The 10 Best Companies for Advancing Your Career

fizkes / Workers are in high demand these days. U.S. employers added 263,000 jobs in November, only a slight drop from October’s number of 284,000. And while unemployment stayed unchanged at 3.7%, wages are 5.1% higher than a year ago, The New York Times reports. Not every worker can have their choice of prestige […]

The 10 Most Deadly Jobs in America

Parilov / Almost everyone complains about their job on occasion. But if you’re a logger, miner or truck driver, you might have greater concerns than most. These are among the most dangerous jobs in America, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics’ latest annual report on fatal occupational injuries, which reflects data from […]

Tax Breaks Increase for Gifts, Estates and Capital Gains in 2023

Andrii Iemelianenko / The income thresholds that trigger some important taxes are changing in 2023. The IRS is making the changes to account for inflation. The moves will mostly impact wealthy taxpayers, although some folks in the middle class also likely will benefit. Following are definitions of the three key taxes that are impacted […]

The Annual Financial Checklist

It’s important to maintain your automated financial system. Every year, I spend a few hours re-reviewing my system and making any changes necessary. For example, have I added subscriptions that I don’t need anymore? Should I adjust my Conscious Spending Plan to account for new short-term goals? Set aside some time every year—I recommend December […]

How Do I Invest More?

Let’s assume you have already dealt with the most important parts of your finances: your credit cards, bank accounts, spending, and investments. You’ve consciously decided what your Rich Life is, and you’ve built a financial system that is essentially on autopilot, letting you spend your time pursuing the things you love. You’re doing great. Especially […]