The Complexity of Convenience

Share List Forty years ago, you couldn’t grocery shop on Sundays. In fact, you couldn’t really do much shopping on Sundays at all.  This tradition was rooted in the religious doctrine that on Sundays, we rest. Some stores still observe the Sabbath, but most indulge the habits and demands of consumerism. Not to mention higher…

How to Handle Finances with Class

Share List Going back to college as a grown adult is a big decision. In the long run, the skills and knowledge acquired from additional education can help land a higher-paying job. The question is if the temporary costs and time constraints of paying for classes will provide a satisfactory return on investment.  [CLICK HERE…

Pondering Retirement Relocation?

Share List There often are two schools of thought among new retirees: (1) Stay put, or (2) “Get out of Dodge.” For those interested in moving, there’s a proliferation of questions to address.  For example, where would you go? Do you have a favorite vacation spot where you’ve always dreamed of living? Can you afford…

Spare Time

Share List We all have spare time. However, it’s possible to be so busy, to have such a long list of things to do, that you actually feel guilty taking a bit of time to flake out in front of the television set, read a not-so-literary book or take a mid-afternoon nap. Even visiting with…