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

  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?

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

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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Never Cheap Out On These Purchases

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

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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How To Find An Income Restricted Apartment

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

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