I’m not Rushing out for Businesses that are Prematurely Reopening

By |April 21st, 2020|Categories: Blog, Economics / Politics, General Personal Finance, Life, Personal Finance Tips|Tags: , |

  I know many people are desperate for the familiarity of societal life in 2019 to return. Who doesn’t want to go to a concert, sports event, café, or the beach? Don’t you miss shaking hand or hugging? Do you really think that in a month or two we’ll all just live life the way we did in 2019? (2019

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Is it OK to go on Vacation When you owe Money?

By |April 14th, 2020|Categories: General Personal Finance, Life, Personal Finance Tips|Tags: , , |

Many years ago, I was an adjunct instructor and academic advisor in a small New York City college. Also, I harbored aspirations to be a rap star! So, one day I noticed that the payroll department accidentally deposited my biweekly check twice in one payment. An obvious mistake. I withdrew it all. Why not go on vacation when you owe

I’ll Be Damned if I Panic Buy Hydroxychloroquine

By |April 7th, 2020|Categories: Economics / Politics, General Personal Finance, Life, Personal Finance Tips|Tags: , |

I think I can speak for you when I say I’m terrified. Still, I don't see how pretending Hydroxychloroquine, an old anti-malarial drug, is the magic answer against COVID-19. This is a virus that appeared months ago. It’s horrifying to be a grown adult, feel anxiety, and feel zero control over our life. OK. I won’t speak for you when

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How to Effectively Prioritize Your Home Improvement Projects

By |April 2nd, 2020|Categories: General Personal Finance|

When you consider the fact that almost 85% of homes in the U.S. were built before 1980, it makes sense that you might be considering doing some home improvement projects. But before you get started, what is the best way to get started? If you’re struggling to choose which project to put at the top of your home improvement priority list, here are a few tips that might help you out.

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Never Cheap Out On These Purchases

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

Being frugal has become the new norm for me as I didn't think about prices before. I wanted what I wanted, especially when it came to brand names. Now, I don’t mind buying generic brands anymore and always try to look for the latest sales. It's OK to cheap out when needed. I really can’t believe I wasn’t so financially

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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

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