Saturday, January 25, 2020

Should I Finance a Wedding Ring? How Much Should I Spend?

January 24, 2020 by  
Filed under Money, Opinion, Relationships, Weekly Columns

Tweet ( We all know that buying an engagement ring is not a cheap or easy purchase. It can actually be one of the most expensive purchases of your life. There are a lot of things said about how much you should lay down for a ring, but a lot of this is marketing material for diamond purveyors and jewelry stores. Of course paying cash... [Read more...]

2019; Stop Getting Conned Out of Your Money.

January 21, 2020 by  
Filed under Money, News, Opinion, Politics, Weekly Columns

Tweet ( It’s election season, left and right are clamoring for every penny possible to help them win. That means they’re coming for you, and more specifically, they’re coming for your wallet. Hold on to it tightly. Every election there are people who get filthy rich, or richer, by finding new and creative ways of separating you... [Read more...]

Well Working Hard Versus Hardly Working.

January 21, 2020 by  
Filed under Business, News, Opinion, Weekly Columns

Tweet ( Almost all of us know (because President Trump boasts of it in nearly every speech) that our 3.5% unemployment rate has reached a 50-year low. But this official decline in joblessness doesn’t tell the entire story of the improvement in the job market in the United States. And it doesn’t fully capture the change in... [Read more...]

How to Hire Great Employees for Your Small Business.

January 21, 2020 by  
Filed under Business, Money, Opinion, Tech/Internet, Weekly Columns

Tweet ( As a small business, the people you hire can have a huge impact on the success of your company. In a large business, it’s easy for people to fly under the radar and be unproductive. A large team means other people may pick up the slack and the bad employee’s actions might go unnoticed for a long period of time – potentially,... [Read more...]

Some Things to Think About if You’re Designing Your Dream Home.

January 20, 2020 by  
Filed under Business, Opinion, Weekly Columns

Tweet ( Building your own home is a fantastic project. Not only is it a more meaningful way to find a home, but it also ensures that you can create a prime piece of real estate that really works for you. If you want to go for it and design your dream home, here are a few things you’ll want to think about: Budget for More Than the Construction Designing... [Read more...]

King’s Dream Has Turned Into A Nightmare.

January 19, 2020 by  
Filed under Business, Education, News, Opinion, Politics, Weekly Columns

Tweet ( As we celebrate the national birthday holiday for Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., I can’t help but to ponder what he would say about the current state of Black America specifically, and America in general. I am sure he would be livid at how white liberal’s handpicked Black “leaders” have been bought and paid for by them... [Read more...]

Aging Family: What You Need to Know About the Funeral Process.

January 19, 2020 by  
Filed under Business, Health, Opinion, Weekly Columns

Tweet ( You don’t know what goes into the funeral process until you begin planning one yourself. Read this guide to learn some of the most important details. The loss of a loved one can be devastating. As much as the pain exists, there’s a lot of work that needs to be done. You want to honor their memory and make the funeral... [Read more...]

Seeing Your Business’s Future Through Its Data.

January 18, 2020 by  
Filed under Business, Opinion, Tech/Internet, Weekly Columns

Tweet ( If you pay attention to news about tech in business at all, then lately you will have undoubtedly noticed the trend that one particular kind of digital asset is becoming increasingly important. Businesses have always collected data of some kind, from asking directly for feedback to mailing surveys from door to door. However,... [Read more...]

Will The Democrats Choose Safety or Risk?

January 17, 2020 by  
Filed under Money, News, Opinion, Politics, Weekly Columns

Tweet ( When the economy shows signs of weakness, Wall Street analysts expect to see what they call a “flight to safety.” Investors sell stocks and buy bonds or gold. The same phenomenon can sometimes be found in politics. Understanding that George W. Bush was riding high in 2004, after what was perceived as a successful... [Read more...]

Preparing For A Move Abroad.

January 17, 2020 by  
Filed under Business, Money, Opinion, Weekly Columns

Tweet ( Moving overseas can be an exciting and fulfilling step in your life. Whether you’re making the move a permanent one or you’re simply looking for a temporary challenge like to study or volunteer, it will be an amazing opportunity for you.  But a big move like this requires a lot of planning, and there are plenty of things... [Read more...]

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