How Far Would You Move For A Job Opportunity?


The US unemployment rate has improved dramatically since the dark days of 2009 when about ten percent of the population was unemployed. But even so, many people are still having a hard time finding a job that paid as well as the one they lost.  Many unemployed workers are being forced to expand their job search to locations they would have previously considered too far.  … [Read more...]

4 Money Lessons I Learned From Samurai Jack

Samurai Jack

Long ago in a distant land…I, Aku, the shape-shifting Master of Darkness, unleashed an unspeakable evil! But a foolish Samurai warrior wielding a magic sword stepped forth to oppose me. Before the final blow was struck, I tore open a portal in time and flung him into the future, where my evil is law! Now the fool seeks to return to the past, and undo the future that is … [Read more...]

What Scrooge McDuck Taught Me About Money and Life


When I was a kid there was a string of hit Disney cartoons that aired in the after-school hours on weekday afternoons. The Disney afternoon lineup included the Gummi Bears, Tale Spin, Darkwing Duck, Goof Troop, and Chip and Dale’s Rescue Rangers. As a cartoon-loving kid, I was in my glory.  I loved all those shows, but my favorite was Ducktales. So what does watching … [Read more...]