Category Archives: Random

Job Searching – Staying Under the Radar

Guest post by Danielle When you are currently employed, it may not be in your best interest to let your employer or coworkers know that you are searching for a job. While it may be illegal to fire you, it can be done in a less-than-desirable way. Those times when you are a mere minuteContinue Reading

What’s the Difference Between Being Rich and Wealthy?

I remember this question being asked in one of my introductory economics classes when I was in college.  Being that everyone was 18 to 20 years old no one had a good answer.  I won’t pretend the answer changed my life because to be honest I didn’t even think about it until recently.  The answerContinue Reading

Doesn’t Anyone Ask Why Do “they” Need My Money?

Last week I saw possibly the most infuriating show I have ever seen on CNBC called “Money Talks.”  It is about the owner of a sports gambling consultant business. The owner Steve Stevens (obviously not his real name) claims to be a 20 year sports handicapper winning somewhere between 60% and 71.5% of his bets.Continue Reading

There are Amazing Investment Lessons in Warren Buffett’s Shareholder Letters Part One

When I finished Warren Buffet’s authorized biography The Snowball: Warren Buffett and the Business of Life last month I knew I wasn’t done delving into all that is Buffett.  I immediately downloaded all of his shareholder letters.  If you are new to Buffett (beyond reading what other’s think he is thinking on investment sites) IContinue Reading

Workplace Violence: How to Reduce the Threat

Believe it or not, workplace violence is the second leading cause of workplace-related injuries in the United States, and while the occurrences of workplace violence are diminishing, it remains a concern — especially for people working in more vulnerable fields like healthcare and cash-based services. Some two million people report being the victims of workplaceContinue Reading

Actual Proof You Need to Stop Buying Material Shit

I was dumbfounded by a recent CNBC Chart of the Day titled “From $400K Macs to $23k iPods.”  The article provides how much an investment in Apple would be worth if you had bought the stock at the time for the price of that new gadget: Of course you could always argue what if youContinue Reading