With the April 15 tax deadline approaching, you likely have two responses: concern about how much you owe or anticipation over a refund. I’ve found myself in both situations – writing Uncle Sam a check and having him write me one. The latter is far better. Let’s say you’re fortunate this year and are getting […]
That day has come. It is official. You are now divorced. The emotions of the day are different for everybody. The day is happy for some and sad for most. No matter what the reason, it is now time to move forward. You are now a single dad and that term comes with many heavy […]
Even in good times, having a mortgage sucks. A 30-year note on your house is like a prison sentence. You feel trapped, a slave to the mortgage company for three decades. When you’re struggling financially – as many people are today – steep monthly payments become even more onerous. So why not just walk away […]
Now is a good time to reflect on the topsy-turvy economy of 2011. You may want to forget the past year if your portfolio declined or you lost your job. But you can benefit long term by learning valuable financial lessons from the year that’s ending.
Single dads have a lot on their minds. We’re worried about our kids’ health, education, and overall well-being. Sometimes we’re so busy dealing with immediate issues that we overlook long-term ones.
Sure, Warren Buffett is a goofy-looking old guy with outdated glasses. But the billionaire investor is a genius when it comes to understanding how money works. That’s why I admire him so much.
I’m scared of the stock market with its wild peaks and valleys of late. But I’m also reluctant to get out. Where else do you put your money? I don’t know.
Do you own gold? Well, why not? If you listen to the never-ending commercials, you’d think owning gold was the soundest investment in the world – the only hedge against inflation, the ads claim. You simply must own gold if you’re a savvy investor, right? Not so fast.