Is Anyone Stupid Enough to Care if a CEO’s Salary is $1?

I am not sure if it is an actual trend or I am just noticing it more, but it certainly seems that more and more companies have CEOs whose salary is equal to $1/yr.  Whenever I see stories like this I always shake my head in utter disbelief that anyone actually cares.  It seems likeContinue Reading

Thinking about all the Jobs I have had throughout my Life

I was listening to comedian Jim Norton on Opie and Anthony talk about his days working at Pergament which was a home improvement store in the New York / New Jersey area, and it got me to thinking what jobs I have I had in the past? I tried to put this in chronological order,Continue Reading

Workplace Safety and Profitibility

Being proactive about workplace safety can have a significant impact on profitability. Prevention and protection are required to minimize losses due to accidents. Prevention Designing a plan to prevent accidents is the first step in workplace safety. It is imperative that every employee cooperates with this plan and is aware of it in order forContinue Reading

Reuters Provides Some Options to Create Your Own Pension

I am always interested in creating future streams of income akin to a personal pension.  I am obsessed with the idea since it is likely I’ll never be involved in a defined benefit or pension plan provided by my employer and I think it has to be terrifying to one day stop your income butContinue Reading

Finding An Affordable Home Out Of State

The housing market reached a turnaround point after years of struggle, and is affording potential buyers new opportunities to acquire a dream home once again.  However, the strength of the recovery does vary by state, and this variance determines the type of mortgage that you as a buyer are able to negotiate. The hardest hitContinue Reading

Deciding Whether I Should Sell Stocks in my Dividend Investment Portfolio

I have been investing in dividend paying stocks for a few years now, and I am at a cross roads.  I have some pretty good capital gains (percentage wise, not whole dollar amounts) that I am not exactly sure what to do with.  My gut is fighting with my head and I am not sureContinue Reading