Shoring Up Gig Economy Prospects As COVID-19 Rages

By |March 24th, 2020|Categories: Economics / Politics, General Personal Finance, Life, Personal Finance Tips|Tags: , , |

COVID-19, the dangerous new viral strain of the coronavirus. It’s a pandemic contagion rapidly and exponentially spreading across the world. I must steel myself in preparation for the dire facts transmitted to me about the virus before I turn on the news. Many things about COVID-19 worry me, like how it’s rapidly, perhaps even irrevocably, changing our world. What worries

How To Find An Income Restricted Apartment

By |March 20th, 2020|Categories: Economics / Politics, General Personal Finance, Life, Personal Finance Tips|Tags: |

In 1986, singer Gwen Guthrie sang, “Ain’t Nothing Going On But the Rent.” And in 2020, rent is still an expensive reality and it’s always going up. That is why many people apply for an income restricted apartment. The average cost of rent in the United States in February 2020 was $1,468. That is just the average. Rent prices vary

Why Lying On Your Resume Isn’t Worth the Shame

By |January 20th, 2020|Categories: Economics / Politics, General Personal Finance, Life, Personal Finance Tips|Tags: |

As George Constanza once said on an episode of Seinfeld, “It’s not a lie if you believe it.” That’s the worst thing about lying, and habitual lying, in general. You just end up lying to yourself more than to others, which was the original intent. Lying, especially in a professional setting, just becomes a perpetual cycle of confusion and chaos

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Ed Slott’s Net Worth

By |September 9th, 2019|Categories: Economics / Politics|

  Do you need a personal retirement advisor? We are always cautioned to be prepared for retirement. However, it’s an overwhelming and complicated process. If you are a civil servant, like a police officer or teacher for example, retirement plans and future pensions are built into the occupation. But for other occupations, many workers must plan on their own and

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Financial Literacy Benefits – This Couple Can’t Cope on $500K

By |August 25th, 2019|Categories: Economics / Politics|

I love comic books. Everyone loves comic book related media, but I loved comics before it was trendy, like in 2007. Anyway, when I was a teen and in my early 20s, I worked. But I never kept a budget, never saved money, and I would waste money on indulgent purchases. Like comic books. I used to drop $50 or

Half of You Were Affected by the Equifax Breach – What You Should Do

By |August 22nd, 2019|Categories: Economics / Politics, General Personal Finance, Personal Finance Tips|

  Want to ruin your day? This is the official website set up by legal settlement authorities to help you verify if your personal financial information was compromised in the infamous July 2017 Equifax hack. If you input your last name and the last 6 digits of your Social Security number you can find out if your information was compromised.

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