The ACA (Obamacare) Survives. But is it Actually Working?
Tue, 06/30/15 | 11 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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3 Steps to Pull Away from the Rat Race & Work Fewer Hours
November 22, 2010 | 8 Comments
3 Steps to Pull Away from the Rat Race & Work Fewer Hours

The Rat Race
You work more hours, you make more money. Sometimes more money than you’ll ever need. Without purpose. That is the rat race.
Whether you garner an hourly wage and see a direct monetary impact …

2011 Flexible Spending Account Changes to Consider for Open Enrollment
November 18, 2010 | 2 Comments
2011 Flexible Spending Account Changes to Consider for Open Enrollment

This time of year, most employers offer ‘open enrollment‘ (aka annual enrollment). It is a period of time where you can change your benefit elections.
And it is usually the only time during the year that …

The TRUE Cost of Bottled Water Vs. Tap Water (& Comparative Purity & Taste Test Results)
November 16, 2010 | 28 Comments
The TRUE Cost of Bottled Water Vs. Tap Water (& Comparative Purity & Taste Test Results)

The Cost of Bottled Water
Let’s assume that bottled water costs $1 per bottle. Maybe less if you buy it in bulk. That’s not that much, right? And water is good for you, an essential component …

Quantitative Easing Definition & How it Impacts you
November 15, 2010 | 3 Comments
Quantitative Easing Definition & How it Impacts you

Quantitative easing has become somewhat of a infamous economic term as of late. If you pay attention to economic and financial news, you’ve probably heard the term thrown around quite a bit lately. It’s a …

I Hate My Job! 55% of Americans Agree. Try These 5 Steps to Fix it
November 9, 2010 | 14 Comments
I Hate My Job! 55% of Americans Agree. Try These 5 Steps to Fix it

According to the Conference Board research group, in an article published by the AP, only 45% of Americans like their job, down from 49% in 2008, and 61% in 1987 (when the survey was first …

IRS Maximum Traditional & Roth IRA Contribution Limits for 2011
November 7, 2010 | 6 Comments

Update: If you are looking for the 2012, 2013, 2014, and 2015 maximum IRA contribution limits – I have since posted these as well.
In my 2011 maximum 401k contribution post last week, a commenter asked …


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