Panic Buying face masks Wastes Money (I keep Telling Myself)

Panic only makes tunnel vision narrower and emboldens irrational thinking. I am not preaching. Right now, I am seriously considering spending hundreds of dollars a month on medical and respirator face masks. Facts and reality alleviate panic and eliminates panic-buying regret (I don’t know why I need a face mask. As of this writing, over 110,000 people on Earth have COVID-19. In December 2019, only...

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How to buy a car from Goodwill

How to buy a car from Goodwill
Wanting a car and being able to buy a car are two different things. According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, the average American salary in 2019 was just under $49,000. However, the average price of a new car in 2019 was $36,700. Imagine using almost 75% of an annual salary to buy a new car. This is a serious dilemma for many people since over 63% of Americans drive on an almost daily basis. You...

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Posted in: Auto, Career and Work, Money, Personal Finance, Saving Money, saving money

I have yet to buy my Dream House – I’m OK with that

dream house
The average price of a new home as of September 2019 was about $363,000. About 65% of Americans own a home. However, the great majority of homeowners are people aged between 50 and 65, and over. Older Americans are more likely to have good credit, fix-incomes and pensions, savings, and good credit. Everything needed to maintain a home. After all, the dream of home ownership, often called the last...

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Posted in: Home, Money, Personal Finance, Saving Money, saving money

Five Scams Most Likely to Target Elderly Retirees

elder abuse scams
Elderly retired life is supposed to be the, “Golden Years.” However, for many elderly people, old age means they become the target of attention from sophisticated, gold-digging scam artists. Financial elder abuse occurs when senior citizens are tricked and/or bullied into giving up money via sophisticated schemes. It is the fastest growing form of elder abuse scams relative to other kinds. Over...

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