Online Education Sites Coursera and EdX are Offering Free Courses for Adults

By |May 19th, 2020|Categories: Blog, Economics / Politics, General Personal Finance, Life, Personal Finance Tips|Tags: , , , |

Over 36 million Americans are unemployed right now. Since unemployment offices are severely stressed, that number may be as high as 60 million. There is never a good time to be out of work. However, since we are in the middle of the horrific COVID-19 pandemic, this is absolutely the worst time to be out of work. Still, no matter

NM and PA Resume Dental Procedures With Restrictions

By |May 11th, 2020|Categories: Economics / Politics, General Personal Finance, Life, small business|Tags: , , , , , |

Almost every state is partially or fully reopening in the wake of the initial COVID-19 outbreak. In the initial response to the pandemic, and especially to prioritize medical services for COVID-19 patients, many states suspended elective surgeries. Now, these restrictions are easing. The states of New Mexico and Pennsylvania will resume dental procedures this week. Certain operating restrictions will still

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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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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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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