All Things Inflation

At the end of May, the Commerce Department reported that the price index for personal consumption expenditures increased by 1.6 percent in April from a year earlier — the fastest pace since November 2012. This is the latest sign that U.S. inflation is starting an…

Minimize Taxes: Vary Deductions*

Whether you’re already retired or knocking on the door, one way to potentially maximize your savings, investments and income is to minimize your tax liability. Tax-deferred vehicles are more tax efficient since money can grow without the annual burden of taxation. However, because this reduces…

Bully for Us: Consumerism Soars

Summer is here. The housing market has gained strength, jobs and incomes have risen, and overall consumers are feeling bullish. Seeing most of us have had to adjust to the “new normal” since the turn of the millennium, recent conditions are the relative equivalent to…

Confused About Social Security? We Can Help!

Join us for a FREE dinner and to learn about important Social Security issues, including: What is the current status of Social Security? When is the optimal time for me to start drawing Social Security Benefits? How can I maximize benefits for myself and my…

Tips for Saving Money on Medications

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Creative Solutions for Life’s Little Problems

It’s refreshing to see that many people are beginning to implement new and innovative ideas to address some of life’s seemingly little problems that may have a more widespread societal impact. Take teenagers and their penchant for sleeping in, for example. While some teenagers are…

Global Perspectives

Many Americans tend to assume we’re the greatest nation. After all, people from other countries are frequently trying to move here. For the most part, we have a strong economy, we’re well educated, we make decent money, and we have the NFL, NBA, and MLB…

Living and Working (and Thinking) in a Box

In the late 1970s sitcom “WKRP in Cincinnati,” news director Less Nessman would not acknowledge the presence of co-workers unless they simulated knocking on the door of his fake office. His “office” was merely a desk and chair with imaginary walls marked by tape on…