The ACA (Obamacare) Survives. But is it Actually Working?
Tue, 06/30/15 | 10 Comments

With last Thursday’s ACA Supreme Court ruling confirming that Congress intended to include subsidies for those on the federal exchange in addition to state exchanges, the ACA has now survived an election, two Supreme Court …

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The Minimum Wage Increase Debate is Heating Up. What’s your Take (poll)?
February 24, 2014 | 20 Comments
The Minimum Wage Increase Debate is Heating Up. What’s your Take (poll)?

The minimum wage increase debate is starting to heat up.
I highlighted the pros/cons of a federal minimum wage increase last year, after President Obama focused a spotlight on minimum wages in his State of the …

Comcast SHOULD be Allowed to Purchase Time Warner Cable. BUT ONLY Under 2 Conditions
February 19, 2014 | 7 Comments
Comcast SHOULD be Allowed to Purchase Time Warner Cable. BUT ONLY Under 2 Conditions

You probably have seen the news that Comcast has come to a $45 billion mega-deal agreement to purchase Time Warner Cable.
If you’ve been following this blog for any length of time, you know that I …

The Shocking Percentage of Americans that Live Paycheck-to-Paycheck (& Think that’s Fine)
February 17, 2014 | 14 Comments
The Shocking Percentage of Americans that Live Paycheck-to-Paycheck (& Think that’s Fine)

Have you ever wondered what percent of Americans live paycheck-to-paycheck?
The answer to that question can be found buried within the most recent “Financial Capability in the United States” report, produced by the FINRA Investor Education …

Your Guide to 2013 Tax Return Domination
February 12, 2014 | 6 Comments
Your Guide to 2013 Tax Return Domination

I just received my W2, and now it’s a waiting game for the rest of those 1099’s (is it just me or do they seem to be coming slower every year now?).
I aim to file my …

myRA Retirement Plan Details: Everything you Need to Know
February 10, 2014 | 12 Comments
myRA Retirement Plan Details: Everything you Need to Know

In the most recent State of the Union, President Obama mentioned a new retirement plan, called myRA (short for “My Retirement Account”). Awww… isn’t that a cute little name for a retirement plan? Who’s a …

Do YOU Need a Budget?
February 5, 2014 | 13 Comments
Do YOU Need a Budget?

I have been running a personal finance blog for over six years now, but I have a dirty little confession…
These days, I don’t budget.
<insert crowd hush and record scratch/rewind sound effect>
“Woah, hold on a sec …


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