Yearly Archives: 2010

If You Have a Child With Special Needs Please Be Careful When Making Financial Moves

If You Have a Child With Special Needs Please Be Careful When Making Financial Moves

The office I work at has a prominent Special Needs Planning department, and when meeting with one of the planners on a separate case he to me a horrible about parents making financial decisions without fully understanding the ramifications to their child with special needs.  The situation is probably more common than you would expect

I Don’t Understand the Early Retirement Extreme Movement

I Don’t Understand the Early Retirement Extreme Movement

My blog has seemed to morph over time. At the beginning I posted just about my debt with a sprinkling of my ‘knowledge’ as a Director of Financial Planning/Estate Planning Attorney, however, I have become more and more honest and turned it into a true blog – a manifestation of my inner thoughts.  Some of

Get off Your Ass and Follow Through with your Business Idea

Get off Your Ass and Follow Through with your Business Idea

I have this buddy who sat me down over a “couple” drinks and told me about this really cool product he wanted to create.  I loved the idea.  So instead of just letting this one go I went online and found all the supplies we would need from China.  We could made a bunch (way

Solution Auctions Review

Solution Auctions Review

I believe that the internet was revolutionized by person to person sites. It was the idea/action that people, regardless of distance, can interact with one another. AOL/Prodigy changed the way we could talk to each other, Napster changed the way we look at music online, Prosper changed the way we look at loaning people money

What is COLA? And Why is this Soda Angering Retirees?

What is COLA? And Why is this Soda Angering Retirees?

News has come out that Social Security payments will not be increasing this year for the 58,000,000 retirees across the United States. Social Security increases are known as Cost Of Living Adjustments, and social security isn’t the only one that increases because of COLA.  Many pension systems, deferred compensation techniques, annuities and even some buy-sell