The Difference Between Living and Dreaming is Doing

I awoke thinking about the line “The Difference Between Dreaming and Living is Doing.” It occurred to me how real that statement is. So many people dream great dreams and have fabulous ideas but never take action. Others live full lives without much looking back or regret. The only difference is just doing it. The … Read more

Every Person in Debt Deserves to Be Treated With Dignity

We assume that it is wrong not to treat others with kindness in all corners of life. For example, in the U.S., we no longer have separate entrances based on your skin color. Buildings make allowances for physical limitations, and a recent news story said that more people had developed a tolerance for others’ religion. … Read more

What is Your Tesla Electric Car Charging Personality?

Deciding to purchase a Tesla or any other electric vehicle means you have to start thinking about external and internal charging solutions so you can keep your vehicle ready to roll. External networks are growing fast, and apps for ChargePoint, PlugShare, or ChargeHub can help you find a wide variety of slow to fast charger … Read more

What I’m Reading Today – 11-24-2020

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Since I spend my day researching important consumer debt issues, I thought I’d share with you the material that I found most fascinating today: Student Loan Losses Seen Costing U.S. More Than $400 Billion “The U.S. government stands to lose more than $400 billion from the federal student loan program, an internal analysis shows, approaching … Read more

How to Grill the Perfect Steak

Because of the lockdown, we’re cooking at home far more often, and for many of us that means more grilling, and for some more steak gilling (at least while supplies last). If you do manage to get your hands on some steaks, or you’ve already stocked up, you’ll want to make sure you cook that steak … Read more

The Declaration of Independence Wasn’t Signed on July 4th (and other facts you may not know)

We tapped the National Constitution Center, a private, nonprofit organization that serves as America’s leading platform for constitutional education and debate, to find out a little bit more about what really happened back in the summer of 1776 (they also know a thing or two about the Declaration of Independence). Here are 10 things you … Read more

FinCon 2018 Helps to Reinforce Good Advice is Personal

Last week I had the pleasure of attending the personal finance write conference, FinCon. The meeting was held in a very hot and muggy Orlando. Nearly 2,000 writers showed up for a whole bunch of sessions and presentations. I left the conference with a few observations and realizations. The first is there are a lot … Read more