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Working from home or what is called telecommuting, has become extremely popular in recent years. Of course, with the high price of gas, the cost alone is reason enough to avoid a commute. The ability to have a more flexible schedule is another great benefit. Lastly, for those with children, working from home can save a ton on childcare costs. Yahoo CEO, Marissa Mayer, announced last month that employees could no longer work from home. This has created a firestorm of controversy among the rank and file and has begun a nationwide discussion about the whole concept. My focus in... Read more →

Tom Donahue - The Current State Of Talk Radio Jim Paris welcomes talk show veteran Tom Donahue to discuss the current state of talk radio in America today. Tom is a pioneer of what is considered today to be Patriot Radio. He is his own person and does not follow the script of any particular political party. Tom has issues with the major radio talk stars today such as Rush Limbaugh, Sean Hannity, and Glenn Beck. He does not pull any punches on why he thinks many of the top paid hosts today have sold out. Read more →

You may consider it odd, but Dave Ramsey and I have both been writing and speaking on the topic of Christian finance for more than twenty years, but until ten days ago we had never met. I received a personal e mail from Dave a few weeks ago inviting me to visit his offices in Nashville and get an inside look at his operation. There is a very funny backstory here that I must share to give context to our meeting. Dave had become aware of some negative blog posts about him and the blogger had a very similar website... Read more →

I have reached the point recently that the size of my wallet has reached critical mass. No, it is not loaded with money but reward cards. I love rewards cards. One of my favorite grocery stores offer very generous discounts and even has a feature allowing members to earn up to 50 cents off per gallon of gas. As more and more retailers offer reward cards, it presents a real problem figuring out how to carry them around. The solution; a virtual wallet. There are quite a lot of virtual wallet apps available for your smart phone device. This article... Read more →

The Internet has changed so many industries and the next one in line appears to be taxi cabs. A new website called SideCar allows commuters to use a smart phone app to find individuals to share a ride with. Imagine this scenario; you have a four door car and commute into the city each day from your suburban home. Rather than taking on the entire cost of your daily commute, you use Side Car to find individuals that will ride along and then make a 'donation' toward your expenses. Although it was extremely low tech, I did this multiple times... Read more →

The Student Loan Crisis Jim Paris will be joined by Alan Collinge, the founder of Student Loan Justice to discuss the student loan crisis. Americans now owe more than $1 trillion dollars in student loan debt. Many experts believe it is headed for a collapse very similar to the real estate market. Are students being scammed with easy to get loans that they may never be able to repay? Read more →