Finance

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19 Aug 2016

Time to Start Thinking about Taking Care of Our Parents When They Retire

When we were younger, our parents had some type of talk with us, whether it was about sex or our plans after high school. Now that we’re older, we’re having “the talk” with them about their plans for when they retire. I’ve seen people retire and then return to work

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18 Aug 2016

The Future of Marijuana Tourism in San Francisco

This post is brought to you by the fine folks at Medithrive, a medical cannabis dispensary we recommend. Their new storefront at 1933 Mission St is dope, and so are their products

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12 Aug 2016

Teaching Kids About Money in a Debit/Credit World

My daughter is going to the third grade and over the summer, I’ve been working with her on her math skills. Her second grade teacher gave students a math packet to work on and hand in on the first day of school to their new teacher. I appreciated her teacher

Joy Elan 0
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04 Aug 2016

10 Things You Didn’t Know About BART

Lateefah Simon is ready to change up her BART commute, and has a plan to bring transportation justice – the idea that public transportation should be accessible, affordable, accountable, and world-class in the Bay. The creator of San Francisco’s first reentry services department, and the youngest woman to win the MacArthur

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The American Dream has long evoked the idea that the next generation will have a better life than the previous one. Today, many Americans feel that dream is in jeopardy.
02 Aug 2016

Breaking Free From The American Pipe Dream

I have met other people who have a Bachelor’s and Master’s and they are in professions such as grocery clerks or janitors because they need to pay their bills. Shoot, there a lot of us working two or three jobs to keep up with our student loan payments and take care of our households.

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Re: Big Ben

On 2012-06-26, at 8:56 AM, Simpson, Mike wrote:



London's famed Clock Tower which houses Big Ben is to be renamed Elizabeth Tower in honour of Queen Elizabeth's 60 years on the throne.
12 Jul 2016

Pro-Travel and Budget Tips in London

At some point, we’re all virgins to international travel. Although London is in an English-speaking first-world country, here are a few things I wish I’d known prior to my first few commutes. I could have saved a chunk of change and enjoyed myself a little more. Read the fine print

Lavinia Ludlow 0
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06 Jul 2016

To Keep San Francisco a Creative Place

Did you know that we have a special hotel tax in San Francisco that was created to fund our city’s art programs and has a long history of funding low-income housing? It’s a wonderful way of taking some of the massive profits from our tourism industry and reinvesting it into

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