Monthly Archives: May 2013

Are we a nation of overworked people

After reading this article, I have to disagree and state that I don’t believe that we are a nation of overworked people. The reason that I say this is because I do know that most people that have raised themselves … Continue reading

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Card swipe fees compared to realtor fees

The purpose of this post isn’t to bad mouth anybody for charging a fee for a service, especially a useful one which they both can be. In this article, Target and Macy's are suing Mastercard and Visa over swipe fees. … Continue reading

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What do you spend on life-long expenses

The question of what do you spend on life-long expenses only, came to me after reading this article on CNN. Now most people don't keep mortgages for their entire life, or keep going back to college classes, or having a … Continue reading

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Teaching our youth to look to their future

Our youngest child (2nd grade) just received a project from the teacher requesting that she and her classmates to create something. I wonder if this is how they are teaching our youth to look to their future, or simply trying … Continue reading

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Are you smarter than 12th grade economics

I was perusing around the web a couple days ago and strolled onto this little economics test. Now all you have to do is answer are you smarter than 12th grade economics? Are you smarter than a 12th grader in … Continue reading

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Save money so you can still live life to the fullest

I know this has been written about before, but I want to chime in on this as well. When you are younger, while you have a lot of things you want to do and so little time to do it, … Continue reading

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Price gouging fines should be returned to those affected

Upon driving to work this morning I heard the newscast state that some of the companies involved in price gouging during Hurricane Sandy would receive fines for overcharging customers during a crisis. I believe that the price gouging fines should … Continue reading

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Ensure that you document how you want your wealth distributed

A discussion between my wife and myself recently arose regarding family finances and how to minimize potential problems of passing on one’s assets. One of your most important parts of building wealth is to ensure that you document how you … Continue reading

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Maintenance of yard equipment knowledge you may be able to use

I’m a bit handy as most of my family and friends know, from basic housing repairs to maintenance of yard equipment. As luck would have it, our gas powered trimmer stopped working at the end of last season and I … Continue reading

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The good market is now, what is your exit plan

The stock market is at all-time highs. With the DJIA and the S&500 are both at their highest levels in 5 years. Since the good market is now, what is your exit plan. After all, you should pick a point … Continue reading

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