How to Manage Your High Medical Expenses

How to Manage Your High Medical Expenses

By Andrew

Medical expenses can be a huge burden on many people. They take away from your income stream, which, at best, means that you have to shift your priorities towards pay those debts. At worst, your medical expenses, depending on how high they are, can cause major financial hardship. But, there is good news. You can…

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Owning a Franchise 101

Owning a Franchise 101

By Kat

For many Americans, owning a business is a lifelong dream that begins with an idea and an investment and ends in either triumph or bankruptcy. Starting a new business is a risky endeavor, although not quite as risky as one might think. While it’s a common belief that 50% of new businesses fail in the…

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Please Don’t Stop the Music: Retirement Tours & Revenue Generation

Please Don’t Stop the Music: Retirement Tours & Revenue Generation

By Jeff

It seems that every day another fixture of the music industry announces that their upcoming tour will be their last. 2018 has seen retirement announcements from a slew of great musicians. Performers from Elton John to Aretha Franklin to Slayer have decided to park their party buses and retire from touring, opting to make the…

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Is the Price of a Night at the Movies Really Skyrocketing?

Is the Price of a Night at the Movies Really Skyrocketing?

By Jeff

When the first-ever “summer blockbuster”, Jaws, was released in 1975, it started a trend of summer movie releases that previously did not exist. Now, movies with a summer release are part of culture, with big production companies like Marvel and Disney releasing new flicks every June and July. Going to the movies is a great…

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How does income compare throughout the world?

How does income compare throughout the world?

By Andrew

Tax Day 2018 is now behind us, but that doesn’t mean that money isn’t on the top of many people’s minds. In the United States, we enjoy a pretty high standard of living compared to many parts of the world. Our quality of life is above average and so is our median income. Additionally, the…

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How switching to solar energy can save you money

How switching to solar energy can save you money

By Andrew

Let’s face it: Energy is expensive. In retirement (and even before), utility bills are usually a dreaded site and most people are looking for ways to reduce how much they have to pay every month. The average electricity price in the United States is around $0.13 per KWH, according to government data, and the average…

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Personal Finance for Main St

When residents of Main St look for news on how the economy is performed that day, it's often reported in terms of how the "Dow" or the S&P 500 performed that day. So what is the Dow? Ditto for the S&P 500?

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