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Month: July 2019

Inequity of Federal Minimum Wage

Watch this video on YouTube The House of Representatives recently voted to nearly double the national minimum wage from $7.25 per hour to $15. Democrats are rejoicing that this change, if passed by the Senate, will lift 1.3 million people out of poverty. Republicans...

Polarizing Money Beliefs

Watch this video on YouTube “Money is supposed to be spent!” “Money is supposed to be saved!” We may not hear talk-show participants shouting these opposing views at each other with the same level of anger that characterizes some of our...

Financial Stress in Times of Transition

Watch this video on YouTube Stress is what happens when something you care about is at stake. This definition comes from Susan Bradley, CFP, author of Sudden Money and a specialist in the financial aspect of life transitions. The stress around these transitions is a...
Escape The Tax Man When You Retire Abroad

Escape The Tax Man When You Retire Abroad

HOW TO ESCAPE THE AMERICAN TAX MAN WHEN YOU RETIRE ABROAD July 9, 2019 | Larry Light One way to stretch your retirement nest egg is to relocate your retirement nest egg. Namely by moving to a less-expensive country. But retiring abroad doesn’t mean you have said...

Medicare For All, Taxes for All

Watch this video on YouTube As the recent debates among the Democratic presidential candidates emphasized, the idea of government-managed health care is gaining popularity. “Medicare for all” or some form of “free” universal health care is...