Category Archives: budget

Median income, a false statement perhaps

I think that the statement that one is above or below the median income, can be a very deceiving way to view things. It is one measure – no doubt a good comparison like the traditional thought of tax paid … Continue reading

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Coffee prices due to increase, potentially

I heard the folks on the radio talking this morning about a problem with Arabica Coffee bean problems. Evidently there is a coffee fungus spreading throughout Central America that is devastating crops. They also said that this will impact prices … Continue reading

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Millennial generation is not well informed when it comes to credit scores

I just saw some folks talking on the talk show Cavuto, and they were stating Millennials do not no how to use credit scores to their advantage or what benefits there are to having a good credit score. My question … Continue reading

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Target Networth or Target Debt Reduction

First let me apologize to those folks that follow my blog, since I have gone through some very difficult family times recently with the passing of both my father and my father-in-law, all within the month of April &ellipse; not … Continue reading

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Making the choice to pay more taxes … just to pay more taxes

That thought is the VERY first thing that entered my mind when our esteemed Senator Ray Lesniak suggested that we need to raise the gasoline tax by 5 cents per year for the next 3 years, so that we can … Continue reading

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Your biggest expense should be you!

Your biggest expense should be for your future self for the first 5 years. The younger you are, the easier and better it is for you to take 50%-60% of your paycheck and put it away. Imagine being 19, 20, … Continue reading

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Having to adjust for overspending

Prior to Christmas, my wife went out to get a few items for our 4 children for Christmas and because she didn’t have the cash on hand, she found herself having to adjust her own budget to fit within the … Continue reading

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Tax season quickly approaches, have you checked your situation out

Now that we’re winding down the year, it’s getting closer to tax season. So in honor of that upcoming event, I thought I’d write an article regarding your W-4 and whether you may want to adjust it accordingly. That is … Continue reading

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How to look good on paper aka National Debt as a percentage of GDP

I have to dispell a terrible myth that seems to be running around the entire country on every blog. My objective is to show how to look good on paper by viewing the National Debt as a percentage of GDP. … Continue reading

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I sat in a Tesla car and enjoyed it!

A week or so ago, I sat in a Tesla model car and enjoyed it in a mall near me. They allowed anyone to sit in, and I enjoyed it along with our kids. These were both Tesla ‘S’ models … Continue reading

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