Tariffs Simply Explained

There are a lot of talks in the news recently about “tariffs” and our trade deficit with other countries. When I attempt to talk with friends about this issue, it dawns on me that they don't understand what a tariff is and how that affects our trade deficit with other countries. That prompted me to write this simple explanation. I hope it helps to make things more clear to more people out there who might be too embarrassed to ask.

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What you should know about tariffs

 


 

Sample Chapters: Shifting to the Business of Life, A Survival Guide for Young Adults!

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Shifting to the Business of Life Sample Chapters

 


 

Prenup or Relationship Agreement? What do you think?

I think Sheldon Cooper on the Big Bang Theory is on to something. He coined two amazing phrases that we all laugh at but probably silently agree with: The “Relationship Agreement” and the ”Room Mate Agreement.” Yeah, he gets a little carried away with these documents – 300 pages, really? – but if you really think about both they could be useful in avoiding a lot of bad relationships and even bad marriages. You could also do something like this and call it a “Prenuptial Agreement” for those more serious relationships. Now, now, now, don’t get all crazy – let’s take a look at this for a minute.

 

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Prenup or relationship agreement


 

10 Things You Should Know About Contracts

People who ask you to sign contracts don’t necessarily know what’s in them. And they sure don’t like you to ask any questions!

 

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10 Things You Should Know About Contracts

 

 


 

Dealing With RoomMates, ARGH!

Rents are outrageous these days, aren’t they? So in order to save on rent, you might want to consider sharing your home with friends, aka “roommates.” That way you can split the rent by the number of tenants. If you find yourself having to do this, there are a few things to consider before shaking on it!

 

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Dealing with room mates

 

 

And after reading this article, you might want to check out the one above about Relationship Agreements…Just sayin’!

 


 

Budgeting Short and Sweet!

Budgeting means to look at how much money you bring home each month and decide (by doing some simple math) how much you can spend on various things.  I strongly suggest you write this out in a notebook or on a spreadsheet each month.

 

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Budgeting Short and Sweet