Unlikely Heros

J.K. Rowling She grew up in poverty and spent years struggling to get by as a single mom. She battled severe depression and her first book was soundly rejected by a dozen publishers. And then she went on to become the wealthiest author of all time. Welcome to the magical world of J.K. Rowling. The… Unlikely Heros

0% Auto Finance

Should I take the 0% finance option offered at the dealership? Q: I’m in the market for a new set of wheels, and I’ve seen some dealers advertising zero-percent financing. Should I take this offer? A: An auto loan without any interest sounds like a dream; however, there are many considerations before deciding to take… 0% Auto Finance

Bobby Hoyt:

Millenialmoneyman.com Bobby Hoyt gets it: Personal finances for millennials can be tough. There’s home ownership to consider, a career path that’s still somewhat undefined, and a staggering amount of student loan debt to pay off. What’s a cash-strapped millennial to do? Hoyt is here to help. The teacher-turned-financial blogger offers struggling millennials solid financial advice… Bobby Hoyt:

Unlikely Heroes

Mark Zukerberg He was placed on probation at Harvard, sued by two former classmates for $65 million and forced to testify before Congress for a data breach that may have impacted 87 million Americans. But Mark Zuckerberg, innovator of the social media world, has soldiered on despite all odds to create an online kingdom that… Unlikely Heroes

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Barbara Corcoran She floundered through her education, earning straight D’s all through high school and college. By the time she turned 23, she’d already had 20 different jobs. Barbara Corcoran was looking at a life of financial struggle and the futile chase of success. But then, she started her next job and everything changed. This… Unlikely Heroes:

Beware of Unemployment Scams

Tens of millions of Americans have found themselves out of work as the economy reels from the impact of COVID-19. A record 22 million Americans have filed for unemployment insurance in the four weeks leading up to April 11. Unfortunately, when there’s bad news, the scammers aren’t far behind. According to the Federal Trade Commission… Beware of Unemployment Scams

Unlikely Heroes

Steve Jobs He spent his early school years dreaming up pranks and he couldn’t make it through the fourth grade without bribing from his teacher. He dropped out of college after just six months and was ousted from the company that he co-founded. But Steve Jobs went on to build an empire that revolutionized the… Unlikely Heroes

Unlikely Heroes

Henry Ford His father wanted him to spend his life working on the family farm. His friends told him his idea was crazy. But Henry Ford defied all odds, paving the way for today’s automobile industry through his audacity to challenge convention and to persevere through all obstacles. Let’s take a look at how this… Unlikely Heroes

Elder Abuse

World Elder Abuse Awareness Day, June 15, 2020, recognizes the risks of elder abuse and neglect of older people. It’s a day for family and caregivers around the world to learn how to take proactive steps to protect loved ones and for older people to learn how they can protect themselves.. What is elder abuse… Elder Abuse