Why Do People Invest In Gold?

investing in gold, investment, stock market

Why do people invest in gold? The short answer to this is because of uncertainty. When prices of gas, oil, and other basic commodities rise, people get worried and run for cover. That cover is gold, which has been used for hundreds of years as hedge to inflation. A more complicated answer to that would … Read more

Searching For a Job Without Your Employer Knowing You’re Looking

the perfect job, new career, new work

These days it often seems that it’s easier to get fired from a job than ever before. One way to get fired that’s almost certain is if and when your employer finds out that you’re looking for another job. This is usually considered to be an act of disloyalty to employer, subjecting you to instant … Read more

What To Do If You Have a Large Medical Bill

Large Medical Bill

Now that the Affordable Care Act is in place, consumers are doing their best to keep health insurance as affordable as possible, often by taking larger deductibles. This means that there’s an even greater chance that you’ll get stuck having to pay large medical bills out of pocket, over and above the portion paid by … Read more

What To Do When You Have a Bad 401(k) Plan

You Have a Bad 401(k) Plan, other options

More than a few employers have a bad 401(k) plan. Even if the company is generally a good place to work, it’s a fact of life that the retirement plan isn’t always a top priority for management. Some employers actually have excellent 401(k) plans, but it’s probably closer to the truth that the majority have … Read more