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 Understand the Real Estate Market

By |September 26th, 2017|Categories: General Personal Finance|

Purchasing your own home is an emotional roller coaster ride. It can be nerve-wracking, exciting, intimidating and sometimes can even be complicated. As a serious home shopper, it can take you anywhere from 3 months to over a year just finding that perfect home. You may find the perfect place, only to find out it’s out of your price range.

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Buy Glasses Online, at Incredible Rates, with Next Day Shipping Included!

By |September 25th, 2017|Categories: General Personal Finance|

If you have done any shopping online, you would have by now realized that online prices are just cheaper when compared to offline prices that you pay at your local mall. Since online retailers are able to centrally hold their inventory in a single warehouse with low overhead costs, they are able to pass on a lot of their cost

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How to Tell When a Side Hustle Isn’t Worth It

By |September 21st, 2017|Categories: General Personal Finance|

To make ends meet these days a lot of people are picking up a side hustle or second job. Having a side hustle has a lot of benefits. Some of those benefits include extra money, a backup plan to your regular job, and learning new job skills. But in addition to all of the positives, a side hustle may also

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Slip and Fall Incidents–Not Just Grandma’s Problem

By |September 20th, 2017|Categories: General Personal Finance|

When you think of a slip and fall accident, the first thing that comes to mind is a trip at your job, or a tumble on an uneven sidewalk, however, you’d be surprised how often slips and falls actually occur and how dangerous they can actually be--so much so that they often require a personal injury attorney to act on

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Investing Money in Your New Business

By |September 20th, 2017|Categories: General Personal Finance|

So, you’ve decided to take the plunge and found your own business? Good for you! You are setting yourself up for one of life’s greatest, and most rewarding, challenges. Starting a business isn’t easy. You will find yourself having to make some very important decisions and often having to do so more urgently than would be ideal. Learning to think

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Mortgage Programs for First-Time Homebuyers

By |September 20th, 2017|Categories: General Personal Finance|

Being a first-time buyer can be very confusion at time with all the different types of mortgage programs there are to choose from. How do you know which type of loan is best for you? Well it all really depends o your own unique situation. We're going to dive into all the different types of home loan programs for first-time

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