Interest on most savings accounts are about 0.01 percent which is just 0.01 percent better than keeping the same money in your sock. ♥ Saving for the future implies that you think you have a future which sounds cocky to most people. ♥ When you have thirty thousand dollars in credit card debt, saving ten […]Read More Why Aren’t Americans Saving More?
When I used to write several checks a month, I never forgot how to make my signature or what my name is. $$$ Knowing that, with my signature, I could create my own currency, made me feel like a GOD. $$$ The subject line was fun. I could put whatever I wanted there. When I […]Read More Why I Miss Personal Checks
Nothing beats an IRA or, as I call it, “Charlie’s Impulse-Spending Fund”… Δ Retirement is much cheaper if you live with one of your kids. Choose the one who paused the least when you asked if you could live with him… Δ In warmer climates, nothing beats living in a refrigerator box. Δ There are […]Read More Planning for your Retirement
If we ever go to an all-barter economy, gynecologists are going to have a rough time in retail establishments. € I used to make tiny gold bars out of scrap jewelry and kept them in a little bowl. In no time, I’d amassed a small fortune… € I broke a quarter into three pieces and […]Read More Wealth of Notions
I had a rough childhood. My family had nothing and had to borrow to get even that. We lived at the dump for years. When people hear this, they always ask the same question: “If you lived at the dump, where did you throw your trash?”. Well, it was Florida, so we threw it beside […]Read More It was Never Easy for Me