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G. Brian Davis
82 POSTS 0 COMMENTSG. Brian Davis is a real estate investor, personal finance writer, and travel addict mildly obsessed with FIRE. He spends nine months of the year in Abu Dhabi, and splits the rest of the year between his hometown of Baltimore and traveling the world.
Whether you’re starting a business or are one of the millions telecommuting for the first time due to the COVID-19 pandemic, understanding the challenges of working from home and how to overcome them is the first step to ensuring you become a successful and productive remote worker.
Think there's nothing you can cut in your budget? Think again. "Invisible" expenses are as dangerous as they are hard to spot at first. And cutting them can add up to significant savings. Here are the most common hidden expenses in your budget and exactly how much they cost you every year.
It seems every new headline spells certain doom for the global economy as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. But many organizations have seen a spike in demand in the wake of the outbreak. If you worry your job is on the chopping block, explore these job options.
There’s no such thing as a 100% recession-proof job. But as you prepare for the next recession, keep these recession-resistant jobs in mind. Now may be the perfect moment to switch careers, both to boost your income and protect your career in the event of a global recession.
When it comes to the new coronavirus, many people are more worried about the prospect of self-quarantine than the risk of contracting the virus itself. But in today’s world, you have endless options to keep yourself busy and connected — even if you didn’t plan ahead.
The gig economy is big and getting bigger. According to a 2018 Gallup poll, 36% of American workers currently participate in the gig economy. And that's just the tip of the iceberg. Nearly a quarter...
Every year, millions of Americans receive billions of dollars in tax refunds. Many blow it on dinners out, new clothes, and presents for themselves. But before you get carried away dreaming up inventive ways to spend your refund, do something to boost your future instead.
Many people believe retirement means lower taxes. But just because you’re no longer earning a paycheck doesn’t mean the taxman's out of your life forever. And with major economic and demographic challenges on the horizon, it’s time to start laying the groundwork now for lower taxes in retirement.
Who says you have to work until you're 65? By merely questioning that one assumption, you crack open the door to new possibilities. The question raises others, such as: Why did 65 become the default...
It's easy to think travel can wait. But dozens of historical and natural wonders are deteriorating quickly. Eventually, some may be gone. From ancient ruins to picturesque islands to the Door to Hell itself, plan to travel to these irreplaceable endangered locations - before it’s too late.
Until recently, only career military personnel qualified for pensions. But everything changed in 2018. Thanks to the new blended retirement system, most service members qualify for some kind of benefit. But how does the new system work, and how does it affect lifers? Find out here.