How Much Does It Cost to Change Your Name?

By |January 18th, 2021|Categories: Life, Personal Finance Tips|Tags: |

Do you enjoy the music and burgeoning acting career of Stefani Joanne Angelina Germanotta? Don’t know who that is? You may know her better as Lady Gaga. One of my favorite comedians/actors is Eric Marlon Bishop, better known as Jamie Foxx. Ilyena Vasilievna Mironoff was born to a Russian-born father and English mother, grew up in England, and became of

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

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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

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How to Apply the Contrarian Investing Strategy

By |December 1st, 2020|Categories: General Personal Finance, Life, Personal Finance Tips, Stocks|Tags: |

Warren Buffett once said that when used appropriately, the stock market is ultimately a financial instrument that transfers wealth from the impatient to the patient. Investment should always be treated as a long-term financial strategy. There is no room for any get rich quick strategic thinking when it comes to investment. That is unless your strategy is to lose all

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How to Trade a Car You Still Owe Money On

By |November 11th, 2020|Categories: Blog, Life, Personal Finance Tips|Tags: |

Car sales were declining long before the coronavirus pandemic struck. In Q2 2020, auto sales plunged by over 30% in the United States. That was the largest drop in the sales of new cars since 2009, the time of the global financial crisis. There are numerous factors to explain this drop in sales. And it is not just the pandemic,

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What Are Some Cheap Alternatives to Braces?

By |October 31st, 2020|Categories: Blog, Economics / Politics, General Personal Finance, Life, Personal Finance Tips|Tags: , |

The eyes may be the window to the soul, but your teeth are also a reliable window into the state of your health. Most professionally trained medical and dental professionals can tell with a glance at your teeth if you have heart problems, for example. However, it does not take a professionally trained dental expert to see that crooked teeth

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