Betting it all on “the economy?”

“The Economy” Won’t Save You First, it is because it’s not about “the economy,” it’s about “your economy.” If you are waiting for something to pick you up and whisk you away to your dream life, you will be waiting a long time. Taking personal responsibility for how your life and your finances turn out is…

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“Good Job” vs. Entrepreneurship

Search for the good job

Everyone Wants a “Good Job,” Right? I guess it depends on who you’re speaking with. And what do you mean by a “good job?” I’ve heard this term a lot over the last few years, especially around election time. You hear statements like “There just aren’t enough ‘good jobs.’” What better excuse for mediocrity can…

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Economics vs. Politics

The “mainstream media” keeps telling me that the economy is in the crapper, but I’ve never been without a job for longer than around 45 days (except when I lived in south Florida in the summer one year in 2003). When I lose a job, I get another one. It’s just the way I am.…

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What If It’s Not as Bad as “They” Say It Is?

This blog entry began on July 16, 2010. I am learning about writing a post and saving it as adraft so some of the current information may seem a little outdated, but the message is clear. As I begin this entry, I am watching the stock markets enter a trading area known as “the crapper.”…

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