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Tag: cost of living

Snowflakes, Money Scripts, and the Cost of Living

Watch this video on YouTube Suppose you earn $45,000 at a job in Rapid City, SD, and you learn that someone doing the same job in Redwood City, CA, earns $60,000. Your instant conclusion is likely to be that they enjoy a higher standard of living than you do. That...

The Happiest States in the USA

*It was brought to our attention that our blogs were not being distributed properly over the past month.  This blog was from last week, and we will send out the current weeks blog later this week.  We apologize for the inconvenience. My friends from across the country...

Federal Minimum Wage Adjusted for Cost of Living

Watch this video on YouTube The “Fight For $15” is gaining national attention and becoming an issue in the presidential race. Both Bernie Sanders and Hillary Clinton have expressed strong support for a national minimum wage of $15, more than double the...

Teacher Salaries Adjusted For Cost of Living

Watch this video on YouTube South Dakota is tops in many things. We are consistently rated as among the best in the nation for business climate, trust law, clean air, low taxes, and the best cities to retire in. It annoys me, then, when we are last in something...

Outrage Over No Social Security Increase

The Social Security Administration just released the fact there will be no increase in benefits next year — the second year in a row without an increase for more than 58 million retirees and disabled Americans. The announcement marks only the second year without...