories: Blog, Personal Finance Tips|Tags: , , |

  It's an old paradoxical adage that is also a rite of passage obstacle for young aspiring professionals - you can't get a job without work experience. But the only way to get the necessary work experience is to get a job. Whether you are applying for a part-time job, summer job, internship, or post-graduation job, most young people don't

Joe Biden’s Net Worth is Embarrassing!

By |August 27th, 2021|Categories: Blog, Economics / Politics|Tags: , |

Last night I read an article on Forbes about how former vice president Joe Biden released his financial holdings to the public. And it is plain to see that Joe Biden's Net Worth is embarrassing. It's embarrassing because relatively speaking, as a public servant, he should have more money and assets to show for a life in politics. No wonder

How Much Does Invisalign Cost? For Me, $1,050

By |July 31st, 2021|Categories: Blog, Personal Finance Tips|Tags: , , , |

They say you should brush the teeth you want to keep every day, but that won’t make them straighter. I wanted straighter teeth, but I didn’t want to deal with ugly metal braces in my mouth. Or deal with an orthodontist tightening and readjusting the metal braces in my mouth regularly. Invisalign was my only option. But there was a problem – Invisalign clear aligners are laugh-inducingly expensive. So, how much does Invisalign cost? Invisalign braces can cost anywhere between $2,000 and $10,000.  The average cost of Invisalign braces, according to their official website, is $5,000. So how much does Invisalign cost most people? 

The Right Way to Apply for a Mortgage

By |November 14th, 2018|Categories: Personal Finance Tips|

After hunting for a mortgage and finding one that suits your pocket, it’s time to make a mortgage application. However, many people don’t know how to go about this process. It ends here. This article focuses on the mortgage application process, the options you have when it comes to mortgages and why everyone should utilize the services of a regulated

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How Technology is Revolutionizing the Gaming Industry

By |October 4th, 2017|Categories: Blog|

Knowing how technology is revolutionizing the gaming industry could give people a sense of where the gaming industry is going. Many people are discussing the future of the online gaming industry and the gaming industry in general. They want to know what's going to happen to this hugely successful and influential industry in the next few years and the next

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Want to open your own small business? Capital loan advice

By |October 4th, 2017|Categories: Blog|

Opening a family business can be a long and complicated process, and even if you might be able to cover the essential startup costs, for further expansion and development you will probably require some financial support. Well, nowadays, small businesses have the possibility of applying for a capital loan, which can provide them with the push necessary to actually make

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