Teacher Pay vs. Athlete Pay

By |July 14th, 2011|Categories: Blog, Economics / Politics|Tags: , , , , |

"Why do athletes get paid so much while teachers are paid so little?" I hear this question all the time. If you haven't heard it yet, you're bound to hear it soon with the NFL and NBA players locked out because they can't reach a compensation agreement with the owners. I'm so tired of hearing this ridiculous question that I

NFL Players Need Loans, Wambulance

By |April 13th, 2011|Categories: Blog, Economics / Politics|Tags: , , , |

If you are a sports fan, you know the NFL Players Association and NFL Owners cannot come to a collective bargaining agreement, and players are essentially out of work until a new deal is in place. The NFLPA has been warning players for two years that a lockout was possible, and that they should save accordingly so they can support

Should College Football Players Get Paid?

By |September 30th, 2010|Categories: Blog, Economics / Politics|Tags: , , |

This blog is not all personal finance, all the time. Even I can get bored talking about the same topic over and over again. There are a lot of interesting topics that have financial implications but aren't directly related to the average person's personal finances. Remember Teacher Pay vs. Athlete Pay? Here's another interesting sports topic that, if you are