After the Civil War ended, expansion began. This building out of the west required oil, coal, steel, wood, the products that were made from these materials, and a way to get these products to where they ...(more)
This election season is shaping up to be one of the most unusual presidential races we have seen in a long time. With the election a little under 75 days to go (only 75 more days of political ads!) it seems to be a ...(more)
Stocks had a violent downside reaction to the Brexit vote in Britain. But while the damage was severe, it was short-lived. Over the past four days, a huge rally has emerged that has nearly wiped out the Brexit ...(more)
Six months ago during the week of observing Memorial Day, I attended a Toastmasters meeting with a friend of mine. Having never been to one, I didn’t really know what to expect. The topic of conversation was in regards ...(more)
I have a love/hate relationship with social media! On the one hand I love social media, but then again it’s hard not to when you have more than doubled your business as a result of LinkedIn. On the other hand, I can’t ...(more)
How To Maximize Your Verizon Smart Rewards
When most people think about their loyalty rewards programs, the first words out of their mouths are about their frequent flyer miles. In addition to that, families get ...(more)
If you’re lucky enough to be comparing job offers, it’s easy to just focus on the salary. After all, for most people this is the largest and most important part of their compensation. However, to truly evaluate a job ...(more)
Many investors shun premium bonds, believing that it is a mistake to pay more than face value for a bond. After all, there will be a capital loss when the bond is repaid at maturity. Many bond buyers instead prefer to ...(more)
Father’s Day is right around corner and it’s always hard to figure out what to get for Dad’s. Skip the socks, ties, golf attire, and homemade gifts, and take a look a few ideas that I put together for under $100. Dad ...(more)
Graduations, holidays, birthdays, and weddings are just some of the life events that can make us think about large gifts to children and grandchildren. “Often, we want the next and future generations to have a better ...(more)
As security breaches and hacking becomes more prevalent, protecting your digital self has become more essential. We’ve listed five steps to making your identity safer.
1. Check your credit report annually. Make sure ...(more)
Time is our most important asset. As a father of a 5 and 1 year old, I will never get back the time I have with them now. What are the benefits to spending more time with the Lord and your family? How will that ...(more)
My most recent column provided a list of things to do when a loved one dies. Since there wasn’t sufficient space to complete the list, here is the rest. You might want to save this list with other important ...(more)
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