Monthly Archives: August 2016

How to Take Money Out of Your 401(k)

You saved money in your 401(k), and you want to use it. Your age, employment status and 401(k) account rules factor into how you can take money out of your 401(k) account, though. Know the rules so that you can avoid expensive penalties while accessing the funds you have saved. When You Are Still Employed… Read more »

The Theory of Electronic Conspiracy

We’ve all met our share of conspiracy theorists, right? People who insist that everything is part of a sinister plan to keep you ignorant of alien visitors or something. Some of these people come off as total loons, others… make a little more sense than we’d like to admit. The so-called Theory of Electronic Conspiracy… Read more »

Driving for a Living: Worth the Cost?

Most people who drive passengers for a living do so as independent workers. You look at a taxi company and you might assume that those guys are pulling in an hourly wage from the company itself. In truth, a taxi company usually functions more like a rental agency with the drivers actually leasing the vehicles… Read more »

Mechanics Insurance: The More The Better

Being an auto mechanic can be tense. If someone brings a toaster in for repairs, you might be out the twenty bucks it costs to replace it. If you make a serious mistake while repairing a car, you’re looking at a slightly bigger insurance claim. People trust you with one of the most important things… Read more »

Workers Comp and Cabin Fever

Being stuck at home on workers compensation after an injury is easier for some than it is for others. If you’re only working construction in order to pay the bills, and your real passion is daytime TV, then you’re one of the lucky ones. For others, it’s easy to go a little stir-crazy after the… Read more »