Why Don’t Employees Pay for Unemployment Insurance?

January 13, 2009 by  
Filed under Insurance, Taxes

Before you start calling me bad names, let me assure you that even Mr. ToughMoneyLove has sympathy for the unemployed.  I am so grateful that I am not one of them.  For any of you out there looking for a job in this awful economy, I truly hope you find one ASAP.  Just don’t assume that President Obama will dump one in your lap anytime soon.  (That’s a story for another day.) Read more


Planning Your Wealth Preservation Options for a Post-Election Economy

October 30, 2008 by  
Filed under Financial Planning

The election will be over in few days.  The end of this interminable campaign has good and bad components.  The good is that we will no longer be subjected to the candidates’ incessant misstatements of fact and making of promises that we know will be broken.  The bad is that the media will dedicate even more coverage to the “economic crisis.”   This will further reinforce the market-crushing fears in the minds of consumers and investors.  Read more