Category Archives: The Economy

Labor Market Outcomes for College Graduates

A recurring question that I am asked almost weekly is, “What is the best major for my daughter, son, granddaughter or grandson?” This is not always easy to answer, since not all people have skill sets and an underlying education allowing then to be proficient in all majors. As we are all aware, not all …Read more

DrTCJ’s Tweets June 17, 2016 Through July 7, 2016

For those of you that do not Tweet – you should consider doing so. If you want to talk about effective bang for the buck, the 140 total characters, letters, numbers and spaces of a Tweet on Twitter certainly qualifies. Who knew you could say so much in so little? More important perhaps, is that …Read more

Another Top-10 List — Best States for Retirees

On June 15th of this year I summarized Kiplinger’s research of the Worst States for Retirees. This blog is the Best States for Retirees, again based on Kiplinger’s research utilizing an identical methodology to the former. Where people retire will have economic implications on their incomes and ultimately lifestyle. Granted, family, friends and weather are …Read more

Another Top-10 List — Most Expensive States to Add a Teen Driver to an Existing Auto Policy

A typical person’s second greatest expense – their automobile – is similar to housing. The fees, however, vary. Similar costs include the down payment, financing, maintenance and annual tax (registration and license fees), fuel (akin to utilities) and insurance. Pretty much all else is different. When it comes to adding another person to the insurance …Read more

Another Top-10 List — Worst States for Retirement

Where people retire will have economic implications on their incomes and ultimately lifestyle. Granted, family, friends and weather are also important issues. Household finances, however, will impact the economic comforts of retirees. Kiplinger has evaluated and ranked the 15 worst states in which to retire from a financial perspective. Factors included: Average Health Care Costs …Read more