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Having a Tough Time Getting an Interview? Try this Simple Strategy
Mon, 03/25/13 | 11 Comments
Having a Tough Time Getting an Interview? Try this Simple Strategy

Last fall, I highlighted my wife’s switch to a career in nursing.
Nursing was a careful selection. She wanted to get away from the desk and work more with people. Her family has a number of …

The Health Care Cost Article Every American Should Read
Wed, 03/6/13 | 24 Comments
The Health Care Cost Article Every American Should Read

Every American should read this piece on health care costs, from Steven Brill, of Time Magazine. It’s 11 pages of excellent journalism that will enlighten and enrage you, as it highlights the “why” of skyrocketing …

Marissa Mayer Ending Telecommuting at Yahoo? No Big Deal. Your Work-Life Balance? Big Deal
Mon, 03/4/13 | 17 Comments
Marissa Mayer Ending Telecommuting at Yahoo? No Big Deal. Your Work-Life Balance? Big Deal

Marissa Mayer earned a lot of attention last week with her declaration to Yahoo employees that they would no longer be allowed to telecommute.
- Some have said it is not fair to employees who have …

529 Plan Overview: Are they the Answer to Rising Tuition Inflation?
Mon, 02/25/13 | 17 Comments
529 Plan Overview: Are they the Answer to Rising Tuition Inflation?

One of the most requested posts I have received since starting this blog is to cover 529 plans. Why? My take is that many readers of this site are having children for the first time …

When Two Becomes One: Newlywed Financial Optimization
Wed, 02/13/13 | 8 Comments
When Two Becomes One: Newlywed Financial Optimization

Fresh off a somewhat heated discussion around keeping finances separate or combining in marriage, I realized we didn’t even get to the fun stuff: the cost benefits of becoming a newlywed.
You could really swap in …

Money and Marriage: Should you Separate or Combine Finances?
Wed, 01/30/13 | 27 Comments
Money and Marriage: Should you Separate or Combine Finances?

Whenever marriage or a similar significant-other long-term partnership is formed, the question of combining finances (and to what extent) is bound to arise.
And, oh what an interesting (and challenging) conversation it is.
If you’re having trouble …


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