Greg Recommends: Factfulness

Greg Recommends: Factfulness

Factfulness: Ten Reasons We’re Wrong About the World and Why Things Are Better Than You Think by Hans Rosling If you’re feeling like the world is falling to pieces, you’re not alone, but you may need a fact check.  It seems like everything on the news is...
What Would a Rockefeller Do?

What Would a Rockefeller Do?

What will your legacy be?  I don’t know about you, but until recently, I hadn’t thought much about the impact I could actually have on future generations past my kids and grandkids.  It’s one thing to set up a trust (the importance of which I can’t emphasize enough,...
I Dare You to Eat Ethiopian Food

I Dare You to Eat Ethiopian Food

I want to tell you the story of an impressive entrepreneur who owns a heck of a little restaurant named Zagol, which just moved to a convenient new location on Mira Loma and South McCarran in Reno.  This story is not about how great the food is at Zagol (which it is),...
How to Leverage Debt to Get a Free Car

How to Leverage Debt to Get a Free Car

Here is a cool financial trick: If you took out a loan with a 5.0% simple interest rate (the interest does not compound) and you were able to write off the interest as a tax deduction, you could offset the cost of your interest payments by putting the borrowed money...
Credit Scores Up, but Student Debt Soaring

Credit Scores Up, but Student Debt Soaring

A Bloomberg article published in September 2018 highlighted a positive trend: credit scores have hit a record high.  Notice the correlation between the age group of the credit holders and their score. The article says, “Demographically, the new credit score high is...