Death has a price tag. The average cost of a funeral is starting around $10,000. Recently, someone I know passed away and wanted to be buried at Woodlawn Cemetery in the Bronx, New York. The plot alone was $11,000. Needless to say, the family sought out more affordable options. The costs are astronomical and it’s … Continue reading Can You Afford to Die?
Mark Rober is an engineer that has used his expertise respond to an incredibly frustrating problem, package theft. With the rise of companies like Amazon, online shopping has become a way of life. Unfortunately, this convenience leaves hard earned money glittering on your doorstep. In today's video he shows up his latest invention. It's a … Continue reading Daily Inspiration: Man Thwarts Package Thieves
Drake is a rapper/singer who is quite popular worldwide. Before music stardom, he was an actor on the teen drama show Degrassi. The budget for the video of his single "Gods Plan" was almost 1 million dollars. Instead of using the money for a lavish video, he donated cash and gifts to people and organizations … Continue reading Daily Inspiration: Artist Donates Money In Lieu Of Expensive Music Video
Will Smith is an accomplished actor who uses his platform to motivate others to go after their dreams. Today's video is about using failure as a tool. Failure can help us learn what we need improve and change in order to ultimately reach our goals. https://youtu.be/r1Gy5YjBMvk
Student loan debt is no stranger to higher education seekers. As the demand for education has increased over the years, so has the price; leaving millions of people in debt and scrambling to make ends meet. According to the Pew Research Center, Americans owed more than $1.3 trillion in student loan debt. These loans are … Continue reading Kansas Offers Opportunity For Student Loan Repayment
A cancer diagnosis can send anyone reeling with panic. Families are sent into a tailspin, awaiting the prognosis. A significant portion of cancer research focuses on the treatment of adults, yielding amazing results. However, the same advances for children have been stonewalled. The federal governments allots a certain amount of money to cancer research each … Continue reading Childhood Cancer: More Than 4
Housing is a significant roadblock for those who cannot create generational wealth. Finding adequate solutions are often met with discussion and debate; making poverty a hot button issue in the United States. Social programs have been centered around lifting the unfortunate out of desolate situations and making life more affordable. Long term efficacy of these … Continue reading Detroit Aims to Break Poverty Cycle
If you have been watching the news or walking the streets you've probably realized that America isn't really financially sound. With all the hems and haws about how to fix these financial problems, the root is overlooked. How does one get into financial problems? Let's examine the typical American. The typical American probably rents, wishes … Continue reading Culture in Financial Planning