If you want to be financially secure 30 years from now and you haven’t opened a Roth IRA, you’re shooting yourself in the foot. These words of wisdom have come from anyone that is comfortable with their money, including financial planners, economists and any website offering financial advice. Although I am, by no means, comfortable … Continue reading Oh My Gosh! Just Open A Roth IRA Already!
The way the moving parts of government, unknowingly, work against each other contributes to the plight of the FKD’d millennial. Can you blame them? Earlier this year, members of Congress introduced a bill called the “Opening Doors for Youth Act 2017.” The bill is intended “to provide at-risk and disconnected youth with subsidized summer and … Continue reading Oxymoron: Subsidizing Entry-Level Jobs For Teens And Minimum Wage Hikes
Minneapolis recently decided to jump on the minimum-wage bandwagon. This bandwagon is led by the “fight for $15” activists who are attempting to increase the minimum wage to $15 per hour for the entire country. Since a blanket minimum wage increase at the federal level is not possible, they are going to localities instead. Under … Continue reading Minneapolis May Experience An Uglier Minimum-Wage Fiasco Than Seattle
One way to get ready for the Whitewalkin’ robots and the changing economic landscape is to internalize the concept of antifragility.
Moving to a new city, particularly in your 20s or 30s, can be a defining moment in your life. Yet people in the U.S. are moving at historically low rates, and you don’t need to look far to see why. Housing prices are back up If you haven’t noticed, housing prices are back up to … Continue reading Slow on the Move: Prices, Technology and Rent Control