Is the Trade Really Worth It?

Are you about done with conventional personal finance advice? Follow this 7 Step Guideline and you can’t help but run into that pot of gold at the end of the rainbow, kind of thing? Hmmm, Lucky Charms may have been magically delicous, but that pot of gold? Not so much. You see, the same old […]

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Raising the Minimum Wage: Heads I Win-Tails You Lose

In case you haven’t been on top of this development, the Seattle, Washington City Council recently passed a $15 per hour minimum wage law. As you are no doubt aware, President Obama has been waging (no pun intended) a campaign to increase the Federal minimum wage from its current $7.25 per hour to $10.10 per […]

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2080 or Fewer—How Much Time We Spend on the Job

Based on a 40 hour work week and 52 weeks per year, the math works out to 2,080 hours spent working each year. The government’s General Accounting Office sees things differently (now there’s a shock) and says the average annual hours worked are 2,087, at least for the purpose of calculating an hourly rate of […]

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