Why Build a Retirement Income When You Can Just Buy One

How Long Do You Plan To Live?

Remember the scary statistic I mentioned a few days back?

According to Prudential Insurance in the USA (and they know a LOT about actuarial probabilities and life spans, after all), the first American to live to the age of 150 is ALREADY alive.  Wow.… Read the rest

Want To Start a Business As Big as Amazon?

Here’s an important update:  My FB friend, Jonathan sent me this link.  It clearly shows two sides to using the Fulfillment By Amazon program.  As with any business, you need to explore all aspects.  As we say on the Internet, YMMV.

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Is Online Money And Finance Real?

I often hear from folks who are doubtful about online entrepreneurship who have the idea that although it may be possible to make money online for a lucky few, those of us who do actually make money online are dealing with some sort of “imitation” or not really real money.… Read the rest

Back To Basics

OK, I promise you this post will not be about Darren Rowse and Andy Wibbels "Six Figure Blogging" course.

But it will be about blogging and learning and making money.

Just this morning i came across this quote in an excellent post on my friend Caroline Middlebrook’s blog (I’ve written several times about Caroline in the past, she offers some excellent advice and object lessons)

… If you have something to say, just say it.

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Retired Income — Fixed Or Variable

If you are close to my age, or maybe even if you are not, you very likely think of the term “fixed income” when you think of retirement.  Since I was a little boy I have always heard various comments regarding retied, usually senior citizen’, folks who were retied, coupled with that fixed income phrase.… Read the rest

FERS — How Much, When and to Whom

Many folks with questions for me on the FSRS (Federal Employee’s Retirement System) just need the basics … at least they need to know the rules of the system before they even know if they have a specialized question to ask.

Here’s one of the best links available on line for the .… Read the rest