Can Undocumented Immigrants Open an IRA?

By |August 29th, 2021|Categories: Economics / Politics, General Personal Finance, Life, Personal Finance Tips|Tags: , , |

  The United States has a long history of immigration tied to its founding and commercial expansion. The Pilgrims were immigrants. Contrary to popular belief, the founding fathers of this country showed fealty to England for a long time because they considered themselves products of English immigration. George Washington considered himself English and even fought as a commissioned English officer

How To Use $6 Black Gorilla Tape to Fix Minor Bumper Damage

By |August 27th, 2021|Categories: General Personal Finance, Life, Personal Finance Tips|Tags: |

  Want to guesstimate whether your neighbor can afford their car? Look for haphazard and unsightly do-it-yourself repair jobs. Growing up in New York City, I saw this all the time. And if you don't see others doing it, then it might be you. Patching up a bumper is expensive but that’s no reason to not conduct a clean patch-up

Remove These 3 Useless Resume Points Right Now

By |August 23rd, 2021|Categories: Life|Tags: |

How often do you update your resume? Over 4 million Americans quit their jobs in April 2021 to ambitiously pursue personal career changes. The last time that happened was in the year 2000. And the average person stays on the same job for at least 4 years.  However, many people will change their jobs at least 15 times in their lifetime. And

How To Explain Job Hopping in an Interview

By |August 9th, 2021|Categories: General Personal Finance, Life, Personal Finance Tips|Tags: , |

Did you know that the average American stays at one job for 4 years? A 2018 federal study also revealed that the typical American switches jobs anywhere between 10 to 15 times within their lifetime.  And even that estimate may increase now. Over 4 million Americans abruptly quit their jobs in April 2021 to pursue personal career ambitions. Still, taking professional and frequent

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4 Million Americans Just Quit Their Jobs – Should You?

By |July 20th, 2021|Categories: General Personal Finance, Life, Personal Finance Tips|Tags: |

In 2001, when I was in my early 20s, I just quit my job right out of the blue. It may have been the right decision for me if I had followed through on it realistically. I traveled to Hawaii for the first time and did some writing. But I didn’t have a plan. I didn’t know what I was

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5 Reasons Why a Vacation Loan Is a Bad Idea

By |July 5th, 2021|Categories: General Personal Finance, Life, Personal Finance Tips|Tags: |

Many people tend to take an annual vacation when they're feed up with work. And after a year of pandemic-induced anxiety, fear, and loathing of anything coronavirus-related, it seems like everyone is ready for vacation. Or are we? The job market is still in shambles, Americans are actually quitting jobs at alarming rates, and businesses are struggling to fill vacant

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