Category Archives: Personal Finance

Choose wise investments

The other day my article on this blog was about making wise financial decisions. You may want to go back and read it if you haven’t already done so. Today, I want to speak a little more about finances, and … Continue reading

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Financial choices

One thing the coronavirus has taught us is that many people didn’t learn from the 2008 recession about personal financial management. Before you think I’m being insensitive or critical you need to know that in 2008 I owned a small … Continue reading

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Personal finances during a crisis

Many people have already lost their jobs during this coronavirus crisis. Others are working reduced hours. State and local governments are trying to take steps to provide temporary jobs and/or financial assistance during this time. The Federal government is trying … Continue reading

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Where do you go when you need money?

I recently bought some items at auction. Among the items was some personal paperwork consisting of notebooks and miscellaneous papers. I thumbed through the notebook and found a list of places in the community where one could seek financial assistance … Continue reading

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The debt trap

Yesterday’s post sparked a lot of interest among my readers so I thought I would follow it with some information about the debt crisis facing many Americans. Here are some statistics being reported about debt in 2019. Consumer debt recently … Continue reading

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Dealing with personal debt

Years ago I used to list all my debts for the month and write out to the side which week I would pay each one. The list of creditors was quite long, and some months the money didn’t go far … Continue reading

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Nonessential Employees

As the government shutdown continues the news media focuses a great deal on those workers who have been laid off without pay and those who are required to work during the shutdown without pay. The number of such employees, according … Continue reading

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