When I worked security in the Texas prison system, I had the most amazing health insurance plan.  I remember paying $10 for the doctor visit when my son’s mother found out she was pregnant. That $10 covered all other doctor’s visits, a three-day hospital stay, anesthesiologist, emergency C-section, etc. The doctor was a top-of-the-line, well-respected… Read Article →

Book: The Millionaire Next Door (1996).  One of the first books I read when I started on the road to financial freedom. In The Millionaire Next Door, authors Thomas J. Stanley and William D. Danko summarize findings from their research into the key characteristics that explain how individuals became wealthy, defined as those with a net worth of… Read Article →

Interactive Website: New Adventures for Older Workers (2013). This PBS NewsHour interactive feature (text, videos, charts, surveys, and questionnaires) notes that more people are working well past traditional retirement age. It asks the questions, “Is retirement as we know it a thing of the past? How long are we likely to work?” The first chapter,… Read Article →

Newsletter: Bottom Line Personal.  As I have touched on previously, I firmly believe that total well-being involves more than just fiscal fitness.  It involves mental, physical and spiritual fitness as well.  This newsletter hits on all those areas.  As noted by the editor, this semi-monthly newsletter seeks to provide the best information, from the most knowledgeable sources… Read Article →

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