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Don’t suffer – find the work that fits you by Luke Davis

By |September 6th, 2018|Categories: Personal Finances|

Over this past weekend, whenever I heard anyone in the media talk about Labor Day, it was consistently described as a day to celebrate the fact that you don’t have to go to work. It was almost portrayed as a one-day reprieve from the grueling punishment that is your job. [...]

Be wary of reverse mortgages by Luke Davis

By |August 22nd, 2018|Categories: Personal Finances, Retirement, Uncategorized|

Recently, I took a day off from work and decided to catch up on some daytime TV. It was interesting to me how different the commercials are during the day, and how targeted they are to stay-at-home moms, the unemployed, and seniors. Of particular note to me was how much [...]

Healthcare Demand Will Grow and Grow (part 2)

By |August 16th, 2018|Categories: Investment Management, Retirement, Stocks|

Last week I discussed the demographics driving American use of healthcare and its new technology. On average, we are living longer while generally enjoying better health. Many of us will eventually feel somewhat bionic through our high tech ceramic or metal spare part implants. In 1960 when current statistics began, [...]

Health-care demand will grow and grow by Ron Finke

By |August 8th, 2018|Categories: Economy, Insurance, Personal Finances|

Trying to stay fit might be hazardous to one’s health! In late March, trying to perform exercises directed by my trainer, I suffered a complete thickness tear of my left supraspinatus tendon. That is the shoulder muscle that allows us to raise our arms out to the side. The experts [...]

Do you own stuff, or does stuff own you? by Luke Davis

By |August 1st, 2018|Categories: Personal Finances, Resources, Uncategorized|

If you’ve read my columns before you have probably figured out that I am frugal with my money…no, not frugal, cheap. I come from a long line of bargain hunters that wear the title of cheapskate like a badge of honor. In fact, I couldn’t tell you the last time [...]

Consider options to save for education by Aaron Pickert

By |July 25th, 2018|Categories: Personal Finances|

Last week I explored the topic of whether paying for your child or grandchild’s education was the right thing to do.  This week let’s look at some of the better ways to help fund these soaring education costs. As you are probably aware, education costs are not only rising for [...]