Brexit: UK Deletes its EU Account. US Voters be Forewarned
Mon, 06/27/16 | 15 Comments

Welp… that happened.
The British shocked the world by voting to “Brexit” from the European Union (EU) as 17,410,742 (51.9%) votes to “Leave” prevailed against 16,141,241 (48.1%) votes to “Remain”.
I’m not a Brit, so maybe it’s …

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The Best Retailer Return Policies
December 5, 2010 | 12 Comments
The Best Retailer Return Policies

Strategically, I’ve started to do a good portion of my shopping at retailers with the strongest return policies. I am a FIRM believer that these retailers successes are in no small part to how customer-centric …

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 | 29 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 …

I Hate My Job! 55% of Americans Agree
November 9, 2010 | 14 Comments
I Hate My Job! 55% of Americans Agree

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, 2015, and 2016 maximum IRA contribution limits – I have since posted these as well.
In my 2011 maximum 401k contribution post last week, a commenter …


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