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If I don’t pay my Health Insurance Premiums what Happens?

A lot of people have times in their life when they struggle to keep up with making payments; it’s not an ideal situation but sometimes it’s unavoidable.  What happens if you fall behind with payment of your health insurance premiums? You may start … Continue reading...

A Sensible Approach to Back-to-School Shopping

I was just having a conversation the other day with my co-workers regarding the back-to-school shopping craze. They all have pint-sized children of varying ages, and the common theme seems to be a weekend dedicated to shopping for school supplies, … Continue reading...

Is the 10% Rule Dead?

Like almost everybody else my age, I grew up hearing “put 10% of your paycheck in the bank!” It was even quoted on Friends (“The One With the Prom Video”). You know something is culturally ubiquitous when it gets quoted on a famous sitcom and doesn’t … Continue reading...

Are Student Loans the Next Big Bubble to Burst?

Are student loans considered a “bubble”? By bubble, I mean the same bubble that burst back in 2000 when those tech stocks that didn’t actually make any money were trading at 1000’s of times their value. By bubble, I mean the same bubble that burst 6 … Continue reading...

The Two Job Town

I recently made contact with a fellow blogger, he is one of our neighbors to the north (Canadian!). Anyways, he has had an interesting struggle to free himself from the confines of debt...and I thought this portion of his story in particular might be … Continue reading...