Choosing Your Financial Oasis

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It’s 2016 and there are more remote employees and freelancers than ever. Are you one of them? Even if you’re not, would you consider relocating?   We all want to be rich. Even someone like myself. I have few material wants but having the power to control a good portion of money is enticing.   In order to get rich, we must optimize pretty much every area of our lives. Being rich is a lifestyle....
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How to Choose Where to Live

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It’s a fantastic problem to have, wondering where to live. But sometimes a world of choices is intimidating. I mean think about it… you can live anywhere on the planet. That’s bizarre. But this post will help you wrap your head around the process of finding a place to live. Let’s get moving!Family/Friends Obviously, the biggest draw you’ll have to any place is if you have family or friends...
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9 Creative Ways to Contribute to a Political Campaign

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When most people think of giving to a political campaign, they think about simply donating their money or their time. If both of those options bore you, here are 9 other ways to help your candidate succeed. All of the ideas listed below still count towards your total contribution to a candidate. The reason you may want to consult this list instead of just give cash is because these types of donations...
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Tax Freedom Day

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As we enter a new year, I’d like to talk about taxes. And the fact that you’re working for free right now. Tax Freedom Day is the day that the average American has earned enough money to pay in full his or her total yearly tax bill. It’s essentially the day where the money you earn going forward actually becomes your money. This handy image from the Tax Foundation best illustrates...
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A Bigger Threat?

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Having the worlds most enviable economy, because of the freedoms set forth when James Madison and Co. created the Bill of Rights, there come obligations to the rest of the world and the great citizens of this Nation.  One of those obligations is that we will be the humanitarian leader to rest of the world, which I believe we do a good job at.  Perhaps, from a cost perspective, too good of a job....
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What’s the Best Free Recipe App?

The Apple Store and Google Play together offer more digital cookbooks than you probably have room for on your mobile device. So which... more →
New tax law might slow down housing market.

What Will the New Tax Law Do to the Housing Market?

The new tax law will have a profound impact on the housing market, although in ways that go beyond the deductibility of mortgage interest... more →

4 in 5 Households Will Get a Tax Cut in 2018

Four out of five U.S. households will get a tax cut as a result of the legislation that President Donald Trump signed into law today. more →
Will bitcoin reach $100,000?

When Will Bitcoin Reach $100,000?

Bitcoin has accelerated its pace of appreciation in recent months, and if the current levels between $15,000 and $19,000 make you itch... more →
The Dow Jones topped 24,000 -- now what?

The Dow Jones Crossed the 24,000 Threshold. Now What?

Stocks appear to be increasing in volatility, yet the markets closed on Monday, December 4 with the Dow Jones Industrial Average is... more →
Peer mortgage

Should You Get a Peer-to-Peer Mortgage?

If you can’t get approved for a home loan from a bank, you might want to look into applying for a peer-to-peer mortgage. more →
Investment gifting is awesome.

4 Things To Know Before You Donate an Investment

While donations of any kind are appreciated, gifting investments benefits both the giver and the receiver. Here are four key things... more →
Are you wondering: What's the Relationship Between the Stock Market and Federal Debt?

What’s the Relationship Between the Stock Market and Federal Debt?

Wouldn’t it be wonderful if gains in the stock market could actually reduce U.S. government indebtedness? If that were true,... more →
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Will Groupon Exist through 2015?

I recently talked with someone who just quit Groupon. He was in sales. He said he needed to get out before the place folds. Why would... more →