Will I get a Stimulus Check?

Will I get a Stimulus Check?

The top question of the week is will I get a stimulus check.  Using Family Feud as our style of answering the top answer is:

  1. MAYBE

Here are the answers you need to know

How much are the checks?

Individuals earning a gross adjusted income up to $75,000 a year will be eligible to receive a $1,200 check. From there, the checks will be reduced by $5 for every $100 in income north of $75,000. They phase out completely if you earn $99,000 or more.

Married couples earning a gross adjusted income up to $150,000 will receive $2,400. Checks phase out completely at $198,000 for couples. Heads of household will receive $1,200 if they earn up to $112,500, phasing out completely at $136,500. Additionally, heads of households and married couples will receive $500 per child under 17.

Who Qualifies?

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Tackle This Project to Protect Yourself

Tackle This Project to Protect Yourself

Whether you are “sheltering at home” or escaping to the office it is time to make yourself more secure in your online life.

The Covid-19 virus has awakened many to the need to be secure both in our physical health and our online security.

Your employer has not thought of this yet, but how secure is the network you have at your house?  I am guessing not very secure because the WIFI password was made simple for everyone including visiting relatives to use.

With a little extra time on your hands here is an item you can check off the to-do list that will make you more secure in our ever-increasing digital age

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Is This March Madness?

Is This March Madness?

You hear from me usually every Friday… but have I ever asked

“Are out of toilet paper?”

If you have not seen the store, there is a run-on toilet paper.

This is March Madness.

We are no longer in a bull market.

US stocks are down 20%+ from their highs… which by the “official” definition, snaps their longest-winning streak in history.

The news coming out today about the coronavirus is surreal…

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5 Tiny Habits for Financial Success

5 Tiny Habits for Financial Success

What do two pushups every time you go to the bathroom have to do with financial success?

Absolutely nothing and everything at the same time.

BJ Fogg kickstarted this habit and dozens of other little changes to his daily life that resulted in his losing 20 pounds and transforming his life.

His Book  Tiny Habits: The Small Changes That Change Everything emphasizes that starting small can lead to big changes.

In an interview with insider.com Fogg stated ”The trick to lasting success is making sure that you pick out new behaviors and routines that you actually want to adopt, not simply those you think you should do.  One of the criteria is you actually want to do it,” he said. “So that’s why it’s really easy to create them, and then there’s no reason to procrastinate.”

How do you take this idea and apply it to your financial success?

One small action at a time.

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Four Steps to Wealth in 2020 by Michael Tannery

Four Steps to Wealth in 2020 by Michael Tannery

Happy New Year to you and your family.

Tina and I were excited to see 2019 close the curtain and the dawning of a new year and a new decade.  Last year we had all the fun we could handle in one year.

What is Wealth?

According to merriam-webster.com Wealth is an abundance of valuable material possessions or resources.

Resources, of course, can mean valuable resources yet what are resources?  Do they always mean money?  No, valuable resources also include our time, our health and our community and of course money.

Over the next four weeks, I am going to set out ideas for you in ways to make your life “wealthier”.

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What Do You See?

What Do You See?

A year goes by too quickly and yet there are days when it just seems to take forever, such is the dichotomy of life.

My blog writing is typically accomplished on either Thursday or Wednesday evening sitting at the dining room table. (Some nights there might be a glass of wine)

My view tonight is the lighted decorated Christmas Tree and it brings a bit of normalcy to what has been a “different” year.

A year ago, if I told you all the things that were about to occur in our life, you might just say, “You cannot make the _______ up”.

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